Tag: birthday

  • THIRTY-FIVE: Just Trying to Thrive!

    THIRTY-FIVE: Just Trying to Thrive!

    Last updated on February 7th, 2024 at 08:04 amThirty-five—it doesn’t feel like a big deal, but it sure sounds like one. I’ve made birthdays a bit of a non-event for myself since having kids. It isn’t me being “emo” about it, as Sarah surmised last year when she planned a wonderful surprise dinner with my family, but…

  • This is 4.

    This is 4.

    Last updated on January 28th, 2024 at 02:35 amHey kiddo, You’ll often hear me joke that we’re simply graduating from the “Terrifying Threes” to the “What the Fours,” but no matter what comes out of your father’s cynical, hardened mouth, I want you to know that you’re a pretty great kid. I’m plenty hard on you—your…

  • Thirty-Four: Becoming the Man I’ve Been Looking For

    Thirty-Four: Becoming the Man I’ve Been Looking For

    Last updated on February 7th, 2024 at 07:47 pmAnd all of a sudden, the blog came to a standstill. I can’t blame it on anything in particular—I had more than enough to write about with nearly a dozen posts sitting around at about 90% complete—but things felt different. Some stories felt false. Deadlines didn’t feel…

  • Thirty-Three: Looking Hard Trying to Find ME.

    Thirty-Three: Looking Hard Trying to Find ME.

    Last updated on February 8th, 2024 at 12:24 amI feel like we do this every year—I get a little older, grow a little wiser, but somehow miss the mark on accomplishing the countless items left sitting on my to-do list with each passing birthday. Call it being unrealistic or being too hard on myself, but there’s a…

  • Thirty-Two: Here’s to the Hustle.

    Thirty-Two: Here’s to the Hustle.

    Last updated on February 6th, 2024 at 11:59 pmJuly 2015 — I’ve just turned 32 years old, and I’m trying to figure out what I want to be when I grow up. I’ve built this #BloggerLife for myself — a little digital space with promise, letting me share thoughts and ideas with thousands, evolving around…