November 15th, 2015

7 Life Lessons Kids Can Learn from Football

I have learned some life lessons by watching football. — I love football. Fall can never get here fast enough for me. As a father, I am sharing my love of the game with my kids. Watching football together is becoming a tradition with my boys. And even as it is a great pass-time and [Read More…]

November 5th, 2015

But Daddy Why Episode 4: Why is the Sky Blue?

Pat and I dig into the question that kicked of the idea for this podcast, “Why is the sky blue?”  We also explain why you can sometimes see the moon during the day. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/butdaddywhy/2015/11/04/why-is-the-sky-blue

Norse Myths

October 30th, 2015

Sacrifice – Tyr’s Loss is Your Gain

At some point in your life you’re going to hear or have heard a story about sacrifice. It will likely be intended to encourage you to work hard for something you desire. It will likely encourage you to work through tough times as you strive to be successful. It will definitely make you feel good about what [Read More…]

But Daddy Way Episode 3 Cover Art

October 30th, 2015

But Daddy Why Episode 3: Halloween, Jack’o’lantern, and the fate of the Mangel Wurzel

Pat and Eric get spooky… well they get Mangel Wurzeled at least… Don’t know what that means? Give this one a listen you’ll also learn about the origins of Halloween and the Jack’o’Lantern as well. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/butdaddywhy/2015/10/30/halloween-jackolantern-and-the-fate-of-the-mangel-wurzel

October 29th, 2015

7 Hard Truths About the Strength to Succeed

DiaryDad shares 7 hard truths about what it takes to be strong. — There is an oft used metaphor about learning and becoming stronger that is used in the martial arts, but I have heard it in many other venues as well.  It tells of  how steel becomes stronger as you fold it with other materials to [Read More…]

October 21st, 2015

But Daddy Why Episode 2: Triskaidekaphobia, Paraskevidekatriaphobia, and Long Division

Pat and Eric dig into why people are scared of the number 13 and why long division is called “long”.

October 16th, 2015

Finding Fatherhood in the Myths of Old

I have always loved a good story.  As a boy I loved to hear them, as I grew older I became fascinated by the many ways we tell them; now as a father, I love telling them.  Mythological stories are particular favorites of mine.  They are the morality plays that have set the standard for how we [Read More…]