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July 23rd, 2015

Behind the Scenes at a #GlutenFree Bakery

There are many things that I took for granted growing up.  I think we all tend to do that.  I think back to the adventures and field-trips I had as a kid and as long as it didn’t cost too much to go on them I was off (to be honest I really don’t remember how much [Read More…]

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June 19th, 2015

My Fatherhood: From last words to no excuses

“There is nothing keeping me here…”   Those were the words my father used to explain his decision to move with his new boyfriend halfway around the world. They were the centerpiece what was to be the last conversation we had, which took place in June 2012.  I have spent countless hours wrestling with those [Read More…]

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June 10th, 2015

This book is a big deal to me

Back in 2003… When I had just learned that I was going to be a dad, I did something that came very natural to me.  I decided to learn about being a Dad.  It is my default mode for almost anything new that  I do.  When I engage this mode I generally head to a [Read More…]

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May 16th, 2015

The Round Up: 5-15-2015

I share a lot of stuff all week long,  You may have missed the good stuff so here is a quick recap of my shares from the last week: 

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May 15th, 2015

I am the Father of a Celiac Kid #TalkTellTest

You probably didn’t know that this month is Celiac Awareness month… just like some of you may be wondering “What the hell does celiac mean?”  A celiac is someone who has celiac disease.  In our little family of four we just happen to have a celiac.  That means as a family, we do things a [Read More…]

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May 11th, 2015

Quickie: Wake Up

The other morning as I was waking my youngest up for the second or third time I may have had this conversation with him after mimicking a bugle playing Reveille: Me: Hey you know how much you love everything Army? 9 yo: mmmmph Me: Right now your sarge would be yelling at you… 9 yo: [Read More…]

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May 9th, 2015

The Round Up: 5-8-2015

I share a lot of stuff all week long,  You may have missed the good stuff so here is a quick recap of my shares from the last week: