“Go play outside!”

The Art of Manliness podcast #532: How to Create a Neighborhood Where Kids Play Outside Terrific interview with Mark Lanza, author of Playborhood: Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Place of Play. He wanted to bring back the archaic practice of kids playing outside. So he did. And he wrote a book to help you do… Continue reading “Go play outside!”

Seeking Writing Style Critiques

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Aloha! 2019 is flying by, even my kids noticed. I have been chauffeuring them, wrestling with the internet, researching stories to present from a parent's perspective, and writing, writing, and rewriting. I am inspired by my current read Writing True: The Art and Craft of Creative Nonfiction by Sondra Perl and Mimi Schwartz to ask:… Continue reading Seeking Writing Style Critiques

Follow the Warrior Kid Code and Determine Your Fate, a book review

book cover of Way of the Warrior Kid Marc's Mission

This minimally descriptive book is dialogue and deed-driven, featuring hard work and real-world problems. Kids and their parents would enjoy it.

Jocko Willink Interview, a podcast reccy

http://www.stitcher.com/s Good Sunday listening of a thoughtful man who has led in war, writes book for kids and adults, and owns a manufacturing company. Also: why women should learn Brazilian jujitsu and waking up at 4:30 a.m. every day. He is hopeful about our future and believes in American tenacity and work ethic. Happy Sunday!… Continue reading Jocko Willink Interview, a podcast reccy