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The First Butterfly Ball Was A Success
The first Annual Butterfly Ball at the Emerson this past weekend appeared to be a success, it really was magical for all the little girls and that special man that they look up to. I hope this event will continue for many Father's Day weekends to come.
What I Want For Father’s Day
My first Father's Day is this Sunday and because my daughter is only two months old (and she doesn't know me THAT well yet), I thought I'd provide her with some gift ideas. Here's a short list of some great gifts for under $50 (she seems to be kind of a slacker, she doesn't …
Sunday Brunch- 6.10.12- Playlist
THIS view... this one- is the reason I moved to Montana thirteen years ago. Although over the years I have found many favorite scenic views, they are as limitless as the clouds in our mighty Montana skies, this is the one that will come up in my mind when Im 90- living in a place by the water with b…
Senior Portraits Never Go Away. Exhibit A From 1995
Ah, the Senior photos. Whatever seems like a good look today probably won't be in 20 years...and your Senior photo will haunt you for life. Just to be clear, I did not think this was a good look when I posed for it back in 1994 (the summer before my senior year). I remember thinking why?, but taking…
Summer Is Almost Here, Let The Backyard Games Begin
After the weekend we just had here in Bozeman, I am thinking summer! I'm smelling the Bar-Be-Que, tasting the beer, and making some serious moves in my flip flops. Who else likes to get a little competitive in the backyard this time of year?
May 22nd Is Buy A Musical Instrument Day
I don't know who declares these things but tomorrow, May 22nd, is Buy A Musical Instrument Day. Why not? If you've always wanted to learn how to play an instrument, this could be a final kick in the right direction. I think Music Villa is at least going to be a stop for me tomorrow.
Be Good To Your Mother. You’ll Miss Her When She’s Gone.
I unwillingly joined a club in March of 2005. It was raining like hell in Bozeman when I got a phone call from my father in Mexico, where my parents were living the good life. That phone call became my membership card into the "Your Mom Isn't Here Anymore" club.
Mother’s Day: The Price Of Gold, My Priceless Piece
With Mother's Day this month, I thought I'd share some of my fondest memories of MY mom, whom I lost in 2005.  Regardless of what "the market" says, my gold necklace will always be priceless and you'll have to pry it from my cold, dead body before I'd sell …
Back To (A Whole New Lovely) Reality
I spent the last two weeks at home in my bath robe. It was, by far, the most worthwhile vacation time I've ever taken. I'm now back at work following paternity leave beaming with something. It's extreme joy and pride. This new life rejuvenates inside of you. You can feel it, and it, m…

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