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HAPPY 2015̶6!

Posted by on January 1st, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

You know we’re all gonna be doing this for most of… for probably the entire year. Happy New Year! Whichever year it is! Wait… which one is it again?  

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Merry Squeeeeeeeemas Eve!

Posted by on December 24th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

It’s Christmas Eve. Every year, on the day before the big day, I like to take a moment to open up my mind, in some pretend telepathy of sorts, and think about the hundreds of millions of kids out there who are positively vibrating with excitement and anticipation. Whether they still believe in Santa or […]

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Unfiltered Year-in-Reviews Are the Way to Go

Posted by on December 10th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

We collaborated with Plum Organics to give you this unfiltered, unprocessed, BS-free look at holiday sharing parenting moments.   Parents capture the moments of their lives to share with others, and for their future selves, honestly. A major side effect of parenting is… um… where was I going with this? Oh yeah, a crappy memory! […]

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Christmas Before, During & After (3 Comics)

Posted by on December 8th, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

When we found out the truth about Santa as kids, we could never have imagined how much work it would be to become jolly ol’ St. Nick once we had kids of our own. Christmas changes for parents. It becomes about other people, little ones and loved ones. For ourselves, we come to happily settle […]

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Dad Jokes Hall of Shame – HOLIDAY EDITION

Posted by on December 2nd, 2015, under SNAPSHOTS

A lot of you seemed to love/hate my first post of the Dad Jokes Hall of Shame, and since ’tis the season for family getting together and experiencing tons of second-hand embarrassment from cringe-worthy dad jokes, I figured I’d give it another shot. Don’t worry. No needles for this second dose! Har har har. I’ll […]

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The Story Inside Us

Posted by on November 27th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

This post is brought to you by Target. I remember their voices most of all. And the way they read to me. The feeling of the covers over a littler me. The soft glow of light as the pages turned. Storytelling has always been part of my life and the holidays were the star on […]

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An HONEST List of What I Give Thanks For

Posted by on November 26th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

  Well… Being completely honest? I give thanks for:   Sleep Whenever. Wherever. However much I can get.   Coffee My unicorn blood for when I haven’t gotten much of the one above.   Bourbon The good stuff. No tarantula juice for me.   Food Preferably the drool-inducing kind that doesn’t upset any part of […]

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Visiting My House During The Holidays

Posted by on November 11th, 2015, under VIDEOTAPE

I want to invite you into my mom’s house for the holidays. It’s a really special time. There is so much holiday cheer and tradition. But there’s an element I can’t quite describe. It’s a stress level that we’re all familiar with, and sometimes takes a turn for the ridiculous. This video by YouTuber Chris […]

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My Wife Just Said… #237

Posted by on November 2nd, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Can I put ‘peace and quiet’ on my Christmas wish list?” –Elizabeth “I’m going to get you ‘loudness’ as my present. Heeheeheeheehee!” –Our 6yo son   Halloween just passed by in a whirlwind, and Thanksgiving is looming on the horizon of a pair of pants that won’t fit anymore. As a kid, the end months […]

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No More Instructional Diagrams, Folks

Posted by on April 1st, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

Those that know Andy personally are very familiar with his bombastic personality, but only a select few are aware of how terrible he is at martial arts. A few days ago he had a violent encounter with a dragon while trying to save two kittens from a burning orphanage, or something, and injured his hand. […]

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