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Born on the opposite side of the country, Paul was raised in a traditional family by Catholic and catholic parents, living in the same city his whole life. However, as a commercial/advertising photographer Paul chose a life that eschewed the 9 to 5, and determined that if he was ever lucky enough to have a family he would be an actively engaged father and husband.

Graduating High School – The OBHF Podcast: Ep. 9

Graduating High School

Graduating high school was not filled with sadness for our son Jesse, in fact, he was pretty happy that it was over. Anyone out there relate? Now, after graduating high school (we’re pretty sure…) he contemplates his summer – working mostly, and the next chapter, moving to Connecticut for college. In this episode you’ll find […]

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The OBHF Podcast: Ep. 7 – Dads Who Inspire me: Meet Dave Cain Father of a Blended Family of 7

Dads Who Inspire Me: Meet Dave Cain

Another segment in the dads who inspire me series on the pod today. As with many friendships, Dave and I met because our kids went to the same school. Unlike our family, with one kid, Dave lives at the other end of the spectrum – with seven kids! We often wonder what life must be […]

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Motorcycling Trip: Moab Canyonlands National Park


Moab’s Canyonlands National Park was my second bucket list motorcycling trip destination early this summer. It’s also my second trip around the famed White Rim Trail, about 100 miles of the purest motorcycling scenery the Southwest has to offer. Did you miss the first destination? The entire Canyonlands area is full of incredible scenery and […]

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Motorcycling Trip: Ouray -The Switzerland of America

Each year, I steal a few weeks from our family and take a motorcycling trip. I often go on a motorcycling trip alone, but sometimes with friends if I can round up a few. It’s gotten a bit easier as Jesse became mobile, but with Indra’s travel schedule and other family and work commitments, putting […]

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My Father’s Crashing Story – In His Own Words

In 1961 my father, Commander Jesse A. Bowers, was involved in a helicopter crash off San Diego. A married father of four and Navy physician, this accident changed the path of his life, and our family’s, entirely. My father was told he would never walk again. That was not an acceptable outcome for him. After […]

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