When was the Last Time You Held a Book?

Books honor the human condition. They keep our traditions alive, awaken our imagination and put our little ones to sleep.

Do we miss opportunities and openings because we are moving too fast?

Have you ever seen a hummingbird fly by?  It reminds me of how I move through the world at times. In other words, moving too fast to be able to enjoy the finite moments in life. For example, my son recently came to visit me for 30 days. He arrived July 31st. We had aContinue reading “Do we miss opportunities and openings because we are moving too fast?”

Fatherhood

    Nate came through the revolving door at the airport, saw me and ran straight into our hug.  His first visit back to New Mexico since his move east one year ago.  Seeing how much he’d grown and matured, I just let myself feel the pride, love and happiness circulating within me at thatContinue reading “Fatherhood”

Teaching a Boy the Importance of Doing: A Father’s Practice

My son passed this comment as we headed for his swim class – “I really don’t want to go to swimming, but I’m going to” – as if he wanted me to approve a decision that would avoid his afternoon workout.  I could see he was looking for an out.  No such luck today. IContinue reading “Teaching a Boy the Importance of Doing: A Father’s Practice”