The Cedar Life

Life is Loud On a typical weeknight, our family will sit down together for dinner sometime between 6 and 6:30. Dinner is an important time for us as it is often...

Slow Starts I experienced a heavy morning recently. Going through my routine, I was very aware of some big challenges ahead of me.  Besides family responsibilities and work, I was thinking...

Current Events The news headlines continue to be dominated by lockdowns, restrictions, case counts, and vaccines.  Those topics also turn up regularly in discussions I have with friends and family.  This...

Economics At no point heading into 2020 was I concerned about running out of toilet paper. And whether it people taking up baking and buying out all the yeast or emptying...

2020: Because Where Else Would We Start? There is a story I have heard a couple of times recently.  It involves a large and impressive looking tree growing in a suburban...

It is probably not a stretch to suggest that most accountants don’t have personal, tree-themed, blogs. Objectively, it seems an odd combination. My hope is that this post answers the ‘Why’...

I am a husband to my beautiful wife, Katie, and father to four amazing children. I have been working as an accountant and finance leader since 2009 and currently serve as...