Growing Up


September 17, 2013

Anytime I reflect on whether I have been “lucky” in my life, the number “460” comes to mind. It’s not a season batting average, or the number of yards passing in a football game. It most certainly is not related to anything sexual in nature, either; with the possible exception being the number of times […]

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The Best Gift

September 5, 2013

I love giving gifts!!! Nothing beats the satisfaction of seeing the look on someone’s face as they open a present, knowing you got them something they absolutely wanted. Even better still are the occasions when you got them something they never expected!! The beauty of gift giving is that it allows me to let someone […]

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The Prankster

December 16, 2011

My son is a tactically calculating prankster. And he’s only 6. Just turned, in fact. I don’t know where he gets it, and I say that in complete dishonesty because I know exactly where he gets it. He is, in very deed, my little clone. A few months ago I had the pleasure of going […]

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First Kiss Stories

November 21, 2010

Who remembers their first kiss? I know I do. I was 4 years old, which is pretty amazing to me because as I am writing this, I am sitting next to my 4 year old son, and I am thinking “holy crap, he’s at the age where he can remember stuff!” My only two memories […]

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Ford F-150 (wink wink)

August 27, 2009

I love the Ford F-150. Its such an awesome truck! (the preceding was a shameless product promotion for my own amusement). OK, so I don’t know who actually wrote the following “Random Thoughts of the Day” but if anyone does, please give me their name so that I can give them proper credit. This was […]

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The Talk

July 24, 2009

I was watching Oprah the other day, but only under duress. I had come downstairs after putting my children to bed, and found my wife glued to the TV. It was the television equivalent of being landlocked, and she refused my request for an easement to Sports Center. The Oprarain topic was this: At what […]

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July 21, 2009

When did this word become an appropriate response to behavior alternatives posed by adults to children? As in, “Well, you can either clean up your room, or lose the DS for a week.” “Whatever!!” Clearly there is a “disconnect” here between the parental perception of the gravity of the situation and the perception held by […]

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Tribute to My Dad

July 16, 2009

On April 16th 1963, King Scott, husband to Queen Carolyn took a bold step to the establishment of a royal lineage with the birth of his first son, Prince Eric. This event was soon followed with the arrival of Princess Kelly, after which they took a break while Queen Carolyn sought treatment for a hearing […]

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