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An Honest Modern-Day Kids’ Fashion Paper Doll

Posted by on May 21st, 2014, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS, SNAPSHOTS

Paper dolls have been around since forever, or the mid-18th century (close enough to forever). Little printed playthings you could cut out and dress up in coordinated outfits, luxurious new fashions, with PAIRS of the same socks and shoes, etc. Pure fantasy. It’s not that anyone who grows up really tires of fantasy and escape. […]

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My Wife Just Said… #155

Posted by on April 7th, 2014, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Um. Can I go out in this?” -Elizabeth   There she stood at the front door, posing for me to see. She was wearing colorful, patterned leggings, rain boots, a baggy sweater and a mismatched purse. I frowned as I looked her over and then smiled and said, “Sure!” The fact that I was wearing […]

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“Fashion” : Convos With My 2-Year-Old

Posted by on October 31st, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

When it comes to judging, kids often employ excessive force that amounts to fashion-police brutality. If you’re uncertain or insecure about how you look or what you’re wearing, and also enjoy the high-stakes excitement of playing Russian Roulette, then just ask a child what they think of your outfit. They may simply say it’s the […]

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Ninja Parent Lessons: The Foot Python

Posted by on October 29th, 2013, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Suiting up your little one is a tough challenge, even for ninjas. Especially socks. Those legs are tiny, but they’re fast and don’t like to stay still for lengths of time greater than it takes to blink. This cannot be avoided, so you must be clever and fast. As the ancient proverb says: the wise […]

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Brain Failure on Aisle 9!

Posted by on August 4th, 2011, under NOTEBOOK

When I go shopping, something happens. I enter some magical space-time distortion, where time oozes and store aisles and racks shift around like the stairs at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, along with accompanying little goblins that move around the products I’m looking for in some kind of demonic three-card monte of retail. The […]

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Fatherhood Fridays #4

Posted by on June 24th, 2011, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Well… the last post went a little bit better so I’m gonna keep doing this thang for a minute. Just make sure you comment if you read this series of posts. That’s really the only way I know this stuff is cool or not to you guys! These posts are just weird/cool links we found […]

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