Reading books

I’ve always loved to read. I’m one of those people, who reads multiple books at the time. I always find a new and interesting book before I finish one, so I jump back & forth between reading them. Watch less TV, read more books One […]

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Volunteering makes you happy.

It’s a couple of minutes before the curtain rises. Last check: “Where’s Macbeth?” – “He’s here” comes a whisper in the dark. “Lady MacBeth? Shakespeare? Do you have your props? Do you have the dagger?” The kids are nervously excited, so am I…. An hour […]

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On being a stay-at home dad.

Quitting my job meant that I would become the primary caretaker of our kids. In our case, that meant being a stay-at-home dad. Not missing anything anymore. I was excited. When I was working a full-time job, I somehow always seemed to be traveling when […]

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Amsterdam museum visit

When I go home to The Netherlands it’s typically to spend time with my mother and my brother. Often there isn’t much time for other things. I’m not from anywhere near Amsterdam, so I rarely get to visit there as a tourist. On my last […]

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