Tag Archives: maturity

Dirty words.

It’s not a 4-letter word, but to many, “accountability” is still a dirty word. When I was younger, I think I worried that accountability showed some sort of weakness in my person or character. As I aged, I realized…it did! … Continue reading

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I’m 40 and living in my friends’ basement…

…and I wouldn’t want it any other way. Seriously. This morning I was thinking about how crazy life can be. At times, Traci and I feel like we’re the punch line to one of those Nationwide Insurance commercials: “Life comes … Continue reading

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Thing I’m really bad at

Today’s culture almost makes it impossible for people to be labeled as “bad.” Whether it’s a particular skill, a subject at school or some kind of athletic competition, our culture tries to capture the good in everyone, by eliminating the … Continue reading

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Dating Traci

I first met Traci when I was in 8th grade, and we started “dating” when I was in 9th (she was in 10th…you know, that older woman thing!). We dated for just a little over eight years before we got … Continue reading

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Inside and Out

My daughter BJ has been working on a science project the past two weeks. We make her take vitamins every day (twice a day) and she sometimes gets a little frustrated with our constant reminder, “BJ…did you take your vitamins … Continue reading

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