10 years ago I celebrated Christmas for the very first time. My wife and I were still dating then, and three days after hosting our first Thanksgiving she asked I was willing to get a Christmas tree. Eager to be a good partner and learn what all the fuss was about, I agreed. We went … Continue reading Our Christmas Tree Tradition
9 May 17 Today I slept in while Jamie made the early pastry run. It was nice to wake up after almost 10 hours of sleep to a beautiful spread from Hure waiting on the kitchen table. We departed at 8:15 for Jamie & Joan’s 10:30 Eiffel Tower tour. First we planned to take the … Continue reading The Vaguely Laid Plans of Mice and Men Also Go Awry
3 May 2017
A little over a year ago, I was toying around with reward flights from SFO to CDG. There is a direct flight into Paris, but there are very few reward tickets available on this route, so you have to book early. 330 days early; the maximum allowed. Continue reading The Setup: Travelogue France Preflight
Our first vacation to Maui as a family of four was certainly an adventure! I’ve wrote a post with various snippets and pics. Continue reading Adventures In Potty Training
When I was 6 or maybe 7 years old my grandfather, my Poppy Roy, took me to Toys R Us to pick out a Chanukah gift. Quite an exciting moment for a young boy to walk through the massive aisles of the Green Acres store with his grandparents checkbook there to connect him with a … Continue reading Another Snake Mountain?
I’ve learned more in the last three months about babies than I did in the last 30 years. I’m certainly no expert, but that won’t stop me from sharing what I’ve gained by listening to those who are. So far I’m enjoying the ride and thought I’d share a few vignettes under the guise … Continue reading The First 90 Days: Lessons Learned
Dear Dad, Gazing down at my two day old son dreaming quietly in my arms, I couldn’t help but think of you. So I thought I’d write, as you always enjoy hearing about my travels and this has been quite the adventure. Our journey began on Saturday, July 6. Jamie was almost due, in the … Continue reading Oy, I’m a Dad!