Monthly Archives: October 2013

Dadmissions: Nana’s Pumpkin Bread

This is the time of year. Right now. THIS is the time you can wake up and breathe in the cool, fall, New England air and smell the leaves burning and the wood stoves heating up. This was the time … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: The Price is Right of Parenting

It came to me in a flash of brilliance. It came to me in a flash of creativity. It came to me in a brain fart but whatever. It came to me and that’s all that matters. We spend so … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: A Halloween Ghost Story

It was 1978 and a chill was in the air. I was three years old growing up in the small town of Sharon, Massachusetts. It was fall in New England with leaves on the lawns and the smell of wood … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: The Ticket Roll

I was cleaning up the garage and I found the most amazing thing…my ticket roll.  Maybe it’s crazy, but I used to keep all my tickets and tape them together…and they used to line the walls of my room…I thought … Continue reading

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Dadmissions:The Yard Sale

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Therefore, the bunch of crap some folks put out at a yard sale can be a real treasure hunt for some. Actually, we tend to put out good stuff. I went through the … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: The Instagram Effect

To my daughters: It sounds cliche to say but it really is true that beauty exists inside and out. You ARE beautiful and don’t ever let anyone tell you otherwise. So when I got the order forms for this year’s … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: My Mother’s Final Stand

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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…

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