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OWTK Podcast July 2017 Alaska to Atlantic Cross Country Road Trip Special Playlist
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OWTK Podcast July 2017 Alaska to Atlantic Cross Country Road Trip Special Playlist

We’re home! Yay! And we’re exhausted. Being together is amazing but even if you love each other dearly, it is difficult to spend every waking moment together. This special podcast episode doesn’t address any of that, but my stories will as they leak out of me over the next few […]

New Parenting Style: Multihyphenated Parenting
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New Parenting Style: Multihyphenated Parenting

There are many synonyms for “parenting”. “Careful Captain” is one. That’s what I called my wife for the first, hmmmm, 8 years or so of our oldest daughter’s life. It was a parade of “Oh sweetie, be careful!” and “You’re too close to the street, be careful!” coming from her, much […]

6 Little Things That Make Being a Dad The Best Job Ever
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6 Little Things That Make Being a Dad The Best Job Ever

It would be easy for me to throw open the front door each weekday morning from mid-August to mid-June and send my daughters off to the bus stop with no more effort required than an honest smile and a gentle wave of my right hand. I don’t do this though, […]

On The Loop Trail In The Hoh Rainforest With An Umbrella
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On The Loop Trail In The Hoh Rainforest With An Umbrella

My boots were embossing the muddy trail alongside hers and from what I could tell, there was nary a bug in the rainforest. A steady breeze off the river found its way through the gnarly web of braches covered in chenille blankets of moss, and a chill hung in the air, […]

From Alaska to the Atlantic Down My Nervy Right Side
Travel

From Alaska to the Atlantic Down My Nervy Right Side

It’s 3:26 A.M. and I’m awake. This is my new normal. There’s a shooting pain coursing down my right leg thanks to a shifted disc getting too cozy with a nerve, like a drunk guy leaning on the shoulder of a young lady at a bar. He reeks of strong […]

The Challenge of Balancing It All As A Dad
Parenting Blog

The Challenge of Balancing It All As A Dad

Melting chocolates, a pair of frames, prescription refills, vacuum the house, and a text that popped up a few seconds ago asking me to run sneakers over to the elementary school for a post-field day switch in case she gets wet. Got it. No, no I don’t. I don’t ‘got […]

Have A Summer Adventure With The Okee Dokee Brothers on Netflix
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Have A Summer Adventure With The Okee Dokee Brothers on Netflix

The Okee Dokee Brothers, a three-time nominated, one-time winner of the Grammy Award for Best Children’s Album, have quietly made three gorgeous films that accompany those remarkable Americana CDs. The three short movies, each under one hour long and each documenting the physical journey best friends Joe Mailander and Justin […]

Fatherhood Gives You Grays
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Fatherhood Gives You Grays

I’ve got no complaints. That’s not a humblebrag though. It’s just that when I look around I see the home we own outright and the pleasant lawn out back that the kids have grown up on. I also see a loving wife, three moderately terrific cats (still not sure about […]

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