Monthly Archives: April 2013

Dadmissions: The Computer

My father had one of those ugly two-tone 1970’s Smith-Corona typewriters. His was the mustard yellow and brown version in the big black case. It had a little switch in the corner that you’d turn on and then you’d hear … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: The List

It’s a challenging, educational, inspirational, stomach-churning, acid-reflux burning, constantly learning, headache inducing, sleep reducing, pride infusing, emotional, devotional, inspiring, perspiring, rewarding experience to be a parent. There are so many things I want to tell the kids. There are so … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: The Scrudgies

They’re called “scrudgies”. That’s the unofficial name which came from somewhere in the back of my 1970’s childhood. They’re the sometimes crusty, sometimes fatty, sometimes sticky, always delicious leftovers stuck to the side of any pan of pasta, steak, soup, … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: Be Kind Rewind

You see kids “Be Kind Rewind” was the slogan on the VHS tapes used in the VCR. Movies used to come on these magical black rectangle boxes that you’d rent at the video store. You’d have to rewind them to … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: Meltdown-Away

Introducing Meltdown-Away! Engineered by NASA scientists and available to the public for the very first time. Meltdown-Away ensures your children will never meltdown at the end of a long day ever again. Just apply a thick layer of Meltdown-Away foam … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: Show Him The Moon

I walked into the house and one girl said to the other, “show him the moon!” and that’s great because I love astronomy, and art projects, and their creativity. So I waited for the moon. And there it was. One … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: The Ultimate Break-Up Note

If this is Your Cheatin’ Heart then please don’t tell my Achy Breaky Heart because Two Hearts Beat As One and I just don’t think it’d understand. In fact, just Don’t Go Breakin’ My Heart in the first place because … Continue reading

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