I am blessed to have grown up watching the two greatest misters on television: Mister Rogers & Mr. T. Being from Western PA, Mister Rogers holds a special place in my heart (did you know he was a Minister?) These two people accurately reflect … Continue reading Mister Mister
My teenage daughter recently got new furniture for her bedroom. It was Danish and needed to be assembled. I was proud and awed that she was able to put it all the sets together completely on her own. The instructions were sparse, but she seems … Continue reading Your skills are complete
I am not good at sports, but I want my son to be (or at least better than me…maybe as good as his Mom at baseball). To that end, I have signed up to be an assistant coach for his little league. There is something … Continue reading Give me your best shot. I can take it.
Being a father is tough. In your head you know the kind of Dad you want to be, but sometimes reality doesn’t quite match up. You lose yer temper or your extremely blunt when you don’t need to be. In your head & heart you … Continue reading Raising the Next Generation
Today my google radio station turned me on to this gem. I’m a sucker for great lyrics, especially if they form a picture or story (most of the song is techno, but the lyrical part in the beginning had me hooked): The winds were blowing … Continue reading Memory Shell
These are the tools a Dad should use when putting the boy down for bed and the girls are out. Tonight’s fun included towels, Nerf guns and handcuffs (and not necessarily in that order). There can be only one! (That gets to stay up)
That’s how I like to describe Flogging Molly: Irish Pirate Music. Today I get to drink my favorite beer (hint: you can’t see through it) and make my kids listen to Flogging Molly. Grab a pint of Guinness and enjoy this little treat on St. … Continue reading Irish Pirate Music