Dear former students who have sworn at your teachers, I hope this letter finds you happy, healthy, and gainfully employed in a job you like! I’ve been thinking about you lately, and thought I might compose a note. This summer I participated in an outdoor evening boot camp two days a week which included two… Continue reading For Students Who Have Sworn at Your Teachers
You know how I love a good adaptive adventure story! The best part about this one is that it is just a good damn adventure story– adaptive or not! I’ve been following some men in a boat, virtually of course, and it’s been a wild ride including crazy high waves, tropical storms, countless blisters, two… Continue reading Four Men, One Boat, Three Real Legs: 3000 Miles
We honored Martin Luther King, Jr. by skiing at Loon Mountain in some fresh lovely snow this morning. Like car rides, chair lifts and gondolas also allow for a captive audience with one’s children. The snow fell in big, fat flakes. We carved through inches of powder. We fell and laughed, and I dug our… Continue reading Talking about MLK, Jr., Minister Marcus, and Gibbs the Rabbit While Skiing at Loon Mountain
Our little boy is 6 years old today! He is a spunky, bright, active, Star Wars obsessing, site word reading, and bird of prey loving little guy, who likes to ski fast, play hard, and wear many costumes. My mom likes to compare Carver’s birth to the second coming of Christ, since everyone in our… Continue reading Wishing Our First IVF Miracle Baby a Happy 6th Birthday!
I love this photo for many reasons- kids are eating leftover snowman noses. Greta can’t see out of one eye because her hat is pulled down so far. We just happen to have a spare pair of wheels so the Daddy snowman can be authentic. No one is really concerned about how the rest of… Continue reading Identity Crisis
No, this is not our New Year’s miracle– Geoff cannot walk again. But what it is really is quite cool. This is a standing bar, bequeathed to me, well, Geoff actually, by my Uncle Gordon, who passed away almost two years ago this March. I reference a character like Gordon in True North– to be honest,… Continue reading Surprise: It’s a Standing Daddy!