A Little Perspective

Every now and then we have an experience that seem to put things into perspective. As I was packing for a trip this week I was complaining to my wife about how much I did not want to go away. I was going to miss my first Halloween since the kids were born and I was a...

What I learned from middle school

Tonight my kids went to their first middle school dance. This had me remembering my first middle school dance – a dance I would like to forget. I had a big crush on a girl in my class. Somehow I got the nerve to call her house and ask if she would consider going...

I met a jerk last night

Last night my wife asked me to meet her out for a date night.  The plan was for me to meet her at the restaurant as I was taking the train directly to New Canaan from New York.  Somehow our signals got crossed; I mentioned that my train would get me in around 6:40 and...