It’s time.

Enough is enough.  It’s time to make these prescription drugs readily available to those that need them.  It’s time to help Haley Osborn – a sweet little girl with parents just like you and me that would do anything to help their little girl.  It’s time to do the right thing.

Why Am I Running the Falmouth Road Race?

I am not a runner. In fact, there is a distinct possibility that I could finish last in this “race” and may require reflective gear for when the sun sets and I cross that finish line.  But with a little encouragement, some oxygen, and with the … [Continue reading]

Some days, you just need your best friend

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A Modern-Day Love Story

Recently, I sadly lost my grandmother.  Of course losing someone you love is difficult and tragic but the strongest emotions I felt were not of sadness and loss but rather of appreciation and gratitude.  In fact, it was rather a time to to celebrate … [Continue reading]

True heroes even in the eyes of a 5 year old

Yesterday, I watched from my office window in Cambridge the horror that was taking place just across the river with that sinking feeling that what I was witnessing was going to end horribly. I heard the voices on the scanner, saw the MAYDAY tweets, … [Continue reading]

10 1/2 bands your kids need to know

It would be hard to find someone that doesn't love music or say that it has not influenced their life in some way. We all are certainly no different. And as parents, it was inevitable that the musical influences with which we grew up would be shared … [Continue reading]

Today, everyone is Irish

Today is St. Patrick’s Day. Yes, its origins stem from the Irish although St. Patrick may not even have been Irish but that’s another story. For the most part, it’s an American tradition to celebrate all things stereotypically Irish: green beer, … [Continue reading]

46 things I wish I knew as an expectant father

When I first became a dad, I had absolutely no clue what I was doing or what I was in for. In fact, there are some who would argue I'm not in a better place now after 7 1/2 years either but that's another story altogether and for another … [Continue reading]

Kids Can Change the World

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” - Socrates Change. Some of us embrace it while others fear it. Change comes easily for some but for others, it’s a slow and painful process. … [Continue reading]

7 reasons why every kid should have a dog

For most of my life, I’ve almost always had a dog, cat, or both. In fact, when there isn’t an animal around, I can’t help but feel that something is missing. All animals, but in particular dogs, hold a special place in my heart. Over the years, they … [Continue reading]