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What Do You Mean Santa’s Not Real!?!?!

December 10, 2010

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I remember when I could barely sleep. Every night approaching Christmas was difficult. My mind did not waiver from the fact that presents would soon be waiting for me to play with them. And then the longest night of the whole year——–Christmas Eve. The night I practically slept with my eyes open. The night I […]

I Have A Pet Frog….(sorta)

October 15, 2010

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    About a month ago as I pulled into my garage I saw a green tree frog sitting on the handle of my lawn mower. I immediately knew this would be a creature my wife would not appreciate. Yet, despite knowing her feelings I decided to let the lil guy be. The next day […]

Child—Where’s Your Instruction Manual?

October 14, 2010

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Who in the world thought it was a good idea to give two grown adults who “think” they have it all together a child!?! Okay, that’s a rhetorical question. Worst part is the child did not come with an instruction manual. Not a single direction. Return address, in case we think we put our order […]

Steering Your Children In The Right Direction

October 11, 2010

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I am the proud owner of an 8 month old ball of energy with the determination of a runaway locomotive. Every afternoon I come home and sit down in my living room with my 8 month old son. And every afternoon he crawls directly to the coffee table, pulls himself up, & at least once […]

Real Men Take Out Trash

October 4, 2010

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When I met the woman of my life (now my wife) in 2002 she lived on the 2nd floor of an apartment building. I noticed several things about her immediately and other things took more time. The more immediate things I noticed was that she was beautiful, joyous, & strong. Not strong like her character, […]

Mourning For A Stranger

October 4, 2010

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There have not been too many times in my life were I had a heartfelt sadness for someone I never met. Unless they were more like a famous actor/actress or some other type of celebrity. It’s rare that I even mourn them in my mind for long. But this time is different. This time it’s […]

Things To Do When It Rains (for satellite owners)

September 27, 2010

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The harsh reality of satellite is a simple equation: Rain + Satellite = Find Something to Do Why on Gods’ green earth this has not prompted me to ditch satellite is something that I may get into later. For now I am a happy satellite owner until torrential rains, thunderstorms, tropical storms, heavy clouds that […]