One Proud Dad: Second Son Graduates from College

I always knew Matt (nèe Matthew to Mom & Dad), would study business. I knew it from the first week of first grade. That was the week he came home with almost ten dollars from selling pencil grips for a dollar each to his classmates, most of whom he did not know before school started. Betsy had paid two dollars... read more »

One Proud Dad: Firstborn Graduates From High School

Kind of hard to believe. It seems like it was not that long ago that my wife, Betsy, and I moved all of our stuff—and our two-week old son, Benjamin—from Birmingham, Alabama, to Asheville to open my dental practice. Fresh from dental school graduation, I was ready to take on the world…or at least, Asheville. This weekend, Benjamin—he’s Ben, now—will... read more »