Monthly Archives: February, 2011

My coach approach

One weekend not too long ago, my eight-year-old son Finn concluded his third consecutive year of playing basketball in a Saturday morning youth athletics league. That weekend also marked another milestone. It was the third…

Dinner parties: Dos and don’ts

Nothing separates the real adults from the accidental adults quite like entertaining. By now most of us probably know which fork to use with our salad. But deep down many still feel out of place…

An open letter to Winter

Dear Winter: You bastard. So you decide this is the year you’ll make a little more noise than usual – delivering your biggest blast in decades, dropping historic snowfalls and blowing arctic air across the…