Basketball

Before I caught the music bug, I played basketball for a good part of my childhood.  I played in a couple of leagues and school teams during the school year and tournaments during the summer until I got to high school from second to eighth grade.  Whenever I had a free moment, I wanted to […]

Read More Basketball

Dads Take Your Child to School Day

Yesterday in New York City was Dads Take Your Child to School Day. I think that’s a thoughtful initiative with very powerful and beneficial results. Even when I am sitting on my porch writing in the mornings, I normally see mothers walking their children to the elementary school around the corner from my house. Maybe […]

Read More Dads Take Your Child to School Day

The Missing Snack

Well, I have quite a few things to write about this week! I’ve been running around a good portion of this morning and didn’t get a chance to write last night due to being a little under the weather. Well, it happens. I was late and didn’t get to write what I intended to for […]

Read More The Missing Snack

Dads Take Us to School Day

I’m very close to my sister. We’re twins. Of course I’m close to my nephew as well. He’s a good kid. Really bright and in many ways reminds me a lot of myself at six years old. Unfortunately his father isn’t in his life. It’s not unfortunate at this point for my nephew but for […]

Read More Dads Take Us to School Day

The New Year

It seems like no matter how old we are, religion, balls dropping in Times Square, or our staff accountants start a new ledger the new year begins when school starts.  As a New Yorker, the new year begins anywhere between a day or three after labor day.  It is the time of new beginnings, starting […]

Read More The New Year

I Wasn’t Ready

A few days ago my mother took my nephew to see one of his best friends (his mother is a teacher there) at his old preschool.  I went as well to get all of the information that I would have needed to get Cydney ready to start daycare there in a few weeks.  Although I […]

Read More I Wasn’t Ready