Reno Dad Finds Strength After Son’s Death

Reno dad, Owen Brolsma, is used to performing under pressure. In his youth, Brolsma excelled as a baseball player at Carson High School. He was good enough to earn college scholarships to Nevada and Texas Tech, and was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates. He experienced the pressure of hitting and pitching with the game on the…

Why I Set Up an Email Account for my 4-month-old Daughter

I just got done setting up an email account for my daughter… she’s 4 months old. A little early, you might say? She just started gripping toys, what makes me think she can actually type with those slobber-covered fingers, right? Well, if I do everything the way I’m supposed to, she won’t be checking it…

Mile-High Blowout

My wife and I were aboard Alaska Airlines on our way back to Reno — part of our first roundtrip airplane ride with our 2-month-old daughter — and the flight attendant was handing out snacks. All I wanted was some Cheez-Its. Our daughter was fussy during the 1 hour and 45 minute flight and something was up. My…