Eddie is the proud father of 2 young adults and continues to put them first in his life. Eddie carved a career out of wildland firefighting as a Hotshot supervisor and found a true passion for the industry. As often happens, we tend to sacrifice these things in our lives for those we care about most.
I’m sure this episode isn’t what you expected… neither did I. I’m of two minds in publishing it however, I believe in the power of integrity and character. I referenced this in the show manifesto (Episode 000) and owe this to both you and myself. So here goes….
Sink or swim I feel better talking about it, if only with myself.
What does a Greek philosopher, a Renaissance Physicist and a 19th Century German philosopher have in common? You’re about to find out in today’s Micro-sode.
Heraclitus draws together many of the principles I discuss here on We RAD DADS. I had always heard the above mentioned quote but didn’t know where it’s origin truly was. Come to find out, It was from a Greek philosopher I had not heard of named Heraclitus.
Teamwork and planning is essential but sometimes you have more challenges than you’ve accounted for.
Understand when it’s just a game convey this to your family with your actions. Trust me they’re watching and learning. Learn what you can, understand as best you can, crunch the numbers even but eventually you’ll have to jump in and take action. There are moments where Continue reading Episode 10 – Lessons learned from Leeroy Jenkins→
Ken is a divorced father of 3 and takes extreme pride in being the absolute best Dad he can be. Ken has struggled with everything from an extremely flawed legal system to being admonished as a dad. Formerly a Vice President for a huge company Ken learned firsthand Continue reading Episode 09 – Get up with Ken Jaquith→
Figure out who you are at your core, find your true self and then, be yourself
Nowadays I relish getting out into the community and “mixing it up” with everyday people. Unfortunately for me, often it is only in the
simple trip to the store. We go to the store because we have a need for items but sometimes we find a true gem, a deal, a bonus of some kind. Today’s micro-side is a story of just that. I found more than I was looking for in a simple quick trip to the store. Continue reading Episode 08 – Haley→
Jason is a father of two girls. One a fledgling teenager and the other a tween. Jason has an incredible story to tell about his battles with bipolar disorder and alcoholism – trust me, it’s not what you think but it IS important to hear what he has to say. Currently, he is a corporate employee, blogger, writer, and a speaker. Jason is living proof that you can overcome your circumstances. He found himself as an instant single Dad and left to Continue reading Episode 07 – Courage with Jason MacKenzie→