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Life’s Hectic, Man
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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 […]

Thus Begins The Whole Life Challenge
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Thus Begins The Whole Life Challenge

I made mention of it yesterday, the whole Whole Life Challenge thing. My oldest brother pushed me and middle bro to join him, we did, and now we’re off on a 6-week game to best each other. Today it begins, the Whole Life Challenge, and it began, for me, with […]

1 Year and 50 Pounds Later (How I Lost A Lot of Weight Quickly)
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1 Year and 50 Pounds Later (How I Lost A Lot of Weight Quickly)

One year ago today I woke up and decided to give up my two favorite foods: bread and cereal. Just like that, poof, no more bread and no more cereal. Cold turkey a few days after Turkey Day. I had been trying to lose weight again and again with varying […]

I Get Better With A Little Help From My Friends
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I Get Better With A Little Help From My Friends

My definition of a friend was as rigid as glass when I was young. It all started with a song lyric from the album that changed my life when I was an impressionable 17 year old kid: “Your ideas, your image, your definition of a friend” Before this song, before […]

How To Raise Daughters To Love Their Bodies When You Hate Yours
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How To Raise Daughters To Love Their Bodies When You Hate Yours

I finish pissing and step up onto the digital scale for the 3rd time today, with more eagerness than the occasion warrants. There are water stains on the reflective black surface from the kids swinging their wet hands over to reach the hand towel after washing up. Every once in […]

Extra Fresh Samples At Costco With Kids
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Extra Fresh Samples At Costco With Kids

Ever since first becoming a dad, I’ve found shopping with my daughters to be a sweet way to spend time together. They concur in spades because whether it’s picking up something sugary in the baked goods section or snagging samples of a Young Mahon Spanish cheese, Greek honey drizzled on […]

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, […]

Time Travel With A Rad 80’s Pizza Party
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Time Travel With A Rad 80’s Pizza Party

Whatever it means to be normal child, I’m pretty darn sure I wasn’t one. Some kids visualize hitting a 9th inning home run with the count full to win the World Series in walk off fashion. I longed to tend lovingly to the needs of my guests during a busy […]

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