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The Grounds Behind Her Eyes

“What would it take to gain acceptance, to the grounds behind your eyes.” — Conor Oberst “Artifact #1″ Over the past decade, I’ve been able to easily hashtag her as #happy, #sad, #angry, #tired, #exuberant, and so on. She was the USA Today. A swift, easy read. Colorful and pleasant. […]

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Trying To Write A Few NCAA Tournament Tales On A Whim

Everything is happening so fast. These are the most fluid of negotiations. Buzzer beaters and upsets, and expectations met and exceeded, are, along with hopeful birds returning to survey winter’s damage, the call of early spring. As is making impromptu plans to see your favorite teams strive to move forward, […]

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Going Down The Music Rabbit Hole In The West

A new indie kid’s song popped up into my inbox late last night. It was from an artist I’d covered once or twice in the past but despite my familiarity, didn’t have the highest of hopes for, which makes what would happen next even more surprising. A negative bias will […]

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The New Favorite Photo: A Portrait of the Look on the Ferry

There was a photo I took in the fall of 2006, of the Bear in southern France. She was wearing a sky blue long sleeve shirt, solid blue with no pattern or design, the sun beamed down on her forehead, and the wind was blowing her hair just so, giving […]

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Going Down The Music Rabbit Hole In The West
OWTK Not Kids Music

Going Down The Music Rabbit Hole In The West

A new indie kid’s song popped up into my inbox late last night. It was from an artist I’d covered once or twice in the past but despite my familiarity, didn’t have the highest of hopes for, which makes what would happen next even more surprising. A negative bias will […]

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Free Hugs Bear Hug

Thinker Toys in Carmel-by-the-sea, a coastal Northern Californian town every bit as precious as its overly-hyphenated-name would lead you to believe, has a massive stuffed bear doling out free hugs to any and all who enter, to those of any age who find themselves in need of a bit of […]

The Ballad of a 7 Year Old Tinkerer
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The Ballad of a 7 Year Old Tinkerer

Are the pieces of the highlighter yellow LEGO CD clock radio now in a box beneath the invention table that’s seen less action that a church confessional in a red light district? Yes. But that matters not because the 7 year old tinkerer spent that one week, some weeks ago, […]

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The Aria Resort and Casino — Luxury and Style on the Las Vegas Strip

I’d never visited Las Vegas before the summer of 2013, so I don’t know personally of the Strips’ glory days, neither the beloved Rat Pack era (of course) or the decades that followed, when themed casinos dominated Las Vegas Boulevard. There are remnants of that latter period on view today, […]

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Two Girls On The Forest Moon of Endor

A year ago, this would have made no sense to them, and, frankly to me as well. It had been decades, after all. And so I too hadn’t the foggiest of ideas as to what the Forest Moon of Endor was or meant. But there we were, last month, hiking […]

OWTK Kid’s Music Monthly Podcast March 2015
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OWTK Kid’s Music Monthly Podcast March 2015

A little late, but better than ever! The March 2015 episode of the OWTK Kid’s Music Monthly is here, with new songs from Cat Doorman, Mista Cookie Jar and Bunny Clogs, and ‘oldies’ from The Pop Ups and The Not-Its, plus a whole lot more goodies for you and your […]

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Just as I adore my two children equally, I love each and every one of my PBS Parents Learning Activities. That said, this new one is pretty darn special to me. It’s a unique Women’s History Month Learning Activity that combines writing computer code and sharks as a way to […]

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What Modern Fatherhood Looks Like

Matching dad/child superhero capes, brushing hair, campaigning for #AmazonFamilyUS, demanding changing tables in men’s public restrooms — all lightning rods of modern fatherhood. In most homes though, being a dad isn’t always Instagrammable and there are no hashtags capable of capturing the breadth of emotions, skills and tasks many dads […]

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