Fund Raiser- Charleston Wrap

It’s my daughter’s first year in pre-school and her first fundraiser. Amazing how fast time flies when you have kids. As readers of this blog, I’d like to encourage you to share her Charleston Wrap catalogue and webpage with your friends, neighbors, co-workers. If you’re a school or teacher, consider visiting the page just to […]

Rock Climbing Travel

South California Rock Climbing Guide Book

Southern California Rock Climbing is volume 2 of the California Road Trip, put together by Tom Slater finally arrived on my doorstep. As someone new to the area, it’s nice to have a general guidebook that cover 60+ climbing areas. The book is divided in seven sections: Central Coast (Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo […]

Miscellaneous Travel

Rock Climbing Road Trip Showers, 24 Hour Fitness

As a teacher, I love having time to take extended climbing trips. Of course, both my wife and I also like to be clean and enjoy showering on a regular basis. While shower at the gym isn’t as fun as sharing a shower at home, it definitely makes extended road trips more bearable. With my […]


Books All Kids Should Read

My list of must-read books that have the power to hook both boys and girls. These great books will help teach and start conversation with kids on a variety of subjects. These great books offer a variety of conversation starters for topics like culture, accepting other, understand people’s difference and other sensitive topics. Great children’s […]