Monthly Archives: February 2013

Dadmissions: Your Line In The Sand

I feel extremely lucky. My kids don’t yet know the bad words. They know the “s” word is trouble. They know the “d” word is trouble. In our family, those words are “stupid” and “dumb”. Yes, I know they don’t … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: No Longer A Mani-Pedi Virgin

I admit it: my junk is ugly. My junk is callous-ridden and crusty and overworked and like many of us– smelly. I’ve been alive 37 years. In all my 37 years, I have never had anyone touch my junk in … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: The Wall

As Meridian Avenue winds from south to north past Valley View, past our cherry blossom tree in full bloom, and past the “S” curve approaching the high school, a brown wall glides up the left side of the road. The … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: Be My Valentine

Dear Alicia and Andreya, I am writing today to ask if you would be my Valentine. It’s hard to believe you are growing up so fast and while in my heart you’ll always be daddy’s little girls I know in … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: The Entrepreneur

My daughter has such a good heart. A really good heart. Sometimes too good. She’s been carrying around a container for Leukemia research for two weeks. Every spare penny, dime, and quarter has been going in that little container. It … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: My Mother’s Final Stand

It was my mother’s ultimate revenge. It was her final stand. It was HER declaration of independence. Even though my father had died in 1990 it took her years, so many years to finally get to that moment. In the … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: The Mega-Tantrum

It happens in an instant. Often it comes without warning. It can be more dramatic than a flash flood, more dangerous than an F5 tornado, more unpredictable than the most devastating storm. When the mega-tantrum comes, you better watch out. … Continue reading

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