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Stories Don’t End — Music and Traveling
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Stories Don’t End — Music and Traveling

In your obituary, it said that we would talk about music and traveling, and while there were other topics too (like you constantly and quite hilariously backing your way into the fantasy football playoffs with a 6-7 record), we did indeed share in a deep love of music and a […]

Eulogy for Greg in an Amsterdam Airport Hotel Lobby
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Eulogy for Greg in an Amsterdam Airport Hotel Lobby

Ideally, I wouldn’t have given my speech, his eulogy, from an Amsterdam Airport hotel lobby, its library to be specific, which was just enough out of earshot of the check-in desk’s music bed that the 200+ guests gathered in the backyard could hear my words, tears, snot, and sadness through […]

Father’s Day Footwear Festival
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Father’s Day Footwear Festival

I think I’m becoming a sneakerhead. I say this not because I own a lot of sneakers (I have two identical pairs of two kinds of red Adidas sneakers that I bought at Dick’s Sporting Goods), but rather, because I find myself lusting after sneakers and shoes like, all the […]

12 Great Vacation Tips to Enjoy Your Vacation in 2022
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12 Great Vacation Tips to Enjoy Your Vacation in 2022

Royalty-free image: https://www.pexels.com/photo/pink-flamingo-floater-2705879/ The last two years have been a struggle for everyone, but now that restrictions are being lifted and normal life is reviving up, more and more families are itching to stretch their travel legs and head out into the wild blue yonder for some much-needed fun and […]

4 Tips for Starting On Your Own Entrepreneurial Journey with Block Advisors
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4 Tips for Starting On Your Own Entrepreneurial Journey with Block Advisors

Thank you Block Advisors by H&R Block for sponsoring this post. Nearly everyone I’ve ever talked to about my left-of-center career has been enthralled. I usually get responses along the lines of, “I wish I could do that,” or “I always wanted to be a writer,” or the classic, “You’re so […]

File Under: The Things Dads Will Do For Their Kids
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File Under: The Things Dads Will Do For Their Kids

Right, yeah, it’s not all dads, I know, but the ones I know, and me, we will stop short of just about nothing to do things for our kids, to make them smile, provide experiences that move them, and memories worth holding on to. My oldest, she of 17 (for […]

Outfitted for an Antartica Expedition or Everyday Fun on Your Home Continent with Dick’s Sporting Goods
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Outfitted for an Antartica Expedition or Everyday Fun on Your Home Continent with Dick’s Sporting Goods

Huge thanks to Dick’s for looping me into their Winter Apparel campaign. I received a gift card for attending a virtual event and to write this post but of course all opinions are honest and my own. A snowboard, skis, or a snow scooter would’ve been rad, of course, but […]

Looking back and trying to make some kind of sense of my own version of last year (a 2021 recap)
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Looking back and trying to make some kind of sense of my own version of last year (a 2021 recap)

I host the Dad 2.0 Podcast with the Summit’s co-founder Doug French. It’s fun and at times enlightening because each week, we speak with a creative person from the dad community, an expert, author, or just a kind human willing to give up about 90 minutes of their time to […]

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