Dollars and Sense

All parents have moments where they feel pride for their children. Last week, I experienced one of those intense bursts of fatherly admiration for Audrey. She had her eye on a new pair of white Converse tennis shoes, and had done some housework in order to earn money for them. “I’ve got enough!” she announcedContinue reading “Dollars and Sense”

Squeaky Shoes

I recently picked up a new pair of walking shoes. With as many miles as I’m logging lately, the Vans – fashionable as they are – were no longer cutting it. Even without a fancy little swoosh, these new shoes offer an improved walking experience. Except at work. Because every time I walk across theContinue reading “Squeaky Shoes”

What’s to Love About Zero?

The other day, I came to a realization that completely changed the way I think about footwear. It caught me off guard, but there is no denying the truth any longer. Loafers are my new best friends. Once upon a time I was a tennis shoe guy, and my allegiance belonged to Nike. I woreContinue reading “What’s to Love About Zero?”

Farewell Bachelorhood: How to Tell You’re Living With a Female

Tara and I have been living together for a full week now, and it has been wonderful. We’ve been sore from using a lot of muscles that don’t normally get a workout (from all the lifting and moving and unpacking – get your minds out of the gutter already!), but also subscribe to the adageContinue reading “Farewell Bachelorhood: How to Tell You’re Living With a Female”