Category: Life

Better to Ask Me Who I Was

If you follow my blog you may be aware that I recently embarked on a new adventure called musical theater.  Like most of my adventures that I stumble into it began when my children asked me, “Can we Daddy?  Please!”

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Mr. Sulu, Set a New Course

Like any nerd I LOVE Star Trek.  And like any progressive liberal I’m glad the LGBTQ community is being represented more and more on in our mainstream arts.  So I was really glad to hear that in the latest Star

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A New Adventure

Being a SAHD is always an adventure.  My oldest two children are involved in the local children’s theater which requires a certain level of parent volunteer assistance to pull off the productions.  Typically this volunteering is split along gender lines

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Parental Range Checking

I’m a little late speaking up about this, mostly because it’s summer time and between work and the kids there hasn’t been much time for writing. But also because this is one of those topics that make me pause before

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Run-time Error: Children out of Range

Recently a single mother was arrested and her nine year old child placed into foster care because she let her play at the playground while she was working at a nearby McDonald’s. As usual my stand-by for analysis and commentary,

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Barney Fife On The Job

This past friday the kids had an early dismissal, my first ever. Being inexperienced as a SAHD I didn’t have any thing planned for the kids, When I was a kid an early dismissal in itself was enough of a

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Happy Exceptional Birthday

Our youngest of three children was born four year ago today.  She was an exceptional child starting at birth for two reasons.  For one thing, she was exceptionally long for an infant which has translated into being exceptionally tall when

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Back to School – WOO HOO!!

Recently my wife showed me this picture someone sent her of a joyous SAHM on the first day of school. After spending the end of the summer trapped in the house with all three children by the Texas heat I

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My Father’s Hippie Son

I read an article a couple of weeks ago that talked about men with long hair and that while it’s more acceptable to have long hair for men it must still appear effortless in order to comply with masculine expectations.

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Candy Insanity

Candy Crush is insane.  One of my goals when I started this blog was to stick with it and have a measure of productivity.  That measure of productivity was a post at least every other day, every day if possible. 

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