Trying to teach William the value of recycling. Not sure if he’s catching on. #fatherhood #recycling #teachablemoments

Trying to teach William the value of recycling. Not sure if he’s catching on. #fatherhood #recycling #teachablemoments

The View From My Windows

The View From My Windows #amwriting #photography #creativity

When sitting at my desk or making dinner for my family I often look out my windows at the neighborhood surrounding me.  My apartment is on the third floor and has few obstructions from the buildings around it so my views of the skyline are wonderful.  I have the sunset out the front and the sunrise in the back.  I can see the tips of the Hancock building as well as the Willis Tower (formerly…

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Summer Is Ending

Summer Is Ending #fatherhood #familyfun

DSC_0100Routines are changing and summer days are coming to an end.  Our lives are getting busy again as my wife heads back to the classroom and my son heads off to daycare.  This is especially tough on my wife after having the joy of spending all summer home with the boy while children were enjoying a break from school.

DSC_0079Our time as a family is shortened by the hustling mornings getting ready for work…

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Trying on mom’s finisher medal for the Magnificent Mile Chicago Women’s Half Marathon. #momisamazing #funinthecity #familyfun

Trying on mom’s finisher medal for the Magnificent Mile Chicago Women’s Half Marathon. #momisamazing #funinthecity #familyfun

A great day for a visit to Grant Park. #chicago #summerinthecity #fathersontime

A great day for a visit to Grant Park. #chicago #summerinthecity #fathersontime

Waiting for the train so we can go watch mommy run the half marathon. #momsareawesome #fatherhood #familyfun

Waiting for the train so we can go watch mommy run the half marathon. #momsareawesome #fatherhood #familyfun

Furiously working in the late summer sun. #greatdayforawalk #citysights #beeslife #summerinthecity

Furiously working in the late summer sun. #greatdayforawalk #citysights #beeslife #summerinthecity

Is any one out there? #peephole #photography

Is any one out there? #peephole #photography

#citysights #citygardening #greatdayforawalk #chicago

#citysights #citygardening #greatdayforawalk #chicago

Heading home. #CTA #chicago #commuting #cantwaittoseethefamily

Heading home. #CTA #chicago #commuting #cantwaittoseethefamily