As we neared the firing of the cannon marking the end of summer, discontent bubbled up inside me like a witch’s brew in a red hot cauldron, threatening to boil over at any moment. With school set to resume tomorrow, our usual quota for adventure was woefully short. We completely failed to camp together as … More Making it happen after failing so miserably
Today was a great Father’s Day. What an awesome thing it is to actually be a dad on Father’s Day! It’s fun to be on this side of things. As usual, today was filled with its share of difficulties and challenges. Slipping on a $10 pair of thick wool socks changed things, however. Walking into … More Dads with kids should enjoy Father’s Day guilt free. Otherwise, what’s the point?
I never miss an opportunity to be a picnic evangelist, so I’ve rolled this old column out of the archives with the hopes that you’ll enjoy one where you live soon. With this experience I especially enjoyed combining cultural history, exercise, relaxation together as a family, and good food…. One of the finest family adventures … More Recovering The Lost Art of Picnicking