Category: I am Papa

The Military Path: Debt Free College Education

It was twelve years ago that I sat down in a recruiting office and made the decision to sign on the dotted line and commit my life to the United States military.  It sounds scary but it has been the best decision of my… Continue Reading “The Military Path: Debt Free College Education”

I AM PAPA CHP. 3 – THE IMPORTANCE OF MARRIAGE PART 2

A strong marriage is so important in so many ways.  That relationship in a household is like the leadership at a company or in the military.  If the leadership and the morale is bad, the company or the unit will feed off of those… Continue Reading “I AM PAPA CHP. 3 – THE IMPORTANCE OF MARRIAGE PART 2”

I AM PAPA CHP. 3 – THE IMPORTANCE OF MARRIAGE

You don’t have to be in a happy marriage to be a great Papa, but it sure does help.  I met my future wife in college around 2001.  She was the most beautiful thing I had ever seen.  I still remember the first time… Continue Reading “I AM PAPA CHP. 3 – THE IMPORTANCE OF MARRIAGE”

I AM PAPA / CHAPTER 2

Chapter 2 – The importance of a Papa My parents have been divorced since I was a small child.  For a good portion of my life I was raised by a single mother and lived with my grandparents.  That time with my grandparents is… Continue Reading “I AM PAPA / CHAPTER 2”

I AM PAPA – CHAPTER 1

Chapter 1 I woke up feeling lost.  It’s a feeling I have from time to time.  Even in my late thirties it sometimes feels like I have never found myself.  What makes me, well, me?  I have hobbies but there isn’t anything that I… Continue Reading “I AM PAPA – CHAPTER 1”