Lessons learned photographing Iceland

My wife and I traveled to Iceland in June. In the final month preceding the trip, we were watching just about any video we could find on Iceland, and I realized how unprepared I was to capture the beauty that would backdrop our trip.

August 7, 2019

Review: Roll For It!

I am a big fan of board games as an alternative to video games for kids, especially in the post-Catan tabletop era. And while my boys will never choose board games over electronics, they do appreciate the Catans, Tickets to Ride, Clanks! and Forbidden Islands of the world. (Sadly, however, not Carcassone, but that's another story.) While these games are fun, it still can take 5-10 minutes to set or…

July 24, 2019

A flying leap

Early this year, I took a giant leap. Well, that's not exactly true. My family took a giant leap. Together. My wife's partner retired, requiring her to take on more responsibility at work, drastically changing the dynamic of how we were to provide care and support for our sons.

The choice was rather obvious--but not easy. Dad was going to be a stay-at-home parent. Now, if you say "stay-at-home-dad" to anyone old enough to remember the mid-80s chance are that a particular Michael Keaton movie comes to mind...

July 16, 2019