7 Things Your Kids Will Bring Home From School

If you're reading this, you probably have kids, have had kids, or just have nothing better to do. As is the case for two of the three, back to school time brings about a plethora of emotions: excitement, anxiety, anticipation, fear, among countless others. Sometimes they bring their emotions home with them, or is the … Continue reading 7 Things Your Kids Will Bring Home From School


Summer Vacationing

This is the first summer where all three boys can partake in the enjoyment of a family vacation, and it's been AWESOME! We planned three week-long trips over the course of three months - one trip a month - and after summer vacationing is complete, Nolan begins first grade while Graham will embark on his … Continue reading Summer Vacationing

Christmas Traditions, according to Nolan

Chopping down the tree, watching The Polar Express, visiting Santa Claus, looking for Gus, decorating the tree, drinking hot chocolate...traditions, man, traditions!

10 reasons Fall is my favorite season

(That picture is a throwback from 2012, when Nolan was the lone child) Besides Maine (where they have winter and a few weeks in July), the majority of New England experiences all four seasons. Summer: Sun, sand, watching your kids eat sand, not being able to relax at the beach because your kids are running wild. … Continue reading 10 reasons Fall is my favorite season

Friday in the Field 3.0

Here's some of the articles that I enjoyed this week not necessarily written this week. Amateur Idiot/Professional Dad finds himself here again with Celebrating the Dadlete!, asking ourselves important stuff like "did I have two slices of pizza already or just one?" and trying to squeeze in a home workout. Ireland is home to majestic … Continue reading Friday in the Field 3.0

Friday in the Field 2.0

So it's Friday in the Field again so without and fluff or filler, without any word-count quota pomp and circumstance, here's a list of some of the best posts of the week. Our best of friends Alana at Butlerish suggests you Read this as fast as possible for full effect, something I did and grinned the … Continue reading Friday in the Field 2.0

Top Squash

I was reintroduced to a squash that I had overlooked quite a bit - well, since last year around this time, but it's one of the best squash on Earth. The Delicata squash. It's delicious and super easy to prep and cook, so here's exactly what I did. Cut squash in half lengthwise Remove seeds … Continue reading Top Squash

Friday in the Field 1.0

Maybe it's about time to link up some of the blogs I read. Most relate to being a dad, parenting, and their kids, but all most are relatable to life experiences and lessons. As a wannabe blogger/writer, I want to thank those of you who read my posts or at least pretend to and also thank … Continue reading Friday in the Field 1.0

Top 5 – MiLB Teams (New England+NY/NJ/PA)

In no way is this a Top 5 list based on wins and losses or production of Major League talent, but rather team name and logo. Let's face it, everyone loves aesthetically pleasing logos and fun, unique team names. Living in Connecticut, a state that's had two minor league teams for years - one of which has a … Continue reading Top 5 – MiLB Teams (New England+NY/NJ/PA)