My entire life. I have been waiting for this moment my entire life. 52 years in the making, but today was finally the day! Here are some photos and videos of my trip to the parade today on Februrary 8, 2018.
This year we started what I hope will be a new family tradition (and a nice treat) – a New Year’s Eve family brunch. While this winter has been bitter cold so far, this one was worth a venture to the Northern Liberties area of Philadelphia and a the cold 2 block walk from the… Continue reading New Year’s Eve Winter Treat
This summer my son turned 18 and was able to fulfill a dream he has had for a very long time – to go skydiving! Ever since I made my first jump back in 2008, and his sister made hers in 2015, he has been looking forward to this year when he would be legally… Continue reading He Jumped Out of a Perfectly Good Airplane!
Rowan has made his decision on college. After applying and being accepted at University of Delaware West Virginia University University of Pittsburgh Colorado State University His final choice came down to either UD or CSU and he made the decision to be a ram like his sister. His mother and I are both very proud… Continue reading Two for CSU!
It is amazing what some high school students from Concord High School are doing for a design and engineering project submission to the Source America Design Challenge.
Pets. We make them part of our families. We care for them and pay for their food and care. But one day we must say good-bye to them. It is part of life – dying. Even if that pet has been sick and you knew for a long time that it’s days were numbered, there… Continue reading Finality
In 2008, I had the opportunity to make my first freefall jump. My daughter was only in middle school at the time but even then she knew for certain that she wanted to go. She had to wait until she turned 18 but that wait did not deter her one bit! Today she made that… Continue reading Skydiving with My Daughter!
It has been a quarter of century since Mary & I walked down the aisle together. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long. We had the opportunity for a getaway to NYC to see the Broadway show “Wicked” preceded by a nice Sunday brunch at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park and do a… Continue reading A “Wicked” 25th Anniversary
Today our family sadly said goodbye to a friend. Ty (a.k.a. Channahon’s Nittany Tyee) was part of our family for the past 12 years and enjoyed many family vacations and adventures with us. He has been a running partner for Mary, a pillow for my son, a wrestling and playtime pal for the other dogs and… Continue reading Saying Goodbye to Man’s Best Friend
My wife & I have always been proud of our daughter. Like most parents, with their own children we took pride in all of her childhood milestones from first footsteps, to first words to learning to ride a bike to first day of school. She did some rather special things growing up including learning how… Continue reading That Day You Realize Your Daughter is Capable of Great Things