A Letter to My Son and Daughter

Derek and Haylee, If you’re reading this, congratulations. You have survived several years on this planet. Now, don’t let that go to your head – most of your peers have accomplished the same feat. I still can’t believe you are now 9 and 5! You went from completely immobile to rolling, then crawling, and now […]

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20 Random Facts About Ed
20 Random Facts About Ed - HI. I'M ED. - BLOG.EDESCOTO.COM

20 Random Facts About Ed If you speak to me in Spanglish and/or memes, I’ll understand you. I have failed at many, many things. But I’ve had a few wins too. I married my high school sweetheart and lived happily ever after. Just kidding. Even though I’ve lived in Texas for almost 10 years, I still […]

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2017 Year In Review
2017 Year In Review

[Average read time: 3 minutes] With only a few days remaining in 2017, it’s the perfect time to reflect on this past year. This is not the “new year, new me” bullshit, but rather a moment to take a deep breathe, look back at the past 12 months, and simply appreciate the past year for […]

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Happy Birthday Dad!
Happy 53rd Birthday Dad!

My dad’s birthday is today and I think he’s really excited about turning 53. I wasn’t sure what to give him. He loves a good steak from Saltgrass and he prefers activities over things, but that’s what I give him every year. I decided to do something different this year. I’m writing this post for […]

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6 Reasons Why The Average American Feels Stuck
6 Reasons Why The Average American Feels Stuck

According to the Pew Research Center, as of 2014, 51% of American adults lived in middle-income households. The median household income in 2014 was $53,657, according to the Census Bureau. To put this in perspective, half of all American households live on less than $53,657. Remember, these are households, not individuals. It can be a […]

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