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Stories from the journey of fatherhood & brotherhood
Barbie Car Wipeout awareness covid intentionality Nov 22, 2020

We circled 2020 long before COVID cracked it wide open. This would be the year when our car’s regular seating assignments changed. Once my daughter got her driving permit in February, we ventured out to drive in slow circles around the neighborhood. 

Then, when COVID kept most people off the roads in March and April, we took advantage of the open spaces to get some serious--and safe--practice in. The more comfortable she got with driving, the more comfortable we got just riding...

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One Word fatherhood intentionality Oct 27, 2020

You’d think my wife and I would remember the day…the year that we did this.  But that happens some times in moments you don’t realize will be so pivotal in your life.  But we do know that it was when our son was in early-elementary school.  My wife and I are type ‘A’ personalities and we will overthink and over plan making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.  So you can imagine how we raise our son.

Whatever year it was in his life, I...

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A Grandfather's Intentionality grandsons intentionality Oct 11, 2020

Our oldest daughter and her family made the 10 hour trek north from Florida this July to spend a few days with my wife and me. She came with her three school-age sons. Our son-in-law was also able to join us which was a unique gift. His work has gone "virtual", and he spent most of the midday hours with a headset on which reminded me of a character from Lost in Space.

His headgear included a camera allowing him to virtually walk his work facilities with the face-mounted camera of one of his...

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