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Coding Camp

My kids love playing video games. Which kid doesn’t? At this stage of their lives we restrict their video gameplay to … [Read More...]

Discomfort Tolerance

The other day 7 put on his swim trunks and immediately began complaining. "Daddy, this tag makes me itchy. Ow, ow, ow!" he … [Read More...]

Take a Knee?

If your social media timelines are anything like mine, yours blew up over the past weekend with people commenting on both … [Read More...]

Reporting in a Hurricane

There I was, 32 years old, sitting in a news satellite truck with two of my colleagues, feeling the large truck filled with … [Read More...]

Giving Back & Looking Ahead at Hurricanes

As I write this all eyes in my state, Florida, are keeping watch on Hurricane Irma, a nasty storm that experts say may bulk … [Read More...]

Fairness, in the Eyes of a 5-Year-Old

Inevitably, it happens. 7 and 5 will be playing and a conflict will arise. 7 will try to reason with 5 about why he’s correct … [Read More...]

A Monumental Conundrum

What should be done with the monuments to Confederate soldiers and warriors erected across the United States? In some … [Read More...]

After Charlottesville, Read this Book

I watched the events unfold in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend and I was sickened and saddened. But I was not … [Read More...]

I’m Middle-Aged

In about 5 weeks I will turn 45. 45??? How in the hell did I get to be 45? Wasn’t I just 25? I demand a recount. Maybe those … [Read More...]

Why My Kids Will Never Play Tackle Football

The steady drumbeat of negative news about head injuries in the NFL has reinforced my decision not to let my kids play tackle … [Read More...]