Archive for June 2015

One Month Of Fatherhood

One Month Of Fatherhood
It’s been a little over a month since my son was born and it’s been the experience of a lifetime. You hear people talk about “the miracle of life” and it most certainly is but even bigger is how it affects you and other people. I’ve been humbled by the generosity of others and the... Read more »

20 Years Since the Death Of R&B Diva Phyllis Hyman

20 Years Since the Death Of R&B Diva Phyllis Hyman
For those of us that are music fans there are moments in your life you can measure because a favorite artist died. The first time it happened to me was April 1, 1984 with the death of Motown legend Marvin Gaye, despite that I was eight years old I knew who Marvin was and was... Read more »

General Motors Recall 15031 For 2011-212 Chevrolet Malibus

General Motors Recall 15031 For 2011-212 Chevrolet Malibus
For owners of the seventh generation Chevrolet Malibu (2008-2012), a new recall was just mailed out to owners this last week. Depending on model year and options there have been seven recalls on this model. I personally own a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu LT1 and this is its third recall (and all in the last two... Read more »
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Every Day Is Father's Day For Me

Every Day Is Father's Day For Me
Three weeks ago I became a dad for the first time and I’ll never forget holding my son for the first time. Since then fatherhood has had its challenges but the rewards far outweigh any crying, struggles or issues. Last Father’s Day I was sorrowful because I was less than two months removed from losing... Read more »

Our Son's First Time At Church

Our Son's First Time At Church
On Sunday evening we took our two week our son to church for the first time. As with any trip for a two week old, preparation is key and often more time consuming than you think. But it was so worth it. Our son likes to sleep in the car and is often still sleepy... Read more »

Why I Love Trucks

Why I Love Trucks
I’ve said in the past that I am a car guy but the truth of the matter is I have been in love with trucks as long as I can remember. All kinds of trucks, from “light duty” pick up trucks to 18 wheelers with 52 foot trailers. The picture on this blog is of... Read more »
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My First Car: 1986 Nissan 200SX

Ask any grown man about his first car and it will stir up emotions and memories. I just found pictures of my first car which ironically was my late dad’s mid life crisis vehicle. In May of 1986 my father bought his first import car, a brand new 1986 Nissan 200SX XE, 2.0 four cylinder... Read more »

The First 10 Days Of Fatherhood

The First 10 Days Of Fatherhood
So I’m now over a week into fatherhood and as you can guess its humbling. Humbling that God has granted my wife and I a healthy little baby boy, humbling that sometimes he cries uncontrollably and all I can do is hold him in my arms and keep my cool. Humbling that our families are... Read more »