SNOW! What to Do…

I recognize that all of the readers of this blog are not on the East Coast or even in the United States.  But, where I am it is 5am and there is already about 8 inches of snow on the ground. And, we are bracing for 1 to 2 feet more.  My family is upstairs in bed so I thought I’d send a quick note out to my readers with a few things to do during the next few days…even if you are not caught in this snow storm. Continue reading “SNOW! What to Do…”

Do You Know What You Signed Up For?

Two mornings ago at about 2am my almost 4 year old, Jaxon, crawled into bed next to me.  Jaxon shows up most early mornings next to me but on this night he must have been spooked or not feeling well.  I heard a whisper in my ear, “Daddy, I want you to hold my hand.”  I put my hand near him, he grabbed it an held it close to his chest.  Actually he held my hand tight with both of his hands.  And if I moved, he quickly pulled it closer to him.  This happened 3 more times in the next 2 hours.  I was touched and my heart was full of love and gratitude.  But, I also laid there realizing the depth of what I signed up for as his father.   Continue reading “Do You Know What You Signed Up For?”