December 24, 2014

Baby Jesus 2014

Looks like I’ve settled into my ANNUAL blog post schedule. Sigh. Well, it’s been a busy year. That’s my excuse and I’m sticking to it. It’s time for our 7th annual Where’s Baby Jesus? — a Christmas tradition at our house. Here are links to some past years: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013. We have quite a […]

September 16, 2014

Whole Lotta Roy

Someone named Roy (who I don’t know) called my number 9 times over 6 days in July 2012. On one of these days, he called 4 times! Even after calling and leaving 6 messages, on his 7th call he throws in an “I love you” at the end. He called 2 more times then never […]

January 16, 2014

Take Time

Take Time Take time to Think, It is the source of power. Take time to Play, It is the secret of youth. Take time to Read, It is the foundation of wisdom. Take time to Love and be Loved, It is a present. Take time to be Friendly, It is the road to happiness. Take […]

December 21, 2013

Baby Jesus 2013

Wow, it’s December 21st already!  Well, you know what it’s time for….yes…..time for our 6th annual Where’s Baby Jesus? — an annual tradition at our house. Here are links to past years: 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. So this year, Collin decided it was time for Baby Jesus to ride donkey back again just like he did in 2008. […]

May 11, 2013


From the moment we’re born we’re drawn to form a union with others an abiding drive to connect to love to belong. In a perfect union we find the strength we cannot find in ourselves.

March 28, 2013

New Facebook App Idea

It’s March 28th in Northeast Ohio. About 150 days into the big chill. Winter’s last gasp. And here is my idea for a new Facebook app. It’s called Newton’s First Law of Spring Break. Sir Isaac Newton radically changed our understanding of the Universe with his Three Laws of Motion. His third law of motion […]

December 5, 2012

Top 10 Misheard Lyrics: Deuce or Douche?

Update December 2012: Springsteen was recently interviewed and says he changed Manfred Mann’s original lyric from “cut loose like a deuce” to “revved up like a deuce” yet admitted the reason the song went to #1 was because people heard “wrapped up like a douche”. This was the one moment in the history of the […]

November 30, 2012

My “Pick 5” Stock Experiment, 6+ Years Later

Over six years ago, I decided to choose 5 companies that I liked and buy their stock. I didn’t spend any time researching the companies I chose. I simply chose companies whose product or service I liked! Here are the companies I chose: Netflix (NFLX) Ebay (EBAY) Comcast (CMCSA) Tivo (TIVO) Google (GOOG) It’s been […]

October 9, 2012

A Birthday Request

Dear Friend, I’m about to turn a year older. And hopefully, a little wiser. I saw this video and learned that almost a billion people on our planet still don’t have access to clean drinking water. Take a look at this short video which kind of brings this “home”. I’d like to do something about this. So this year, I’m giving up […]

July 11, 2012

When Parents HeyTell

I can’t decide if this is pathetic or a clever attempt at communicating with my teenage son.