Posts filed under: Family

A Lesson In Life From My Wife

I read somewhere that the difference between school and life is that in school you’re taught a lesson then given a test; while in life you’re given a test that...
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Lessons from The Bachelor – What’s in a Name?

This is a different kind of Bachelor blog post. It is not a judgment or critique. It is rather a reflection – a comparison if you will. Though there were...
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My Bachelor Resolution

The latest installment of The Bachelor starts tonight and I’ll be watching. It’s my New Year’s Resolution. Let me explain… Resolutions made at the turn of the year, or goals...
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Why We Do

The following is a guest blog (my first guest blog actually) written by fellow firefighter and close friend John LoFaro of Vail Fire and LoFaro Smithworks Ltd.  I wrote about Johnny...
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More Anniversaries Please

Trista and I recently celebrated our 13th wedding anniversary. To be completely honest, we actually celebrated a day early. Why a day early? Simply put, it just worked out better...
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What To Get The Kids?

On this “Cyber Monday” it seems appropriate to examine the always challenging task of Christmas gift selection.  By far, Trista is the most difficult to shop for.  Therefor, her gift...
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The Struggle is Real.

Have you ever woken up in the morning, participated in the day and found yourself crawling back into bed at night wondering where the time went?  Or rather, what exactly...
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