A Hard Day

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Craziest thing…

Hey all. So yesterday, the craziest thing happened. It was a weird day, Riley had slept only a few hours the night before. Amy had to catch sleep in the guest room since she had work, and I spent the night alternating between begging Riley to sleep and trying to command her to. (Sidenote...neither works...).…

Let’s ALL commit to taking a risk today…

In today's turbulent world it may seem strange that I am saying today it is more important then ever to take risks, but that is the idea I am proposing today. Whether the risk is talking to someone you normally wouldn't, going skydiving, joining an organization you normally wouldn't, taking your dream job or attending…

No such thing as color blind…

OK, so, have always prided myself on being color blind. Oh I don't notice people's skin color I say witheringly. Well I used to. I would get enfuriated when people said that it was impossible not to notice people's skin color right away. As I got older, as I became a fighter for rights for…

Writers Block Rant

So I am doing better with dieting and exercising then writing...what????????? I am down 6 pounds since May 1. I am exercising at least 3 days a week, sticking to the diet and going strong. I am sucking out at writing. I can't focus. I have no clue what to write about. I sit down…

So It Begins

I am not going to give numbers, but I am going to be completely open and honest. My doctor really isn't giving me a choice anymore, and I have to lose weight. I know I need to. I want to. I want to be the best and healthiest me for my daughter and wife -…

Yes, I am Mom

In today's society it is normal for families to be made up of many different kind of mixes. No longer is this the world of racially ambiguous Dad, Mom, 2.5 kids, dog and white picket fence. This is the world of advancing melting pot families – at least on first look. Being a part of…

And so, yeah – November

November. In this house it is known as the start of the busiest time of the year. Not necessarily the most wonderful time of the year as some songs that will soon begin to play ad nauseam would have you believe. No. It is the start of birthday season for us, as well as the…