Legacy

Improving Family Life and Parenting with Nintendo

It’s funny how time flies. Especially when you're having fun. Like smoke through my fingers, though, time just drifts by, ungraspable, with little regard for me or those close to me. It dissipates into the ether. It's something that we barely notice as children, but it becomes all too familiar to us as we age. As a boy, in 1990,...

From Athlete to Dadlete

It’s 4:00 am and my father wakes me up as he walks out the door for work. I throw on my running shorts, shoes and a good athletic shirt. I step outside and the thought that I haven't eaten breakfast yet passes through my mind like a forgettable taxi on a New York street. I have something else to...

Summer is the Season of Grilling

Grilling with kids
Our first son is only in kindergarten and already he is asking about summer break. I mean, sure, it was bound to happen at some point but getting the "when is school out" blues is a bit premature at this point. He just turned six, for crying out loud! Then again, summer is the season of children. I honestly remember...

The Day I Met My Maker at the Mint 400

BFGoodrich teamvideo
A few weeks ago, our partners BFGoodrich called me on the phone and asked if I would be willing to go to the Mint 400 in Las Vegas to help with some content and coverage. I told them I would have to think about it and would get back to them in the coming weeks when I got a...

A Kids Laptop and the River of Time

Kid holding laptop
Time, without any concern for our opinion or well-being, flows on. It will never stop to check back on us as it keeps its steady and relentless pace to the great infinite. Like an invisible river calmly flowing to the sea of history, time will just carry us along for the ride. Our perception of the value of time is...