Poetry In Motion, Seeing In A New Way…

Rarely, perhaps never, have I posted images of my own sons. Unfortunately, that’s because rarely do I set out to document my family. I often think about it, I know I need to do it, but something happens between intent and action. Last week I spent some time alone with Poet, our two year old. The meaning of Poet’s name is “one who …

purchase with purpose, part one: Toms Shoes…

I’m both ashamed and excited to say, I finally have my first pair of Toms Shoes. Ashamed because I’ve waited so long, excited because my new kicks helped changed the world.  How? (Taken from the Toms website) “In 2006, American traveler Blake Mycoskie befriended children in Argentina and found they had no shoes to protect their feet. Wanting to help, …

birthdays, buckles and breidenstein…

I recently was blessed with another birthday. Just before my birthday I found out I was turning 35, rather than 34.  That’s a whole different story. My incredible wife, together with my amazing friends chipped in and got me something I’ve never had before, in all of my 34, ah-35 years… A custom belt buckle, designed by local artist Stuart Breidenstein. Stuart, with some …