Driving Lessons: Surviving (Barely) Day 3

Gabe Plays Chicken – and Survives — Reading time: 3 minutes:  It’s called the hippocampus, the part of your brain responsible for memory, particularly the transference of short-term to long-term memory. Mine is defective enough that I have selective recall. I only remember good things. So in a couple days, when Gabe says to me, […]

Driving Lessons & Life Lessons

On the Road with Gabe – Day Two — Reading time: 3 minutes It doesn’t take me long to forget that Gabe is on Day Two of driving. After less than a mile, I pull my phone out and start checking scores. I’m always curious to see if Albert Pujols is breaking out of his […]

License to Thrill

Driving Lessons & Life Lessons — Reading time: 2 1/2 minutes – My son took the driver’s test (twice I learned later, overhearing his conversation with his aunt) and got his permit on Friday. If anyone within a five-mile radius reads this, you’ve been warned. The first thing to know is this: I’m his instructor. The […]

A Working Vacation? Say It Ain’t So!

Reading time: 1 minute — So, I’m vacationing with the family in the Blue Ridge Mountains. No Internet connection. No phone service. No wifi. What’s not to love, right? I had no intention of writing anything for the website. Until my wife said: we’re staying in a blog cabin, you’re gonna love it. A blog […]