Dad of two amazing miniwheats, Thomas and Zoe. Married to the incomparable miniwheatmama. Native of USVI. USAF vet, tech-geek, prolific reader, all-around sports junkie. '03 UVA, '10 Darden.

MisterWheats’ holiday gift guide for the man in your life

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is only 32 days away! If you’re a (slightly OCD) planner like miniwheatmama you’ve probably already finished all of your holiday shopping. But if you need some inspiration on gifts for the man or men in your life, please check out my 2016 Holiday Gift Guide below.   Gear: Shirts: Under Armour Star Wars Collection Dear Under Armour: Please add some Jedi gear to.. Read More

losing the dad bod

Warning: this very long post is not intended to come across as boastful but it almost certainly will read that way. I’m certainly proud of what I’ve accomplished but please believe me when I say the intent is more to pass along some suggestions on things I did that helped me than to say “ooh, look at me”. If that’s not your cup of tea I suggest skipping this one… Read More

canada never looked so good

To say that I am shocked and disappointed by the results of yesterday’s U.S. election results would be an understatement. But I promised miniwheatmama that I would save the deeply political rant for a different venue so instead I want to talk about a happier topic that is loosely related to yesterday – the miniwheats. Yesterday I asked Thomas if he knew what a President was and his answer made.. Read More

a (gaming dad’s) dream come true

The two “dad moments” I’m the most excited about since having kids are watching them play sports and playing video games with them. You’ll be hearing a lot more about that first one soon but this post is about gaming. The highlight of my week was when miniwheatmama sent me this Slack chat (yeah we have a family Slack account – more on that another time):   This is not just permission to.. Read More

dumb house, smart house

Hello friends. Miniwheatmama is allowing another voice to share this corner of the web (i.e. she told me “you’re going to start writing posts for the blog”). Allow me to formally introduce myself – I have made semi-frequent appearances on this blog under the catchy title of “the hubs”. Now that I am more than just an accessory it seems appropriate to have my own nifty call sign so I’ll be.. Read More