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    I’ve never been a honker. I don’t like being honked at, so I almost never honk the horn. In my mind, there are only two legitimate reasons to do so.

      If you see me this week and I look a little twitchy, there's a very good reason for that. School's out for summer.

        If you see me this week and I look a little twitchy, there's a very good reason for that. School's out for summer.

          Every parent with multiple children runs into this issue eventually-one of your children (or maybe all of them) eventually believe that you fa…

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            If you see me this week and I look a little twitchy, there's a very good reason for that. School's out for summer.

              When I was still working in morning radio in Chicago, I always dreaded Tuesdays. Getting up at 3:00am on a Monday morning was difficult, but n…

                Mother's Day is this coming weekend, and I wanted to take a few moments to praise a mother I greatly admire-the mother of my children, my wife…

                  Mother's Day is this coming weekend, and I wanted to take a few moments to praise a mother I greatly admire-the mother of my children, my wife…

                    My youngest son Sean lives and breathes baseball. He can't get enough of playing the game, watching it on television, listening to it on the r…

                      My 10-year-old son Sean has a character trait that I greatly admire. He is perpetually enthusiastic. No task is too mundane for Sean.

                        Everybody that meets my dog Ivy assumes that she's a boy. I guess I can understand why. She looks and sounds pretty tough.

                          Everybody that meets my dog Ivy assumes that she's a boy. I guess I can understand why. She looks and sounds pretty tough.

                            I know the danger of early deadlines. I once wrote an article about a famous television personality that had to be submitted to my magazine's …

                              My son Sean (age 10) is a master negotiator. He has been incredibly adept at this since he learned how to talk.

                                My son Sean (age 10) is a master negotiator. He has been incredibly adept at this since he learned how to talk.

                                  You'd think Super Bowl Sunday would be a huge deal to a household with a sports-nut father, a relatively sports-literate mother, and three son…

                                    I don't want to say that my mother and sister consider me to be slightly irresponsible, but if I ever get a call from either of them asking me…

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