Dadcation

Know what kind of email you don’t ignore?  One that says “You’re Invited: New LEGO Star Wars Component at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta.”  I RSVP’d for 5, checked...

I’m sure my children wonder why I sometimes fly to different cities for a few days without their mother or them.  Most of the time, “it’s for work,”...

New Orleans is magic.  I can’t land in New Orleans and not become immediately energized, excited, and free from any concerns that existed upon boarding the plane that...

My 8-year-old’s elementary school had its “dad-daughter” dance event last Friday night, so I dressed up in pretty much what I wore last year, and we went.  This...

The children struggle to agree on a show when they’re allowed the rare indulgence of TV in our house, so they take turns picking the show they will...

A couple weeks ago, I got a package in the mail from Netflix, and it was a “Puss in Boots” calendar. I wasn’t sure how to react to...

For the past several years–actually, for as many years as I can recall offhand–I haven’t had the Monday that is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day off.  Since becoming...

I don’t normally take the entire day off on Christmas Eve, but I decided to this year, and we visited the new ice skating arena that opened a...

The day before Thanksgiving, I had a mediation set for 9am.  A couple hours later, my client and I realized the insurance company was not going to bridge...

The 8-year-old started reading the “Harry Potter” books a few months ago; she’s finishing the last installment in the 30-45 minutes of extra awake time we give her...