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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The Spaces In Between

So here we are, right smack dab in the middle of that ambiguous period of time that exists between Christmas and the New Year. It’s a limbo like state in...
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Why We Ski

An article I recently had published in the 2016 MomTrends Family Ski Guide.  Enjoy!...
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These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things.

With just over a week left until Christmas, I thought I’d throw some suggestions out to anyone still looking for gift ideas for the adventurous gentleman.  These are 20 of my...
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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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Thanksgiving Prayer

Dear God, I know we don’t talk much.  Seems like your time is better spent worrying about bigger things than me.  I do always appreciate your willingness to listen.  And...
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