When I was single, I left the bathroom door open because no one else was around. When I go married, I left the bathroom door open a bit to hear my wife if she asked a question. Now my kids leave the bathroom door open and I can't lock it for fear of interrupting the potty training process.
When launching a new business, experts will tell you the three most important things are location, location and location.
I can't say I disagree, but I think there's more to evaluating a location than many people realize. Yeah, the traffic flow is important. The look and character of an area matter too. But there's more than just what meets the eye to consider.
When I was in high school, I wore a tie every day. Despite that, I never knew more than one way to tie a tie. The Windsor knot was what I learned from my dad.
If a tie was too short or long, I was out of luck. I didn't know there were several ways to tie the neck decoration.
Becoming a dad as you ease into your 40s is a blessing and a challenge.
The joy of showing off your kids when you're at the playground is tempered by the “your day with the grandkids, huh,” comments.