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author of Dadmissions. surrounded by a wife and two girls... and a dog named Cupcake

When Parenting Gets Real: The Velveteen Rabbit moments

I’ve had a few of these moments in my life. The velveteen rabbit moments. Maybe you’ve had them yourself. They’re the moments where it seems so “real” for the very first time.. moments where I’ve always “heard” it would be … Continue reading

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Happy, I Love You

  It came out of the day so blue, like unscripted moments always do a quote i’ll never ever forget, so perfect and beautifully delicate my little kid said on a call, without a second thought at all instead of … Continue reading

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NOTHING Will Ever Get Me Used To This

In 1999 I was working at WHDH TV in Boston when we first heard reports of the shooting at Columbine High School. Everyone went into breaking news mode. That’s what news people do. It’s our job. Our reporter headed to … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve & The Power of “Believe”

We’ve had a little crisis of faith this holiday season.. our youngest daughter not sure she believes in Santa Claus anymore. She didn’t want to write a letter to Santa this year, wasn’t sure what she’d say. I guess it’s … Continue reading

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The Moments Never To Be Missed

I got dressed for work and walked up to my daughter and said softly, “bunny I don’t think I’m gonna make it to the show today”. And she gave me the look.. the “I already knew you were gonna disappoint … Continue reading

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Looking for Jimmy: A Son’s Search For His Dad’s 1979 GMC Truck

Growing up on the tree lined streets of Sharon, Massachusetts many people never knew that my sister and I actually had a brother. Yep. We did. His name was Jimmy. Dad lovedddddd Jimmy and spent most every weekend with him, … Continue reading

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I Still Believe In Local TV News

I took one TV journalism course in college. One. I didn’t know it at the time, but the course with professor Jim Thistle at Boston University would change my life. I went to school destined to be a radio DJ, … Continue reading

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