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Nocturnal Street Sledding

Fluffy, new-fallen snow. The sounds of neighborhood children laughing and sledding. My wife and I gazing out the window at it all… and calling 911. That’s right, we called the cops on kids sledding. Yeah, we’re hard core. OK, fine, … Continue reading

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Toyota Tetris

I like our Toyota Matrix. It comfortably seats our family of four. It falls under the “compact car” classification, allowing for easy city¬†driving and parking. Gas mileage is¬†great and the hatchback allows for easy loading and unloading of stuff. However, … Continue reading

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A One-Dad Open Sleigh

It was a painful experience. Just brutal. There was some consolation in the fact that it would be good blogging material later, but overall, it was quite nasty. I’m referring to our attempted Dad-drawn sleigh ride this morning. ‘Attempted’ is … Continue reading

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Excuse Me, Which Way to My Zen Place?

“You’re gonna have to go to your Zen place today.” Wise words from my wise wife. She had spent only 15 minutes alone with the kids this morning before realizing that they were going to be a couple of little … Continue reading

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Post-Grandparent Syndrome

My mother- and father-in-law just left today after spending a long weekend with us here at the house. Grandparents are awesome. I’ve always felt this way. When I was a kid, seeing grandparents meant a fun trip to the city, … Continue reading

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