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Photography Tip: How To Take More Interesting Photos Starting Right Now
Photos of Growing Up

Photography Tip: How To Take More Interesting Photos Starting Right Now

Before we get into this photography tip, let me start by saying that I still take the photos that below, I will advise you not to take. This is because my wife still wants the straight-on shot of the famous thing(s) but I don’t linger in that mass of humanity […]

The Heavy Lifting of Fall Cleaning
Parenting Blog

The Heavy Lifting of Fall Cleaning

When you’ve got no central air conditioning, you end up leaning on your ceiling fans heavily – heavy leaning like an awkward kid in 1989 holding up the wall at his first (and every other) high school dance. That kid may or may not be me. Moving on… Because I […]

The Iconic Tastes of Childhood
Parenting Blog

The Iconic Tastes of Childhood

In your opinion, what’s the most iconic taste of childhood? Is it the orange wedge you’d shove in your mouth at halftime of the your youth soccer game, the funnel cake at the county fair, a fresh apple picked off a tree on a cool autumn morning, or a PB&J […]

Carrie Underwood and Miss USA Deshauna Barber Introduce America to the Carnival Vista
Travel

Carrie Underwood and Miss USA Deshauna Barber Introduce America to the Carnival Vista

After a brilliant 5-month run in the Mediterranean, carrying thousands of guests from Barcelona to Athens, and back again, along with stops at multiple thrilling European ports in between, the Carnival Vista sailed into American waters on November 4th 2016. To celebrate the Vista’s arrival to Manhattan pier in NYC, […]

Doing Good Is Easy
Parenting Blog

Doing Good Is Easy

Sure, I mailed hockey cards to my favorite players with self-address stamped envelopes tucked inside to increase my odds of receiving an autographed reply. It worked too! I still have those signed Nick Lidstrom, Chris Osgood and Slava Kozlov cards to prove it! It’s the little things that brought me […]

More Of The Same
Parenting Blog

More Of The Same

Mouse was up first, as per usual, frantically running out of her room, across our size 2 hallway, and over to my wife’s side of the bed to check the time. More of the same. It seems a strange nervous tick for a single digit aged child but she’s constantly […]

Christmas Gift Giveaway: Sky Rover Voice Command Missile Launcher Indoor R/C Helicopter
OWTK Giveaways / OWTK Toy News & Reviews

Christmas Gift Giveaway: Sky Rover Voice Command Missile Launcher Indoor R/C Helicopter

This is the first of what I hope will be several sweet giveaways to put rad holiday gifts into your hands that you can then regift to your kids, grandkids, nieces, nephews, etc. Here’s a Sky Rover Voice Activated Missile Launcher Indoor R/C Helicopter that flies beautifully around your house […]

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Friday Premier League Football
Sports

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Friday Premier League Football

In its latest, but most certainly not its last, money grab, the English Premier League, in cahoots with its sugar daddy pimp known as LIVE TELEVISION added, for the first time ever, a dozen 8pm local time Friday matches scattered throughout the 2016-2017 fixture list. Some of these football matches […]

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