Brothers Just Wanna Have Fun…

“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” – Proverb “Brothers don’t shake hands, brothers gotta hug!” – Chris Farley in Tommy Boy Although we’ve already discussed the importance of battling beside each other, and challenging and encouraging each other, another important facet of brotherhood is the ability to let our hair down* […]

Life Awaits.

Fun Friday: 25 September

I realize that I didn’t post the next installment of my series on Brotherhood–it’s been a busy week–but I will get back to it next week, I promise. In the meantime, you could always just share the first two posts to your social media friends… The Bond of Blood: Brotherhood and Strength and Challenge. Anyway, […]

Fun Friday: 18 September 2015

Well, after about 3 years, here is an installment of Fun Friday. Most of my posts around here are pretty serious, if not downright intense, so just to show I am not a robot, I will try and spice life up with some more light-hearted fare. Here is a link to the last Fun Friday […]

Top 5 Posts of 2013

Just a quick capstone for my blog this year… It’s been a busy year for me, my family, and the non-profits I work with, G42 and Global Adventure. It’s seen us pass on our roles in Spain to friends, and begin a new adventure in England. It’s been a huge risk to move and I’m […]

Finding the mini-battles

Finding the Mini-Battles

What is it about men that makes them seek out ways to do difficult things together? I recently had the pleasure of taking part in a Tough Mudder. If you’ve been living under a rock for the past five years, the Tough Mudder is an obstacle course/race/mud run/half marathon/pain machine. It is seriously intense and […]

Popular Posts of 2012

7 Most Popular Posts of 2012

It’s the time of year we begin looking back at what we’ve accomplished over the past 12 months while looking forward in anticipation… For me, this year has been amazing and stretched me like never before. My family has grown together and the kids are growing and learning so quickly. (Bec and I aren’t growing […]

Shakespeare Henry V St Crispin

Shakespeare is Better than Real Life

Excuse me while I get civilized today… For this week’s Friday enjoyment, I want to play you one of the best battle speeches of any movie. Whether Henry V actually said anything remotely related to this is irrelevant; Shakespeare’s version is much better than real life. Saint Crispin’s Day Henry V at   For […]

Act Happy

Act Happy.

I found this transcribed in some old notes that I had lying around. It’s the Editor’s Letter from the September 2006 issue of Best Life. There used to be a guy in my office who had a way of setting off the battery acid in my stomach. It wasn’t as though he had a caustic […]

Family Vacation – 2012 Edition

I’m on my holidays this week, so here’s a few of my best posts of the first half of the year. Enjoy! Most Popular Posts for 2012 Boys Need An Initiation (The start of my series on initiation) Seven Rules For Dating My Daughters / “Two for Tuesday” Beautiful Outlaw Book Review Burn The Boats […]