Category Archives: Stepdad

The Grand Canyon – It Doesn’t Disappoint

I won’t lie. This blog could be boring. No one fell off a cliff. We didn’t get attacked by mountain lions or vultures. We didn’t have to hike out of the bottom of the canyon in 104-degree heat. We simply … Continue reading

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How To Enjoy That ‘Travel Day’. Or Not.

There are travel days when you simply have to, you know, travel. Nothing more. But can those humble and unassuming days of vacation also be an adventure? I guess it is all in how you look at it. Right? Here’s … Continue reading

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The 2016 Family Vacation

  Like most families we get to have one vacation every year. Last year, we went to Oregon Coast. Family gathering. Lots of food. Sandy beaches. Sea-lions. The year before that, San Diego. The zoo. Legoland. And my first outing … Continue reading

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The Stepdad and the Great Pokemon Kakuna Hunt

Ok, Kakuna is a Pokemon. We didn’t specifically go hunting for him. Or Zubat. Or Rattata. Or a bird called Pidgeotto. But we did go on our first HUNT. What is a hunt? Well, let me start at the beginning. … Continue reading

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Top 10 things I Will Never Hear as a Parent

Top 10 things I will never hear as a parent Joe, thanks so much for getting us to bed on time so we can get a good night’s sleep and not be complete asshats the next day. Joe, thanks for … Continue reading

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A Will

As an adult, there are simply things you HAVE to do. Feed yourself (and hopefully others.) Wear pants while shopping at Walmart. Make a will. Of those, making a will is the most important and most likely not to be … Continue reading

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What I am. Or Who I am.

And the result is…. Turns out I’m mostly Scandinavian! Yup. Viking blood flows in these veins. Vikings… you know, uncouth barbarians. Beserkers. The Scourge of Europe. I think my mom would not be surprised. So how does this change my … Continue reading

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