Category: Life Musings

Musings, reflections, thoughts, links and other academic related materials.

Raleigh Retroglide Bicycle
Life Musings

Hipster or Grandfather?

Funny thing happened at work the other day; a colleague said that I look like a hipster. I thought that was hilarious because if anything, I am becoming more and more like my dad or my grandfather than anything else. As you probably know, I bake my own bread, often in cast iron pans. My […]

Snowshoeing at Cypress Bowl
Life Musings

Snowshoeing at Cypress Bowl

Last week I had the pleasure of going for a snowshoe tour of Cypress Bowl with the folks from Healthy Family Media. The snowshoe trip proved to be fun and delicious but perhaps most importantly, very educational. I have been a bit of an “outdoorsman” most of my life. I have lived, worked, and played […]

Life Musings

Testing a New Look

I’m testing a new look for the blog. One big change you may notice is that on the right side of the blog I now have my Instagram feed – which replaces my Twitter feed. I’m still working on getting my “about me” page back up and running. Overall, what are your thoughts? Please follow […]

Life Musings

Top Ten Winter Destinations for the USA

Last week we were sitting around the lunch table at work and the conversation turned to winter vacation planning – specifically, where were people planning to go for winter vacation. And that got us asking, what are some of the top vacation places, particularly in the USA. Of course lots of my lunch friends assumed […]

parenting
Life Musings

Baby It’s Cold Outside

You’ve probably heard that some radio stations have “banned” or stopped playing the classic Christmas song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” because of concerns that it perpetuates “rape culture” or because of concerns about consent.  Well, there are a couple of really ridiculous points that are being missed in this entire discussion. First, it is really […]

Life Musings

The Reality of Parenting Conversations

Before I became a father I had many delusional dreams of having intellectual conversations with my children. I thought about the conversations we would have about local and global issues. I also thought about wandering along the shoreline with my children and watching the microcosm of life in tide pools. Or going for drives through […]