‘Staying Power’ on willtravelwithkids’ Third Anniversary

When readers continue to view blog posts that have been published months and even years ago, WordPress calls it ‘staying power.’  Next month marks the third anniversary of willtravelwithkids and the site stats confirm that some articles published over the years have staying power.  If you’re new to willtravelwithkids, you may have missed those popular… Read More ‘Staying Power’ on willtravelwithkids’ Third Anniversary

Facebook: devalues true friends (and undermines well-being)

Studies are confirming what we already know – if we aren’t guarded in our use of Facebook, it can have a negative emotional, psychological and, I add, spiritual impact on our lives.  This past week articles about Facebook’s negative impact have been trending on my wall.  Even the sermon at church touched upon Facebook and… Read More Facebook: devalues true friends (and undermines well-being)

American Road Trip (Part I): Father’s Day Melee at Multnomah Falls

Cinnamon coated almonds could be one of the more mischievously decorated nuts. I call them spiced nuts, as cinnamon is one of my favorite spices; although my wife reminds me that the second ingredient in the cinnamon almonds carried by Trader Joe’s is sugar, arguably to encourage the cinnamon to remain affixed to the almond.… Read More American Road Trip (Part I): Father’s Day Melee at Multnomah Falls

Traveling unwired and unfettered – Ohrid, Macedonia

Sitting at a café in San Diego, slowly, carefully touching my lips to the rich espresso macchiatto every few minutes, I had no book, magazine or screen to demand my attention.  I just sat, sipped, watched and thought ‘this is okay’.  Dare I say good?  A few hours later as I ate a grilled chicken gruyère panini… Read More Traveling unwired and unfettered – Ohrid, Macedonia