Monthly Archives: December 2015

When we SKIPPED Vegas In Our Vegas Vacation

It was Christmas Day and we set out for Las Vegas, Sin City. The wife has family there so we were going to celebrate the holidays and take the kids to some of the hot new shows on the strip. … Continue reading

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Holidays 1978: The Instamatic Photo

If a picture is worth a thousand words then THIS is my holiday picture. I look at it and I’m immediately taken back to my childhood. I’m immediately taken back to the holidays at 6 Leo Road in Sharon, Massachusetts. … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook 4 Years Later: I Hugged My Kids, I Hugged ‘Em Tight

This week marks four years since the tragedy at Sandy Hook. These are the words I wrote down that night after a very long day in the newsroom. Never forget those kids.  PW Dec 2016   All I could think … Continue reading

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Finding The Holiday Spirit In These Trying Times

It has been a hell of a week here in Southern California, so I was reluctant and tired and not sure I wanted to keep our plans to meet friends and go caroling at two convalescent homes. At my wife … Continue reading

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Why I DIDN’T Talk To My Kids About This Shooting

I felt it come across me like an ocean wave… it’s so familiar by now… the shock, the tragedy, the sadness, the senselessness of another shooting… the disgust. The wave poured over me. When you work in a newsroom, you … Continue reading

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