Posts Tagged: Arches National Park

Parents and Kids
You’re Never Too Old to Not Tell Mom
February 24, 2015
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Whether you’re seven or seventy, there are secrets you simply don’t tell. My brother and I, free range boys who bored easily, exercised the “Don’t Tell Mom” rule well into high school.  Our pact survived a multitude of sins, including underage joy-riding.  Unless our parents checked the car odometer or fuel gauge, they never knew.  […]
Parents and Kids Travel
Family conversation about ketchup is not about ketchup
September 6, 2013
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It’s amazing what I don’t hear when I listen.  I hadn’t thought much about our lunch topic and lamented more about the inevitable issues of dating or puberty.  I rehearsed those conversations alone in the garage.  One day they’ll call me from the bullpen for fatherly insight.