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Life As A Time Capsule Of Faded Mementos and Forgotten Moments
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Life As A Time Capsule Of Faded Mementos and Forgotten Moments

It’s like a child scooping up fresh cold water from a creek only to lose more than half their prize through the gaps they cannot help from appearing while squeezing with everything they’ve got. It’s never enough. There’s just no way to have it all. It was maybe 10 nights […]

The Shape of Time Being The Only White People In The Room In Selma Alabama
Travel

The Shape of Time Being The Only White People In The Room In Selma Alabama

The turn missed wasn’t there — a phantom limb. Goddamnit, Google Maps. My own phantom limb wasn’t technically a limb at all, it was a mind still at sea, adrift upon the Gulf, baked by the sun not kissing me back home. My mind rested atop a weary body that […]

Hear the First Single from the new Best Coast Kid’s Album, A Brand New Recess Monkey Song and more on the July 2018 OWTK Kid’s Music Monthly Podcast Playlist
OWTK Kid's Music Monthly Podcast

Hear the First Single from the new Best Coast Kid’s Album, A Brand New Recess Monkey Song and more on the July 2018 OWTK Kid’s Music Monthly Podcast Playlist

Hear the first single from the new Best Coast kid’s album, Best Kids, plus a world premiere Recess Monkey song from their Family Photo Album on this new episode of the OWTK Kid’s Music Monthly Podcast! This episode is sponsored by Bark, the essential online and social media monitoring service […]

Travel Like A Superhero With These 9 Superhero Family Vacation Ideas
Travel

Travel Like A Superhero With These 9 Superhero Family Vacation Ideas

Try as I might to Heisman Trophy pose the current superhero culture, to put some distance between myself and the nonstop onslaught of Marvel and Star Wars films and merch, even I cannot deny that sometimes… superheroes are cool. Fine I said it. And travel is cool too. Here’s the […]

The Silent Invisible End
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The Silent Invisible End

There’s something about going 78 miles per hour on the turnpike that pushes America’s turn toward a fascist kleptocracy into focus. The sky is so lovely with perfect puffs of well-defined white in the shape of bunnies, dragons, and a barn set atop a sea of maternity ward baby blue. […]

24 Hours in Bergen Norway
Travel

24 Hours in Bergen Norway

Cross your fingers and say a prayer to your favorite Nordic God. With viking luck on your side, here’s to hoping your own personal 24 hours in Bergen Norway will produce the same kind of weather laboratory dreamscape my family reveled in on March 27th of this year. Driving west […]

Recalibrating Your Relationship With Your Phone
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Recalibrating Your Relationship With Your Phone

At one point they didn’t exist and then poof, suddenly smartphones were a thing. A thing we all suddenly had in our purses, pockets and palms. That was like, what, a dozen years ago? A blink of the eye, really. So smartphones are basically tweens and sometimes we don’t have […]

This summer is going to be different
Parenting Blog

This summer is going to be different

A XXXL guy bopping up and down on a riding mower — yeah, no. I never liked the optics of that scene, so I never painted it. Instead, I’d walk behind a push mower with a modest 21” cutting width, going back and forth and forth and back every 5-7 […]

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