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I Am My Father’s Son (or A Quiet Demonstration of a Dad’s Love Told Through Hockey Scores and Newspaper Ink Before The Sun Would Rise on a Tuesday)
Parenting Blog

I Am My Father’s Son (or A Quiet Demonstration of a Dad’s Love Told Through Hockey Scores and Newspaper Ink Before The Sun Would Rise on a Tuesday)

I crashed at my parents’ place earlier this week so that I could drive my dad and mom down to Philly for his pre-dawn appointment. Unrelated, the Red Wings had recently won two games on the bounce while out in western Canada. My dad knew this, he knew that they […]

The Final Pilgrimage
Sports

The Final Pilgrimage

Attempts to equate sports with religion never fail to sound trite at best, blasphemous at worst. And yet here I am, about to describe for you my final pilgrimage to a place of concrete and metal, a place constructed with unsavory angular exterior walls and sharp points jutting out into […]

Layers in Winter
Parenting Blog

Layers in Winter

According to her, I was insane. That’s what I got back after I texted my wife to say that I’d brought only the new Russell fleece zip hoodie with me to Detroit. Insane, in her mind, because the forecast in the D called for highs in the 20s and up […]

A Detroit Dream Comes True For Two Dads
Sports / Travel

A Detroit Dream Comes True For Two Dads

I made my debut for the fine, dad-centric traveling site Traveling Dads this week with a tale of dreams fulfilled, Pokemon Go, The White Stripes, a doomed hockey palace, friendship, and being in love with being a dad. What Happened When Two Dads Spent a Weekend in Snowy Detroit What […]

Hinky Pinks On The Long Drive Home
Parenting Blog

Hinky Pinks On The Long Drive Home

We drove out to Detroit this past weekend to run the Hockeytown 5K, traveling roughly 1100 miles in our Kia Sportage to run/walk 3.1 on the streets along the Detroit River and atop the ice of Joe Louis Arena. Yes, I fully realize how nuts that sounds. But we weren’t […]

A Teary Eyed Family 5K in Hockeytown
Parenting Blog

A Teary Eyed Family 5K in Hockeytown

Despite having run the distance hundreds of times (okay, maybe one hundred) I’ve never once done so officially; with safety pins affixed, an assigned number, other runners in front of and behind me, or a time recorded anywhere but for an app on my phone. That all changes this Saturday […]

A Daily Fantasy Sports Game That Fits Into A Dad’s Busy Schedule
Sports

A Daily Fantasy Sports Game That Fits Into A Dad’s Busy Schedule

My autumns once looked very different than they do today. Oh, there were still copious amounts of dry, crunchy leaves of various hues scattered across the .43 acres I call home, but today the autumnal sounds and sights emanating from the 46” glowing box which hangs from a wall painted […]

American Family Adventures — Midwestern Road Trip Weekend with Toyota and Hilton Garden Inn
Travel

American Family Adventures — Midwestern Road Trip Weekend with Toyota and Hilton Garden Inn

Our upcoming road trip proves it once and for all: I’m a very, very, very lucky boy.

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