Entries by Chris Read

37 Things I’ve Learned In 37 Years

1. Talking about religion and politics on the internet is almost the same as screaming at a brick wall. 2. Being nice to people simply for the sake of being nice will pay far more dividends than being nice with alterior motives. 3. “I’ll do it later” actually means “I will forget to do this”. […]

#BeRemarkable And Join The World Diabetes Day Thunderclap!

What makes someone remarkable? Is it the ability to overcome adversity? Carrying a positive attitude even in the toughest situations? Raising more that three children? Seriously, how do those parents do it?? In an effort to help promote World Diabetes Day and Bayer Diabetes Care’s #BeRemarkable campaign, I was asked to talk about a remarkable […]

Kellogg’s Rice Krispies #TreatsForToys Is Back!

As a blogger I occasionally get the opportunity to do some good with my platform. I am especially grateful to once again have been asked to take part in the Treats for Toys program from Kellogg’s, which benefits the Salvation Army. This campaign has a little bit of something for everyone with the big payoff […]

Basketballs, Billups and Bat Flips!

Our lives are defined by the accumulation of our experiences, both good and bad. This past weekend I had the opportunity to add a notch to the “good” column as far as experiences go! It was one of those moments that will be the answer to a “where were you when?” question. Last week I […]

I Don’t Cook, Except When I Do

I don’t live in some magical dream world where I think am a world class chef. Actually, I don’t even have the confidence in the kitchen to attempt the most basic of meals outside of scrambled eggs and grilled cheese sandwiches. Now that my kids are getting older and developing their own identities, life has […]

The Popples Are Coming To Netflix!

I have a confession to make. When I was a little boy I loved the Popples! I can’t confirm this 100% but I’m pretty sure I made my parents stop at every single department store we ever passed so that we could go in to see if they had any new Popples in stock. I […]