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Laughing Our Way Into The Teen Years

“So you’re telling me, that if you saw Adolf Hilter walking down the street, you wouldn’t kill him?” “Well that’s not what I was saying. But sure, let’s talk about this…entirely new topic”. My fourteen year old daughter has had a quick wit that belied her age since I was […]

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Sometimes There’s Fog

There’s a fog that rolls in off that particular coast, in that specific spot. It happens often but most have gotten accustomed to ignoring it. It doesn’t last longer than it should. No use bellowing about what will blow over soon enough. Ya just gotta wait. That fog, and the […]

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The Loneliness of Travel, The Self-Doubt of a Creative, and the Life We Are Living and Missing

Nobody would’ve had him in their hideous death pool for he was brazen and bold, unabashedly unorthodox, and achieved fame on his own terms. He was punk rock. He had overcome his demons, earning streetcred by dashing through the mist left by the ghosts of poor choices. He was in […]

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A Few Thoughts on Leave No Trace

I asked the question when we were about 4 minutes away from the toy store where the teen works. We were heading there for the start of her 10am – 4pm shift this morning. I wish we had longer to discuss “Leave No Trace” and I wish there was a […]

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The Loneliness of Travel, The Self-Doubt of a Creative, and the Life We Are Living and Missing

Nobody would’ve had him in their hideous death pool for he was brazen and bold, unabashedly unorthodox, and achieved fame on his own terms. He was punk rock. He had overcome his demons, earning streetcred by dashing through the mist left by the ghosts of poor choices. He was in […]

A Few Thoughts on Leave No Trace
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A Few Thoughts on Leave No Trace

I asked the question when we were about 4 minutes away from the toy store where the teen works. We were heading there for the start of her 10am – 4pm shift this morning. I wish we had longer to discuss “Leave No Trace” and I wish there was a […]

OWTK PHILLY LOCAL: Your July 2018 Kidchella Preview
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OWTK PHILLY LOCAL: Your July 2018 Kidchella Preview

We’re one week away from the 2nd Kidchella all-ages music festival of the summer. Last month, The Pop Ups and Alex & The Kaleidoscope delighted nearly 800 adults and kids gathered on the cool green grass of the Smith Memorial Playground. Now it’s time for a couple of Kidchella vets […]

Making My Relationships Better Thanks To The Xfinity Mobile Phone Cleanse
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Making My Relationships Better Thanks To The Xfinity Mobile Phone Cleanse

In theory, this was going to be as easy as Sunday morning. I’d uninstall some apps, go grey for a day, back up and delete all those b-roll selfies and the gigabyte-wasting bizarre videos of feet and nostrils taken by my daughters, and I’d keep my gorgeous lilac purple S9+ […]

Cruise Ships Are The Destination! Here Are 9 Amazing Experiences Found On The Best Cruise Ships in the World
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Cruise Ships Are The Destination! Here Are 9 Amazing Experiences Found On The Best Cruise Ships in the World

My new Family Vacation Critic article is all about cruising and cruise ships! Because once upon a time, cruising was little more than a fun mode of transportation, a floating bottomless buffet with which a family could explore several exotic locales in a single helping of precious vacation time. Nowadays, […]

Sometimes There’s Fog
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Sometimes There’s Fog

There’s a fog that rolls in off that particular coast, in that specific spot. It happens often but most have gotten accustomed to ignoring it. It doesn’t last longer than it should. No use bellowing about what will blow over soon enough. Ya just gotta wait. That fog, and the […]

Life As A Time Capsule Of Faded Mementos and Forgotten Moments
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Life As A Time Capsule Of Faded Mementos and Forgotten Moments

It’s like a child scooping up fresh cold water from a creek only to lose more than half their prize through the gaps they cannot help from appearing while squeezing with everything they’ve got. It’s never enough. There’s just no way to have it all. It was maybe 10 nights […]

The Shape of Time Being The Only White People In The Room In Selma Alabama
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The Shape of Time Being The Only White People In The Room In Selma Alabama

The turn missed wasn’t there — a phantom limb. Goddamnit, Google Maps. My own phantom limb wasn’t technically a limb at all, it was a mind still at sea, adrift upon the Gulf, baked by the sun not kissing me back home. My mind rested atop a weary body that […]

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