Archive | March, 2010

Making soccer dads proud

Ever since my kids began playing soccer, I’ve really fell in love with the game. I really don’t know much about it yet, but what I do know is that it’s a great way to create a sense of team, build confidence and character. That’s what organized sports should be right? So that’s why I […]

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Back to Work!

Hey everyone. Just wanted to let you all know that I’m officially back in the working world. I just today started my new job as internal communications manager for Corinthian Colleges. In my off hours, I plan to continue some of my freelance and consulting work, especially for Mariners Christian School, my friend Bill Rams […]

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Dad’s morning brew March 22

Fairground sale update As I mentioned in an earlier post, the Orange County Fair appeared to be sold at auction at a price much less than the state originally wanted. In case some of you didn’t hear, the state rejected the bid price last week. That’s good news for those of us who want to […]

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Win a new house and save schools at the same time

I spent Thursday evening on a rooftop of 3000 the Plaza, a 15-story tower in Irvine, where there was a bash taking place for the Irvine Public School’s Foundation. The event was to publicize a raffle in which folks can buy a ticket for $150 with the chance to win a home valued at $750,000 […]

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Dad’s Morning Brew March 15

OK, soapbox alert warning. Most people who know me, know that I’m a big proponent of education. I believe the more educated you are the better decisions you make. Education opens up doors that would otherwise be shut. It’s that simple. So it definitely pains me to see the school budget cuts are coming again. […]

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Daddy Daughter Dance

A bunch of us dads from Hermosa Elementary School in Fullerton had some fun times last night at the school’s first (at least in our memory) Daddy Daughter Dance night. It was good to see some of the dads and all around good guys like Dan Georgopolous, Oscar Rodriguez, Sonny Kothari, Dave Nelson, Andy Lewis, […]

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Farrell’s IS Fabulous Fun

So all the oldsters out there will get a kick out of this post. For Danielle’s birthday last weekend, we took her (she’s the short one on the left if you can’t guess) and a bunch of her girlfriends to Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour in Mission Viejo. It brought back memories for me of my […]

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Read my Go Ask Your Dad column at OC Family

This month, I take on the evils of TV. Read my March column here.

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