The heat index over the weekend here in the Midwest was up around 100 degrees, but the calendar is saying that summer is almost over. As a parent, I find that the summers are strong markers of my children’s progress and development. My son and my daughter are home … [Read more...] about What a Great Summer with My Kids
I remember one day in the late summer of 1988. At 10 years of age, I was stumbling out of childhood and into my teenage years. It was still early enough on in this process that I was certainly more child than not, but I was beginning to see the larger world around me. My … [Read more...] about The Best Summer Rock Song Ever? What’s Your Vote?
Three days ago I was walking into the Beverly Hills Four Seasons and I thought I saw the bass player for Green Day standing in the lobby and talking on his cell phone. He appeared to be arguing with someone. I was pretty sure that it was him although I am no Green Day scholar … [Read more...] about A Father Figures
As a child of the 80's, I have grown up with video games. Now that I am a father of two children, I am excited to continue to play video games with them. As video games have matured over the past couple decades, they have certainly become more and more real and, yes, violent. … [Read more...] about Ratchet and Clank for PS4 Review