Father, Human, Marketer

Savoring the announcement

When you have really great news that you want to share with everyone, you're just bursting at the seams to get it out into the world. They're engaged! He got the job! She got her acceptance letter! We're expecting! Whatever it is, you probably want to blast it out to the world all at once… Continue reading Savoring the announcement

Husband, Musician

Admiration for amateurs

Sometimes we'll see a next-door-neighbor type everyman doing something -- for their job, as a hobby, in an instructional video  -- and think, "That's easy, I could do that." Or even, "They're screwing that up; I'd be much better." Entire TV series and YouTube channels, from gameshows to reality shows, are partially based on this… Continue reading Admiration for amateurs