These Eyes

I've been away from the blog for awhile now. In that time, "life" happened. There are many stories to tell but some of them are more private than others. The subject of "These Eyes" went through a season no father would wish their child to go through. I'll share the full story one day but [...]

Dancin In The Minefields

On June 14th, 17 years ago, remarkably, Heather Anderson said "I do" and we've been dancin' in the minefields ever since. Even after 4 years of long distance dating, we had no idea what we were getting into. On that day we didn't know we'd eventually be parenting a boy and two girls. Heather didn't [...]

Knots In Your Rope

We arrived home safely last night after a week in the Outer Banks. In case you missed it, I covered why this trip was important (HERE). I also gave a mid-week update of some of the not-so-brilliant moments (HERE). It was an incredible week on so many levels. I once again was reminded who I [...]

These Eyes

  Today we celebrate 11 years that these eyes have been a part of our lives. It's going too fast. Way too fast. These eyes captured me the first time I saw them These eyes ushered in being the father of a daughter for the first time These eyes teach me about compassion, joy, sensitivity [...]

Remembering Mom

I was standing in the grocery store a few minutes ago, looking at Mother's Day cards. What a sobering moment that turned out to be. Tomorrow, I will pause to reflect and remember my mom. Maybe you too will "celebrate" their life while mourning the loss. When I returned home, I pulled up this excerpt of [...]