Arizona Magic


Since surprises are the best, and our kids get rowdy with anticipation, we completely took them by surprise when taking them for a year-long-planned adventure to Arizona.  We were “still unpacking” from our trip the weekend before, so the suitcases raised no suspicions.  We got everything ready, and scooped them into the car at 4:00am. …

When I Was in Kindergarten


As I send my second son off to kindergarten, I realize it was this time 30 years ago that I started kindergarten.  Some may be surprised at how much I remember about kindergarten. I was in the classroom closest to the playground, before they rebuilt that end of campus.  My teacher was Miss Cathy, though…

CBS Studios


Last August, we had the opportunity to visit the local CBS studios with my dad.  We got a tour from the head guy over there, and we got to see EVERYTHING! We got to see the bustling newsroom, and the “newsroom desk” that can be changed to replicate the top anchor’s desk in New York.…