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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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A Helpful Video on How to Let Your Kids Get Lost in the Woods

A short video for your viewing pleasure.  

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“When a man plans, a woman laughs”

One October afternoon during my junior year at SMU, my mom called to ask how I’d feel about studying in France the following semester. Honestly, I’d never considered it. Other than going to camp in Alberta when I was eleven … Continue reading

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How long have you been standing there next to me?

Like most people I’m often guilty of neglecting to notice something I see so often that I end up pretty much not seeing it at all.  It may not be that I literally don’t see it, but I don’t notice it or appreciate what it has to … Continue reading

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“Somebody please get me down from here”

Back in my school days, I had to build a bridge once for science class using only balsa wood and glue.  I spent a fair bit of time on it and was proud of what I’d built.  That was until I showed up to class … Continue reading

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“Please tell me the Record button wasn’t on this whole time”

Ok, ok.  I get it.  This video was shot a little bit like that grainy footage of Bigfoot trudging through the forest, but at least it’ll give you a sense of how great a time we had doing the ropes course and ziplining at … Continue reading

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“Kiss me, Honey, I’m a millionaire!!”

  I’ll admit it, I’m a bit of a sucker.  You see whenever those big multi-state lotteries build up with some type of $100+ million payout I buy a ticket or two even though statistically I’d have a better chance … Continue reading

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