Recent Posts

  • Hey Future me – You Got This!

    Hey Future me, it’s me from like from 10 years ago. I know you got a couple tough weeks ahead with midterms coming up, but you got this! Start the day with some exercise, try to eat well, don’t get… Read More ›

  • Good Instincts – Fire Bad!

      Dear Daughter Often education is responsible for assisting you with being successful in life, but don’t under estimate good instincts either! Good instincts can make life great and I believe you have good instincts based on the picture above…. Read More ›

  • Thin Mints – Hmmmmm!

    Dear Daughter Let’s stay on yesterday’s snack seem. I think life is great because of the occasional binge on Thin Mints – specially when you stick them in the freezer! Hmmmmm, yummy goodness! This is the time of year where… Read More ›

  • Wheat Thins – Snacky!

    Dear daughter You know this is not an advertisement! Wheat Thins can make life great when you desire a small snack, but it never ends that way – does it?  This is a serious problem that our household faces. These… Read More ›

  • Soft Toilet Paper – Nice!

    Dear Daughter All right, let’s stay on yesterday’s very sophisticated theme of butt related stories. Soft double quilted American toilet paper makes life great! First let me share with you that when I was staying with my grandparents as a… Read More ›

  • In-Door Plumbing!

    Dear Daughter Any camper out there or old timey guy like your Dad can tell you that indoor plumbing makes life great!  When I was a child, I lived for a short period with my grandparents in a home that had… Read More ›

  • We Live in Paradise!

    Dear Daughter After having spent some time in Minnesota last week, let me tell you that life is great because we live in the SF Bay Area of California. They said that living in California makes you soft and are… Read More ›

  • Saturday – What a Day!

    Dear Daughter Don’t Saturday morning’s make life great? The week is behind you, and sure you got all kinds of stuff you need to get done over the weekend, but that’s what Sundays are for! Enjoy your Saturdays! There are… Read More ›

  • Let There be Light!

    Dear Daughter As you recently learned lightbulbs make life great, but they are extremely difficult to replace. It is because of this difficulty that people are always asking how many people from a particular country does it take to replace… Read More ›

  • Decisions & Regret!

    Dear Daughter Well its that time of year when students must decide which extra class to drop and which one to keep – decisions must be made and regret will likely ensue regarding the road not taken! Sadly, there are… Read More ›

  • SpelChek

    Dear Daughter Hopefully your first day of school was wonderful, but not so wonderful that you will want to stay in college forever! I’m torn whether to say that spell check makes Life Great or has dulled my brain? It… Read More ›

  • New Beginnings

    Dear Daughter Well today is your first day of the semester, which is great. It’s a fresh start, a new opportunity to kick some college butt. As of today, you have 100% in every class! A chance to maybe meet… Read More ›

  • Love – of course!

    Dear Daughter & Son (this time) Love is the most obvious “why life is great” posting, but I wanted to wait until today to post it because it’s mom and dad’s 25th wedding Anniversary. While this is the most obvious,… Read More ›

  • Happy New Year – A New You?

    Well not much has been written lately since my daughter has been home for the holidays and we can just talk, so not much reason to post stuff.  However, today is a special day, so let’s add something – Happy… Read More ›

  • Hawaii & Google Maps!

    So no posts for a little while since we were altogether as a family in Hawaii. Before you get too envious, read on! This was our first time to the Big Island.  Nice trip, but there was a lesson learned… Read More ›

  • Finished!!!!

    Congrats!!! Somehow you survived this semester! Time to come home, pack, and go to Hawaii to chill. Proud of you kid. I’d write more, but I have yet to pack too. Dad.

  • Happy to be Done, but Worn Out!

    Dear Daughter Today is your last final. Life will be great by the end of this day. I suspect you will be extremely happy to have gotten it all done. May I suggest not looking in the mirror afterwards just… Read More ›

  • Omaha Steaks – Family Fun!

    Dear Daughter Wanted to give you something to look forward to when finals are over. Hawaii just doesn’t seem like it’s enough for all the pain you had to endure this semester. I was thinking that maybe on Saturday after… Read More ›

  • “Know what I Mean Jellybean?”

    Dear Daughter Your finals start today and I just wanted to offer you some friendly advice. I would recommend that your initial answer to any test question is not “know what I mean jellybean?” First, if you are going to… Read More ›