How to Be a Dad

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In Memories, We Live On

Posted by on May 25th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

Today is an important one. Today, we take a moment to remember people, both familiar and unknown. These faces fill books and the names are etched in walls, but you mightn’t have ever fully sat with them. "I wish killing people didn't even exist." My son saying something so simple that it's almost impossible for […]

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For Oren

Posted by on March 2nd, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

My mind is a sweatshop of emotion right now. I keep waiting for the bell to sound so I can go home. But closing time doesn’t seem likely for a good while. This past Saturday was a banner day in existential pain. Post by HowToBeADad. First, it was my late father’s birthday. When I say […]

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My Father’s Search For The Fisher King

Posted by on September 3rd, 2014, under NOTEBOOK

After Robin Williams died, I was unreasonably distraught. In the context of all things, I never actually knew the man and only saw him as much as one could say they’d seen a ghost around San Francisco and Marin County. But he was ever-present. I remember seeing him around town in Marin County. I remember […]

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My Kid Just Said… #54

Posted by on August 13th, 2014, under "MY KID JUST SAID..."

Finn: “Will I ever die?” Me: “What do you think, bug?” Finn: “I never die. We start over, growing again from our skulls.” Me: “Does that mean I could be your son? And will you take care of me when I’m old?” Finn: “Yep. I’ll give you lots of kisses.” -Dad & Finn (2014, 4.75 […]

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A Letter From My Dead Father

Posted by on February 25th, 2014, under NOTEBOOK, SNAPSHOTS

I often ask myself why I write here. Who is this for? Do I think it’s even worth reading? This kind of writing can feel like the most self-centered exercise ever undertaken and I surely don’t post enough cat pictures or gossip to compel people to return. But today’s worth it. The reason, I’ve found […]

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This Guy…

Posted by on June 20th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

I was bummed out, irrationally so, when I heard James Gandolfini passed away. He was a phenomenal actor, and I’d like to think, a solid family man. This video is so great because I feel like I’m getting to witness a side of him that I’m not used to seeing. RIP, James. We’re all slightly […]

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My Wife Just Said… #108

Posted by on April 30th, 2013, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Do I look like I’m dead when I sleep?” [Outrageous laughter] [Silence…] “So, do I?” -Elizabeth   – Previous “My Wife Just Said…”Thank you crappy drivers.   Follow us on Facebook. It’s the best way to stay connected to us.

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Oh, The Places We Go

Posted by on January 9th, 2013, under NOTEBOOK

I’m not sure about this whole adulthood thing anymore. The events of the past month and a half have me a little uneasy regarding the state of affairs on this ball of water and rock. Life’s simplicities, once clear and vibrant, are now confused and complex. I wanted to write about Connecticut when it happened. […]

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A White Carpet Frankenweenie Premiere

Posted by on September 28th, 2012, under NOTEBOOK

I wanted to tell you guys my stories from the premiere of Frankenweenie. If you want to read my review of the actual film: GO HERE! Almost look like I belong on the other side of the guardrail, right? One of the less logical but more obvious perks of living here in Los Angeles and […]

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Born to Run

Posted by on September 26th, 2012, under VIDEOTAPE

I know we’re pretty “funny” sometimes, but I watched this and it scared the shit out of me. I hope it does for you too. Let’s give them their 5 years back. May our lives never be the same. – Our Google Plus Page! Run to it and share this. Or die trying. Our Facebook […]

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