Author Archives: Matt Boettcher - Dads' Bucket List

About Matt Boettcher - Dads' Bucket List

Husband and dad to two boys who's always trying to enjoy the humor and meaning in the journey of fatherhood. Check out how things are going at: http://dadsbucketlist.com In addition to these responsibilities I'm also an avid (some would say obsessive) sports fan, very amateur gardener, aging but still active runner, and an always willing to experience a new country traveler.

“Who Ate My Twinkie?”

It’s probably a generational thing my kids wouldn’t get, but Gilligan’s Island was classic after-school TV for me. I liked that in spite of their situation the castaways carved out a pretty good life for themselves.  I mean the Professor … Continue reading

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“Huh? There’s an APP for that?”

Some of my greatest frustrations are borne out of things not working when they should. Take for example a couple weeks ago when my refrigerator decided it wanted to store perishable food at room temperature. Curdled milk and limp lettuce may be … Continue reading

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“My $.02, for What It’s Worth”

I’m going to let you in on a little secret of mine. I still read magazines and newspapers. That’s right, the ones made out of paper that come to my physical mailbox. I dogear pages to let me know where … Continue reading

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“Remember to Smile When You Eat Them”

I’ve been following the World Cup pretty closely over the last month.  Aside from the diving, faking injury and hearing Americans who use Euro vernacular when discussing the game, it’s been a lot of fun to watch. The thing I … Continue reading

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“Well, Of Course I Could Do That!”

Here’s a video tease about our next Atlanta event:

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“Eureka! I’ve Cracked the Kid’s Code!”

We put a wrap on another school year last week and (big exhale) despite some cracks in their academic armor all indications are that my boys will matriculate to 1st and 3rd grades. The end of the year brought some … Continue reading

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“Mom, Can We Play ‘The Hunger Games’?”

My kids are pretty typical 6 and 8-year-old boys.  They’re growing and active although they like to watch tv and play more video games than their Old Man would prefer. My wife and I have to lay the hammer down … Continue reading

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