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Interview: Jeff Charleston

    I recently talked to Jeff Charleston, Head Coach at Ochsner Performance Training. Of course most people know him from his time with the Saints, including their Super Bowl […]

Birds and the Bees

Years ago, after my wife told me it was time to have the Birds and the Bees talk with our oldest son, I butchered the whole thing pretty badly. I […]

Interview: Lisa Condrey Ward

I recently got to interview Lisa Condrey Ward from the Southern Hotel and Alton Davis from Pascal Architects. They wanted to talk about The Garden House, Lisa’s newest addition to […]

Speaking to Death

  My wife and I waited in a line that snaked down the church steps. We were there to pay our respects to the family of a friend. The funeral […]

A Bunker in the Sky

  We took our Thanksgiving break with my wife’s family in Gulf Shores this year, where my in-laws own a condo. It was a large group and two more condos […]

Vacation Truth

    When I go on vacation I always tell myself this will be the time when I get my life together, even if only for a short while. Somehow, […]

The Graduate

  (I wrote this last week prior to my son’s graduation.)     I was sitting on the front steps of my parent’s house. My best friend was there as […]

Winter Love for Bethany

  This is a time in life where we don’t go on a lot of traditional dates.  They are most often spontaneous gatherings on the back porch. These dates usually […]

Will Christmas Find You?

  Where will Christmas find you? You know, that feeling that tells you it is a special time of the year, one of comfort and warmth and a full heart. […]

My Garden

I garden like I parent. I don’t follow the rules or stay within the lines. I don’t read the small print, or boring print. I love and water more than […]

One Dollar Seventy Two Cents (Less)

Gas has been so high for so long I almost don’t pay attention anymore. I just pull up to the pump and take my beating. It was different yesterday. I […]

Sunshine and a Nap

Our eldest took advantage of some unseasonably warm weather to get in the hammock, and catch some ZZZZZ’s…