Success = ?

So this recent blog post and subsequent Linkedin post have really pleasantly surprised me with the amount of engagiment they received.  The subject of both was building your own path to success and what you would tell your 14 year old self.It shows there are so many people who have chosen their own career path, very different from theRead more

Ways to learn as a family during these times.

So here we are, day 10.  We decided to basically lock down as soon as this thing started to look dangerous in the US and thus far, its been a pretty surreal experience with snow the first two days and then glorious sun the days since. It feels a bit like a social experiment thatRead more

Is there a silver lining to all this?

I’m sure like many of you, the developments over the last week have seemed nothing short of surreal.  What started as a news story on TV has quickly become something affecting friends in Europe, to now something which is hitting home with work being affected, day care and school closed and people being told toRead more

Giving Yourself Permission.

Maybe it was the advent of smart phones.  Maybe it was the advent of social media.  Maybe it was the rise of accounts on social media encouraging us to “be the best versions of ourselves”.   I mean it’s not new.  Before all this I was reading as many self improvement books as I could. Read more


This sums up the last 2 weeks pretty much.  Wife, kids, surfing, friends and a cheeky beer to go with it.  I won’t beat around the bush, the last two weeks have been nothing short of amazing. Ericeria, Portugal is a beautiful little fishing village which is now part of the second “surfing reserve” globallyRead more

Crossfit Woodslawn

Now before you see CrossFit and look away, I’m here to break a few misconceptions.  I’ve been a member here since January this year.  Yes, that’s right, I’m a resolutions kind of gym goer it seems.  Between becoming a parent for the second time, hitting 40 and trying to keep my body in one pieceRead more

Guanos 2018

This weekend, we got so lucky.  Great waves, offshore wind and no one really out since its Guanos…. [vimeo][/vimeo] TweetRead more

France 2018

I’ll write a few thought out blogs in the coming weeks, but for now just wanted to fire up some photos from an insane trip this last month. Breakfast everyday. Potty training. The happiest baby. Chez Minus, my favorite place to eat. Capbreton Biarritz The crew! The one who makes it all possible. Our house.Read more


I suppose I’ve been thinking about this post for a while, and now being a parent to 2 kids, I could say that I maybe have a little introduction into this field, but fully realize that me and my wonderful wife are at the beginning of the journey of being a parent.  Not sure ifRead more

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