drizzle |ˈdrizəl| noun light rain falling in very fine drops Come rain or shine was what I read on the Leap Sandcastle Classic’s website this past weekend. Wouldn’t you know, after a serious drought in California for the last four years, on this particular weekend, the Bay Area saw some much needed rain! A little rain didn’t stop us from […]

…Project Happiness


happiness |ˈhapēnis| noun the state of being happy She calls her movement Project Happiness: Paint the World Pretty. This social movement involves the art of paying it forward. Free art is dropped in different communities and the only job of the recipient is to do something nice for someone else. The first time she did this was in […]


token |ˈtōkən|noun a voucher that can be exchanged for goods or services, typically one given as a gift or offered as part of a promotional offer This video brought a smile to my face this morning. I came across it from the blog All for the Boys and was introduced to an inspirational nine year named Caine. Caine […]


merrymaking |ˈmerēˌmāki ng |noun the process of enjoying oneself with others The day was clear but the air was brisk. A bit chilly in fact. I approached the baseball diamond with my Dad thirty minutes before the start of our 2nd annual Family Kickball/Charity Game and saw something in the distance.  My brother-in-law, Scott had come out with […]


shenanigans | sh əˈnanəgənz|plural noun silly or high-spirited behavior; mischief A few weekends ago a group of my friends got together to celebrate Movember with a friendly game of kickball! During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces, in the US and around the world. With their Mo’s, these men […]


mustache |ˈməsˌta sh; məˈsta sh | (also moustache) noun a strip of hair left to grow above the upper lip Check out MOVEMBER. This is a growing club for modern gentlemen who believe in the virtues of fine moustachery and changing the face of men’s health. Join my friend Diego Busatto’s team (BushWhackers) and grow a mustache this November to support […]


sorrow |ˈsärō|noun a feeling of deep distress caused by loss suffered by oneself or others This is a tough one. Tough because it is hard to know what to say. Five days ago the little beach town I live in was rocked to it’s core. A lone gunman entered a salon a few blocks from where I […]


charity |ˈ ch aritē| noun  the voluntary giving of help, typically in the form of money, to those in need The first annual Mahoney/Tursi Kickball Game was fantastic. For the second time this year I hosted a kickball game not only for the fun of playing kickball, but also to raise money for pediatric cancer. A bit of […]