Dads & Daughters

I am a fortunate man in the sense that I have both a masculine son and a feminine daughter. After I wrote Fathers and Sons, where I discussed how, “Your son is going to follow the example you set, not the advice you provide.” I decided to write a piece dealing with how to raise a daughter […]

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Fathers Raising Sons

I left active duty after a successful 8 year career not because I didn’t like the military, but rather because I knew I’d rather be a quality and present father than a stellar sailor. Collecting a pension at 39 sounded like a solid plan and originally it was. But after my son was born and then […]

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Remove the TV

The television in your home is a portal for outside thoughts and influences to enter your inner “safe space“. I want to push back against the “norm” of having the TV be the leading source of information and entertainment in you and your family’s life. The world can be a dark place; there’s no reason […]

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The Complexity of Marriage is Simple

When you fail to lead, your girl is caught in purgatory; stay knowing your potential or leave for a chance at better Marriage is like most things in the world, it’s supposed to be simple yet it is very complicated. Fixing a marriage seems very difficult, yet it’s quite simple. The problem with these preconceived […]

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2015 Book List

‘Total Recall’ – Arnold ‘The Way of the Superior Man’ – David Deida ‘Game of Thrones’ – George R. R. Martin ‘A Clash of Kings’ – George R. R. Martin ‘Matterhorn’ – Karl Marlantes ‘Liberal Democracy’ – Unk ‘The Power of Now’ Eckhart Tolle ‘Guide to the Good Life’ – William Irvine ‘Gates of Fire’ […]

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2014 Book List

‘Slaughter House-Five’ – Kurt Vonnegut ‘The Book Thief’ – Markus Zusak ‘Gates of Fire’ – Steven Pressfield ‘House of Leaves’ – Mark Z. Danielewski ‘The Midwich Cuckoos’ – John Wyndham ‘The Unbeliever’ – Zachary Kitchen ‘Survivor’ – Chuck Palahniuk ‘American Flag History & Etiquette’ – Unk ‘Declaration of Independence & Bio of the Signers’ – […]

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