Decision time

Sometimes, you find yourself at a crossroads: You must dig deep into your hardwired soul and decide — is it time for fight or flight?

Do you dig your heels in and wage a to-the-death battle, or do you slink away and hope to disappear into permanent anonymity?

Childhood Family Home improvement

You mow, girl!

There are plenty of fantastic milestones in your children’s lives.

First day of kindergarten. Getting a driver’s license. Prom. Wedding. Rebounding from that corporate wide-layoff.

I have experienced plenty of wonderful milestones for both of my kids, and I am sure the upcoming achievements will be equally awesome.

Childhood Family

Oh, little brothers

The other day, my wife and I celebrated our 17th anniversary. I have written plenty of anniversary columns over the years, so this won’t be one of them. I think the fact that we hit 17 years can be summed up with this one sentence: My wife is very patient.