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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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Why I DIDN’T Talk To My Kids About This Shooting

I felt it come across me like an ocean wave… it’s so familiar by now… the shock, the tragedy, the sadness, the senselessness of another shooting… the disgust. The wave poured over me. When you work in a newsroom, you … 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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40 Things To Do Before I’m 40: 5-of-40: Disneyland

We started out on the drive actually headed to Legoland in San Diego. But something was nagging at me. I spoke in code to my wife… writing out letters carefully one by one on her leg as we drove. We … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: The 4th Wheel

I admit it. I’m outnumbered by a wife and two girls. And they’re not really daddy’s girls. They’re momma’s girls.. at least for now. I’m smart enough to recognize it and I know there are a bunch of reasons why. … Continue reading

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40 Things To Do Before I’m 40: 1-of-40 A Day in San Pedro

When summer ends and the school year begins I’ll be celebrating my 40th birthday in September. I see it coming at me like a freight train. I’m not afraid of 40 but I know it marks a new chapter in … Continue reading

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