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

Our Day In The 16th Century: At The Renaissance Pleasure Faire

On a sunny and hot Saturday afternoon in the middle of southern California we stepped back into the 16th century to the world of ladies and lourdes, wenches and whatever guy wenches are called. This is the part of the … Continue reading

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One Family, One Bathroom, Two Kids with Bathroom Emergencies (at the same time) A True Story

and then this happened on the ride home: kid a: I need to go home and use the bathroom NOW dad: we were just at a store with a bathroom mom: don’t embarrass the girl.. she needs to poop kid … Continue reading

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What Movie Theater Popcorn Can Tell You About The Strength Of Your Marriage

The wife and I went to the movies and got our large tub of popcorn. Popcorn is my thing. The wife looked through the glass at the candy. Candy is her thing. We debated on Skittles or Goobers or Red … Continue reading

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On a Sunny Day in the Inner City, My Wife Made it Snow

It’s hard to imagine if you grew up in New England like me, but some kids have never seen snow. Some kids have┬ánever known the fun of throwing a snow ball, or making a snow angel, or sledding down a … Continue reading

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A Warning For Parents: Beware, Pics Of Your Kids Are Being Stolen

Nelson updated his Facebook profile with the cutest pic ever. The CUTEST. It was a little kid wearing an oversized sweater which had mistakenly gone through the dryer and no longer fit her dad. So dad had given the sweater … Continue reading

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Finding Hope In The Year We’re FINALLY Getting Rid Of

In a year that seemed to be such a downer, I found hope. In a year that saw me lose my job of 16 years, I found a new job, and hope In a year that saw America ripped apart … Continue reading

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Cupcake The Wonder Dog: How A Shelter Pet Became Family

My wife and I never thought we’d be dog owners. But that all changed on a chilly fall day several years ago when the West Valley animal shelter in Los Angeles brought two little puppies to the tv station where … Continue reading

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