Investing in things of Lasting Value

This Christmas, I asked my kids for a very expensive gift.  I asked them for a new Craftsman roll-away toolbox.  It’s something that I have always wanted but I could never quite justify buying for myself.  Receiving it as a gift gave me the excuse I needed to upgrade my entire tool situation.  The good […]

My Interview on Best of the Best Blogger Series

I was recently interviewed in the Best of the Best Blogger series on the Credit Card Assist website. I enjoyed giving the interview and I am truly honored to have been selected. […]

Dreams and Reflections on a Peaceful Saturday Morning

It’s times like these when I reflect on my goals and plan for the future. During these quiet times I rise above the daily activity to get some of my big-picture ideas. […]

What it Means to be a Father

This Father’s Day, I’m feeling nostalgic, because my youngest child just turned 18. So, on one hand, I have completed my legal responsibility as a parent and a great weight has been lifted from my shoulders. On the other hand, my golden time of sharing their daily lives is coming to an end. […]

Age 21: A Year of Change and Humility

The year I turned 21 was the most tumultuous of my life. In many ways, that one year shaped my life more than any other and determined the direction of my future. […]