Winter 2017

I am at home in Altoona, PA.  It's winter of 2017 (updated January 26). I don't sleep much, here's why: I am a stay at home dad with a wife,…

Chickens

When I was a kid, my grandpap on my mom's side had chickens in an old shed behind the house.  I loved feeding them table scraps and watching them fight…

Out on the town!

For the first time since the twins were born in March, my wife and I will be simultaneously leaving the house without kids.  I am playing a local gig tomorrow evening.  I…

Tidying Up

  For my wife's birthday last year, I bought her the book "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" by Marie Kondo.  I had read several favorable reviews and it felt consistent with…

Baby Steps

Pavel Tsatsouline, is a strength coach and fitness advisor. He is considered to be the father of the Russian Kettlebell in the United States.  I love his work and really enjoy…

Stella

  I got a new guitar.  My new guitar is an old guitar.  It's an old guitar that reminds me of a different old guitar that belongs to a friend…

Mark of the Beast

I listened to a great podcast today from Freakonomics. It was called, Why Are We Still Using Cash?  It's several weeks old. I'm a little behind.  I'm a father of twins. Does everyone…