Articles By: Jeff

Giving up on my little bird

Giving up on my little bird There’s a certain amount of giving up required to keep your wits about you, certain concessions needing to be made to remain something in the neighborhood of happy. Your GPS will heave as it searches for the address, whilst you concede point after point to keep everyone’s smile above half... February 21st, 2018 | Parenting Blog | Read More

Reliable

Reliable It must’ve been two years ago now. Maybe three. I dunno, time gets to be a bit of a warp and unless I have a Red Wings Stanley Cup (it’s been a while) or a Spartans championship (even longer) as a date & time stamp of semi-permanent ink upon my memory, I’m hopeless. Once after... February 15th, 2018 | Big Guy Car Guy | Read More

The Safety of Math (But How I’m Scared I’ve Made My Final School Lunches This Morning)

The Safety of Math (But How I’m Scared I’ve Made My Final School Lunches This Morning) Last year, a friend asked me about traveling to Europe. She had never been and desperately wanted to go, but was understandably frightened after bombings and shoot-ups in train stations and concert halls respectively. I turned to math, as I’m wont to do, and made the sensible case that the odds... February 15th, 2018 | Parenting Blog | Read More

Going Into Colorado’s Magical Longwoods With Arlo Finch

Going Into Colorado’s Magical Longwoods With Arlo Finch It’s not hyperbolic to say that books are pure magic. Within a chapter, a page, a single well-constructed sentence even, it is possible to be transported out of your town, home, warm comfy bed into a brand new world; swept away in a carriage to the historical past, teleported off into an imagined... February 13th, 2018 | OWTK KidLit + Comics | Read More

Life’s Hectic, Man

Life’s Hectic, Man It sounds stupid to say it, and it might not be overtly obviously to look at me, but I’ve been known to sometimes forget to eat lunch. Life’s hectic, man. On weekdays, when the kids are busy shuffling from classroom to classroom learning about western civilization, the habitats of dart frogs, and... February 12th, 2018 | Parenting Blog | Read More

Be Happy It Happened At All

Be Happy It Happened At All Wise words from an unreal doctor are no less relevant in adulthood and in a foreign city and at 5:48am. Be happy it happened at all, not sad it is over. Or something in that vein. But try selling that platitude to a boy who has seen his favorite kind of truck from his elevated backseat perch; rose red... February 12th, 2018 | Most Popular Stories, Travel | Read More

Kickoff A Super Week In Philly With The Kia Stinger (and Niro, Optima, Cadenza, Sorento, Soul…Okay You Probably Get The Point)

Kickoff A Super Week In Philly With The Kia Stinger (and Niro, Optima, Cadenza, Sorento, Soul…Okay You Probably Get The Point) We’re still plumbing the depths of winter here in the northeast portion of America but, in the midst of the bundled-up dreariness of the season, there’s a bright warm light of hope on offer. It can be found and felt from city hall down to Oregon Ave, and from the Delaware River to the Schuylkill. The... January 30th, 2018 | Big Guy Car Guy, OWTK PHILLY LOCAL | Read More

A Magical $200 Giveaway Inspired By Arlo Finch In The Valley Of Fire

A Magical $200 Giveaway Inspired By Arlo Finch In The Valley Of Fire To hear author John August tell it on his wonderful Wondery podcast called Launch, in which he goes deep into the woods to walk the listener through the process of conceiving, writing, pitching, editing, selling, and releasing his first book, Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire, this magical fictional tale... January 29th, 2018 | OWTK Giveaways | Read More
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