Learning from experience

September 23rd, 2016

I wish I hadn’t done that

“I wish I hadn’t done that…” “I didn’t mean to…” “I didn’t think that would happen…” As a dad these are things I hear my children say, far more often than I would like to.  It is heartbreaking to be a parent at the point these words are uttered. That is the point at which [Read More…]

September 16th, 2016

But Daddy Why – All the ways Hot Dogs get ruined…

All the ways Hot Dogs get ruined… Bonus Out-Take So clearly 30 mins was not enough for Pat and Eric to talk about the wonder that is the Chicago Style Hot Dog. Here is a bonus out-take in which they talk about how the hot dog is eaten in other parts of the United States.

Playing Angry Young Man

September 11th, 2016

I WAS an Angry Young Man

I sat at the piano this weekend plunking around and playing bits and pieces of songs I used to play all the time when I was in my late teens and early twenties.  My youngest son who is currently learning piano was getting quite a kick out of it.  At one point I began playing [Read More…]

September 1st, 2016

But Daddy Why – Ketchup is not for the Dogs

Ketchup is not for the Dogs – The Chicago Hot Dog Episode The Chicago-style hot dog is an institution, Pat and Eric are both hardcore enthusiasts of this tube meat delicacy. There are many ways you can eat a hot dog… there is only one right way. In this episode you will learn why the [Read More…]

Faith, Fear, and the Cleansing Power of Shampoo

August 25th, 2016

Faith, Fear, and the Cleansing Power of Shampoo

Over plates of spicy Mexican food the other night I revealed to my wife a moment that was one of the most defining character experiences that I have had in my adult life.  She was surprised that she had not heard the story before; thinking back on it I am a little surprised that it [Read More…]

Quikie - Soul Mates

August 8th, 2016

Quickie: Soul Mates

The other day while we were out on a family bike ride we stopped mid-way for a little refreshment. My wife and I apparently got talking a little lovey-dovey to each other and we may have made mention that we are “soul mates” that apparently prompted this thought from him: “I believe in soul mates [Read More…]

July 28th, 2016

But Daddy Why – Bonus Out-take: The City Nickname Quiz

Bonus Out-take: The City Nickname Quiz This is a bonus out-take, It didn’t make the cut for the last episode, but we thought it was good enough to share, and hopefully tide you over until the next episode of But Daddy Why!