A Simple Philosophy for Living

Getting older, I really hope I’m getting wiser. But some recent events have made me take a look at my own views, prejudices, and behaviors, in an attempt to codify things a bit better. Another case of “simplify, simplify, simplify” at work here… Brian’s Rules for Life Be kind as often as possible. Most of… Continue reading A Simple Philosophy for Living

Staying Positive in a Whirlwind

Mid-life crisis or not, it doesn’t change the fact that my life is caught in a perpetual whirlwind of commitments. School events. Soccer. Street Petz. Work. Crossfit. And then I get whatever’s left, though there usually isn’t much left. So how do I stay positive and cheerful in the midst of the howling tornado raging… Continue reading Staying Positive in a Whirlwind

Parental Struggles: Violence in Sport

Ok, it’s time to come clean. I’m struggling with something I have to admit I’ve never really had to deal with until now but is something I’ve wondered about with other parents. You know those folks who don’t want their kids playing sports because they might get hurt? I get it now. This Labor Day… Continue reading Parental Struggles: Violence in Sport

My wife is 29 again

It’s my wife Evelyn’s birthday today. She’s 29 again. And she’s impossible to shop for, so I thought I’d try to put a few words together to describe a bit of what she means to me. Let me start with a crazy number. Together we’ve put nearly 500,000 miles on our automobiles since we started… Continue reading My wife is 29 again