There is an intense debate going on about how much screen time children should be exposed to since the mass adoption of mobile devices like iPads and other tablets. There are people on both ends of the spectrum and others are somewhere in between. I know parents who won't let their children watch TV or … Continue reading Screen Time For Kids
The Real Work It may be that when we no longer know what to do we have come to our real work, and that when we no longer know which way to go we have come to our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one … Continue reading Wendell Berry
[pictured above is my Grandfather and 12 of his great-grandchildren.] Last weekend I was watching "The Notebook" on TV. By myself. My oldest daughter (known for saying whatever is on her mind at all times) walked into the room, noticed what I was watching, and commented, "Why are you watching this kind of movie? You're … Continue reading Not In Love Anymore?
She is smart. She is strong. She is compassionate. She is brave. She works tirelessly during the day, taking care of our four rambunctious children. She gets up in the middle of the night to feed the baby. She has changed countless diapers, washed millions of dishes, and even fixes clogged drains and changes light … Continue reading Wonder Woman
A few nights ago, I had a great conversation while catching up with an old friend. We started out talking about normal things like how our kids were doing and how things were going at our respective jobs but eventually turned to deeper things. Something I shared was how I was starting a new hobby … Continue reading Making Things out of Wood