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“Is That Drone Following Me?”

While I headed home from the gym the other night, my two boys sat in the back seat enjoying soft drinks.  Apparently, my oldest decided to ask himself, what happens if I poke a hole in the bottom of this styrofoam … Continue reading

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“I’ll Teach that Bully a Lesson!”

Like all parents, I do my best to impart the occasional words of wisdom to my boys.  They’re things I like to think of as life lessons. Based on the eye rolls and blank stares back, I get the sense … Continue reading

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“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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“Now Drop and Give Me Twenty!”

Why lie?  I’ve got writer’s block. Bad. It’s been over a week since our local Dads’ Bucket List crew took our merry caravan to Toccoa so we could attempt to re-enact the training runs of Easy Company that were portrayed … Continue reading

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