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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 […]

21 And Figuring It Out (A Story of Millennials, Generation Z and the Kia Stinger)
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21 And Figuring It Out (A Story of Millennials, Generation Z and the Kia Stinger)

The license has long become something they just have, no biggie anymore, and the drink is, probably, something they’ve already had in excess but the drinking itself has become official and so it is celebrated. After all, who doesn’t love a good celebration? A toast to you, kid. Happy birthday. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top 6 New Mid-Life Crisis Cars from the Detroit Auto Show
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Top 6 New Mid-Life Crisis Cars from the Detroit Auto Show

Direct from NAIAS, here are the Top 6 New Mid-Life Crisis Cars from the Detroit Auto Show! The skeletal ceiling above the exhibit halls of Detroit’s Cobo Center is a rubix cube of jet black piping, vice grips and lighting rigs. Yet, as if an elaborate magic trick, there are somehow […]

The Youth of Today in Detroit
Photos of Growing Up

The Youth of Today in Detroit

I asked for disenfranchised and I got it, in spades. Despite this one obviously staged photograph, I do not, as a rule, try to make photos in this way. But there was just something exhilarating about this dilapidated wall of outdoor public art in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit, the […]

The Recipe for a Perfect Family Weekend Road Trip
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The Recipe for a Perfect Family Weekend Road Trip

We Bogles know our way around a road trip. The buckled-up jaunt has become a bit of a calling card for our family over the past decade. Well planned in advance, at a moment’s notice, somewhere in between — we can roll with any type of four wheeled adventure. As […]

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