I'm a former sports-writer, current attorney and full-time dad to Axl, Slash, and The Rocket Queen. I'm also an unapologetic fan of the Yankees, Giants, Knicks, Islanders, 80's hair metal and stupid comedies. Come check me out at

Posts by goodtimesdad

Concert Memories

There are few things I love more than seeing live music outdoors in the summer.  Correction, live LOUD rock music outside in the summer. Without further ado, here are my Top 6 summer concert memories (in no particular order): Extreme/Cinderella/David Lee Roth (1991) This is the first real rock concert I remember buying tickets for. […]

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(Not) Amusement Parks

So, I know that this will come as a shock to many of the people reading this but here goes: we have three kids; ages 8, 6 and 3, and…we have NEVER TAKEN THEM TO ANY AMUSEMENT PARKS. Sorry, I didn’t mean for that to be quite as dramatic as it sounded but I know […]

Post-Election Reaction from a Second Grader

So, there had been much talk in my house, over the last week, about the perks of living in The White House because I told The Boys that I was writing in my name for president when it came time to vote. Without getting too political, I really was not thrilled with either option and […]

My Son Did The Right Thing

My oldest son, Axl, is a second grader but this is his first year at his current school. He’s had a pretty easy adjustment, though there have been issues on the bus (interestingly, the girls on his bus seem to be wilder than the boys). He made friends quickly and has really enjoyed it. I was talking to […]

Democracy In Action: Take A Deep Breath

So, this post would probably have been more helpful a few weeks ago, but it’s something that’s been rattling around in my head and today feels like the right day for it… By all means, you should all exercise your right as an American citizen and go vote today, for whichever candidate you feel is best. But […]

Football Sadness

So, when I saw that my Giants are playing the Pittsburgh Steelers this Sunday, the first thing I thought of was my friend Michael. A smoker for many years, Michael died from lymphoma in the summer of 2009. When I first started my blog in August 2009, one of my first posts was about him […]