Dadding with Distinction: Drawn & Caricatured I'd guess, for most parents, to our kids we're merely caricatures of our real selves, anyway. But that's mostly true of the myriad glimpses different people get of us as we rotate through various circles: work, church, after-school activities, the neighborhood, and not to mention (but I just did) social... Continue Reading →
Meandering Man: Free (Extended) Nashville Weekend
Lazy (Extra) Days in Nashville - Dad About Town After an early career as a journalist that afforded me titillating glimpses of the wilder parts of Sandusky, Ohio (the North Coast!!!) and the Chicago suburbs (Naperville! Downers Grove! Wheaton! Bolingbrook!!!!!!!!!) -- I've been blessed to upgrade from that scintillating travelogue to the farflung locales the... Continue Reading →
Two American Airlines Tales to Forget
Meandering Man: American Airlines Blues Maybe the headline of this post isn't quite fair. Though, a few weeks ago, when I was caught in my travel time warp, there was plenty of blame I felt I could righteously direct at American Airlines. Because we can't quite blame the weather, can we? Mother Nature laughs at... Continue Reading →
It’s Spring: Time for Grilling!
In Praise of: First Grilled Meal of the Season Box up the snowboots. Mothball the parka. Trap that waddling prognosticator, Punxsutawney Phil, and stuff him for a fuzzy warm hat. Or, better yet, grill the meddling sonofagroundhog. Hibernation's over, bomb cyclones are spun out. Springtime is here and it's time to fire up the barbecue... Continue Reading →