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The Focus and Fun of Cave Kayaking Around the Channel Islands Photo by: Joshua Hicks
Christmas In July Christmas In July
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The Back To School Checklist

Not to be all ‘doomsday clock’ on ya, but…we’re running out of time! Sure, it’s super hip these days for parents to share memes that eagerly count down to the beginning of the school year and we all make quips saying that we can’t wait for school buses to take […]

Travel Photo by: Joshua Hicks

The Focus and Fun of Cave Kayaking Around the Channel Islands

A snow-capped mountain at dusk. The top deck of a cruise ship at sea. Swimming among sea turtles in Hawaii. Along a wooded path at the local park with your cheery dog. Soaring above Provencal lavender fields in a colorful hot air balloon. Belly down on a massage table along […]

OWTK Kid's Music Monthly Podcast A Conversation With Morgan Taylor of Gustafer Yellowgold Fame

A Conversation With Morgan Taylor of Gustafer Yellowgold Fame

I loved talking with Dan Elliott of Pointed Man Band, but if I had planned it perfectly, I’d have started the OWTK Kindie Conversation Series with this guy right here, the guy behind Gustafer Yellowgold. Morgan Taylor, creator, the songwriter, illustrator of Gustafer Yellowgold was my family’s entry into the […]

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A Marvel For All

I’ve attended exactly one Free Comic Book Day in my life. This was a few years back, during the heyday of Art Baltazar’s Tiny Titans comics which was the slow birth of my own daughters’ interest in anything fictionally superheroic. I cannot recall anything we took home gratis on that […]

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The Back To School Checklist
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The Back To School Checklist

Not to be all ‘doomsday clock’ on ya, but…we’re running out of time! Sure, it’s super hip these days for parents to share memes that eagerly count down to the beginning of the school year and we all make quips saying that we can’t wait for school buses to take […]

A Conversation With Morgan Taylor of Gustafer Yellowgold Fame
OWTK Kid's Music Monthly Podcast / OWTK Kindie Music News

A Conversation With Morgan Taylor of Gustafer Yellowgold Fame

I loved talking with Dan Elliott of Pointed Man Band, but if I had planned it perfectly, I’d have started the OWTK Kindie Conversation Series with this guy right here, the guy behind Gustafer Yellowgold. Morgan Taylor, creator, the songwriter, illustrator of Gustafer Yellowgold was my family’s entry into the […]

Haven Life and The Death Of One Of The Last Hold Outs Of The Modern DIY World
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Haven Life and The Death Of One Of The Last Hold Outs Of The Modern DIY World

Auto and home. Our thermostats and in-home lighting. 401(k) investments and everyday banking. Movies and TV. Even live sports! We are alive in a self-directed, DIY, on-demand, “give it to me right now, no, even quicker!” world. And, up until very recently, there’s been an old-school-but-not-in-a-rad-way hold out: life insurance. […]

Photo by: Joshua Hicks
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The Focus and Fun of Cave Kayaking Around the Channel Islands

A snow-capped mountain at dusk. The top deck of a cruise ship at sea. Swimming among sea turtles in Hawaii. Along a wooded path at the local park with your cheery dog. Soaring above Provencal lavender fields in a colorful hot air balloon. Belly down on a massage table along […]

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Watch This: The Nation Holds Its Breath

With a modicum of words, and with just under 20 minutes worth of breaths, this film, which sits comfortably inside the center of a European football fanatic, Fatherhood, Nostalgia Venn diagram, hits like a God’s-honest literal gut punch from a long lost pal in an alleyway beneath the sun in […]

Christmas In July
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Christmas In July

A couple nights ago, after I’d gone to bed, the Bear admitted to her mom, as they chilled out by candlelight on the new sofa we bought on a whim earlier in the week, that she knows Santa Claus isn’t a real dude. Boom. It’s over. She knows that no […]

2017 Kia Niro
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The Exhilaration of Kia Niro Sport Mode Is My 7 Seconds In Heaven

We passed through the toll booth together, neck and neck, me in lustrous jolly red, you in a dashing silver that glittered in the midday summer sun. We were a sexy pair. Lazily acquiescing to your forward momentum, I fell in line as we approached the bend in the on-ramp […]

Arjana and Ivan and the Can’t Miss Jazz On The Carnival Legend in Alaska
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Arjana and Ivan and the Can’t Miss Jazz On The Carnival Legend in Alaska

Live jazz music is not the reason one gets themselves to Seattle, pays the extra cash for a balcony room, and cruises up the Inside Passage to Alaska. Hell, not even the succulent filet mignon and creamy sauce béarnaise from the Carnival Legend’s stunning Nouveau Restaurant is why we make […]

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