November 27th, 2013

Quickie: Mo’ Rap – #MovemberDads Rap “Thrift Shop” for Men’s Health

About a week ago a handful of the #MovemberDads and I contributed our mad rap skills to a video to  promote our Movember team: If you feel so inclined you can support us by donating a buck or two: DiaryDad: http;// #MovemberDads:

August 30th, 2013

My Starbucks #VIA Moment

Life of Dad has partnered up with Starbucks for a cool campaign called My Starbucks Via Moment.  I put together an Instagram video entry to the promotion during a recent road trip I took with my boys. This wasn’t the first time that I have enjoyed Starbucks VIA packets in places that a coffee shop or coffee maker wasn’t available. [Read More…]

July 12th, 2013

A Geocaching Dadventure

 Geocahing is fast becoming one of our family’s favorite adventures.  We have gone on a few geocache hunts and are gearing up for many more.  We did our first geocache hunt with a local campfire scouts group.  On that trip we found a cache of goodies in a clear plastic bottle hidden in a hollowed [Read More…]

June 21st, 2013

Awesome Movie (Double Feature) – “Dogtown and Z-Boys” & “Bones Brigade: An Autobiography”

I’m adding two movies to the list with today’s post.  That’s right it is a double feature!  It is no secret that I love skateboarding.  I’m not, nor have I ever been very good at it, but I  do love it.  When I got my first skateboard it was my first taste of freedom and [Read More…]

June 14th, 2013

Awesome Movie – The Karate Kid

I’ll be honest this movie jumped ahead of a bunch that I have in queue because It popped up in my Netflix recommended movies list.  Don’t bother looking for it though cause it disappeared about as fast as it appeared.  I actually went to my library and checked it out to show my boys, Who [Read More…]

March 29th, 2013

Awesome Movie – Dick Tracy

This one has been in the queue for a little while now. A few months ago shortly after we moved out here to Chicago we were meeting some friends out in the suburbs. As we were walling around a very cool river walk area we came across the Dick Tracy sculpture you see pictured to [Read More…]

March 20th, 2013

Dadventure: A Very Green River

Part of the appeal to uproot my family and move out here to Chicago was the chance for new adventures, and boy have we had them.  We’ve seen the Cubs Win, went water sliding during the winter, visited the art museum, and we’ve even seen two war re-enactments.  Believe it or not,  I think we [Read More…]