Me, Lake Tahoe, and A Kia Sorento

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I was working on Valentine’s Day this year because that is what restaurant managers do. Before I went to work that day, I drove Kas and the kids to the airport to head off to Lake Tahoe for a #SorentoFamily adventure. I was pretty bummed that I didn’t get to leave that day, with my […]

Gatlinburg And The Great Smoky Mountains

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Gatlinburg has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Just thinking back the other day about the time that we drove to the Smoky Mountain KOA and my dad was so tired, he laid in the floor of the van and slept for hours. When he woke up, we […]

Dads, Romans, Oren, The Wall, And The Kids Of Kesem

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Hadrian’s Wall was a wall built to keep the Barbarians separate…HA!…What are you going to do now? There are twelve Barbarian Papas on the way to conquer you!! There was a great man who happened to be a dad blogger as well. He decided that there needed to be a place where dads could come […]

I Knew It Was Coming

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It’s finally here and I knew it was coming! The monster in my stomach that has me ready to puke. Oh, it’s very real and I am quickly coming to the reality that it is going to be here for a while. My kids are growing up too fast and I am starting to see […]

TOP 10 List Of Bruiser The Cat’s Different Expressions

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Our cat Bruiser is one cool cat. I picked his sister and him up when they were kittens from a little pet store in Tennessee. Bruiser was a little bitty guy and didn’t look like he would ever be very big. That’s what led us to the name Bruiser. If he wasn’t going to be […]

Niagara Falls-Who Knew

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Disclosure*****I received complimentary Passes into some of the attractions but all opinions are 100% my own***** So, my first ever idea of what Niagara Falls looked like came from Superman. That’s right, Christopher Reeves flew as the man of steel down into the falls to catch the boy who fell off the rail. I have […]

Dragon Tries To Eat The Princess-King Steps In

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DISCLOSURE***THIS REALLY HAPPENED AND IT HAPPENED TODAY****I’M SERIOUS****   It was a gorgeous day in the middle of the week. The sun was high in the bright blue sky surrounded by big fluffy clouds. Just Beautiful! The King, The Queen, The Princess, and The valiant knight Sir Gabriel decided to go to the market before […]

This Dad’s Worry

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Just when you get over all of the thoughts of your child being bullied, beaten, hurt in a car accident, or any other teenage drama, it gets worse. A threat is discussed and shared all over social media. A student is upset and told someone that he is going to shoot up the school tomorrow. […]

Star Wars Cereal is Here

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Way back when I was a child, THE FORCE was strong with me. I knew that one day I would become a Jedi. I was always a little different when it came to the things I did and the characters that I hung out with. I mean, I even ate cereal that was worlds apart […]

Spring Cabin Fever

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I am finally back to work after a month of Surgery and rehab for my knee. Now, of course, my time off started with the worst ice storm in years on the day of my surgery. Not to mention, the 3 more winter weather events during my time off. So I was just stuck in […]