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When we SKIPPED Vegas In Our Vegas Vacation

It was Christmas Day and we set out for Las Vegas, Sin City. The wife has family there so we were going to celebrate the holidays and take the kids to some of the hot new shows on the strip. … Continue reading

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Here’s To The Teachers

My father died 25 years ago.  I was 14 and in my freshman year of high school.  It seems so long ago and yet like many folks… distant memories come back when you least expect them.  He was an English teacher for many … Continue reading

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How The Force In Star Wars Awakened My Childhood

I grew up with Star Wars… A lot of people our age did. But like many things from my childhood, my love for Star Wars had somehow faded far, far away over the years. Sure, I wanted to see the … Continue reading

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“I’m a Suburban Mom, I Don’t HAVE Any Street Cred”

It started out as a simple enough conversation with the wife talking about the kids: her “she was invited to a DMX birthday party” me “the rapper?” her “the bikes” me “BMX?” her “yeh those” me “there goes your street … Continue reading

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Kiss Me, I’m 40

So this is 40. I’ve spent my entire life trying to run away from this day as time marched me there anyway. I distinctly remember as a little kid one weekend when we went with my dad to pick up … Continue reading

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Down On The Farm

Down on the farm with my family for the day Down on the farm the girls little just for today

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We Used “The Good Stuff” (and it WASN’T a special occasion)

When my wife and I were engaged, we did like many people and went around the stores filling out our wedding registry. One of the biggest and most expensive items we picked out was the china. It was a beautiful … Continue reading

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