Son two on the Spartan podium

Growing OCR three people at a time

By now, most people have heard of obstacle course racing (a.k.a “ocr”). From the big players – like Spartan Race, BattleFrog, Warrior Dash and Tough Mudder – to the more regional and local runs like Rugged Maniac, Terrain Racing, Atlas Race, etc. — for many people, the regular old 5k run just doesn’t cut in…

He said a bad word

Perhaps this isn’t the best way to wrap-up Autism Awareness Month but I feel I need to pass this along. In the spirit of full disclosure, however, not all the details have been corroborated and, in fact, some are a little fuzzy. Yet where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire and I’d like to think, at…

Politics and Podcasts

I’m a big fan of podcasts. Especially those that interview politicians because let’s face it: longer interviews – as opposed to the hearing the usual pre-written and well-rehearsed 0:15 second sound bites in debates or on the Sunday morning talk shows – is a great way to learn more about people, politicians, their beliefs, personalities, etc.

Autism Awareness

April is National Autism Awareness Month. For those of you that follow this blog, you’re probably cognizant of the fact that I’m already aware of autism. After my son was diagnosed at age two — and for the past five years — my wife and I have been on a parental journey that neither of…

I believe

I don’t always write about politics, religion or autism. Sometimes I like to open windows into my own mind and let people know what weird stuff is happening inside my head. Then again, maybe it’s just the ego that’s convinced myself that others really care about what I think or believe – like about aliens and conspiracies or ghosts.