FEATURED: Seans Box of Stuff

It was time again for our second annual trip to Disneyland. This time we decided, sort of at the last minute, to go in the fall. All in all, it was a great trip. We spent time with family, got to relax and of course, spent a full day and a good portion of our kids’ ...

Of Braids and Men
 

Over the past few years we have been educating ourselves on hair.  Products and processes.  Natural versus chemical.  Pomades, relaxers, conditioners, oils.  Not to mention the hundred some-odd bows, hair ties and head bands.  We’ve gotten so good, Steve and I can spot a polyester lace front at a hundred paces. For the past two ...

Advice Doesn’t Prepare You

I always knew I wanted to be a dad. I remember thinking about the kind of parent I wanted to be. The kind that cuts the crusts off of PB&Js, puts magic Band-Aids on boo-boos and helps build rockets with Legos. The kind that helps with homework and projects. That goes to museums and parks with them. The ...

Building a “not-so-dangerous” life

I grew up on a farm in Central Texas. My dad retired from the Navy and my mom a teacher. We did not have much money, but my sisters and I had a really good childhood--not idyllic, but happy. We would go camping in the snow, take road trips across country, and hit up every road...