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Will Road Trip For Citizenship

Will Road Trip For Citizenship

The title is a little misleading. We’ll road trip for other things as well, like choosing a place to have a baby, or you know, probably less heavy sorts of reasons. We needed to expedite Stella’s Mexican, as well as American citizenship (and passport) so…

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The Sweet Sound Of Adults Talking

The Sweet Sound Of Adults Talking

Christine rolled up to the homestead with our friend Pam around 6:30AM on Saturday. They were road-weary and had been up for about 23 hours, but Christine was so happy to see her babies that other than a short nap, she treated the day like…

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I Swear, I’m A Morning Person

I Swear, I’m A Morning Person

It’s 5:30 when I wake up in the dark. I know this without checking the time on my phone, because any time I get up entirely on my own it is 5:30. This is early for most people, but bad news for me. It means…

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Regarding How Men And Women “Perceive Time”

Regarding How Men And Women “Perceive Time”

A friend of mine forwarded me an article from the Wall Street Journal titled “Why Mom’s Time Is Different From Dad’s Time, Surveys find that men and women work roughly the same number of hours a week—yet they experience their time very differently” (You might…

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And Then We Decided I Was A Stay At Home Dad

And Then We Decided I Was A Stay At Home Dad

I had big ideas for the sort of world I would describe when I knew I was going to start blogging more. With The Wireless Generation post-production finally finished, I could simply transition that time into new pursuits, look for more freelance work. I could…

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To My Facebook Friend Who Thinks ADHD Is Fake.

To My Facebook Friend Who Thinks ADHD Is Fake.

A couple of months ago I caught this absolute gem in my Facebook feed from someone I went to high school with I was happy to see that almost all of the response was refuting this, but no one was doing it thoroughly enough for…

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Giving Myself Permission To Be Terrible At This

Giving Myself Permission To Be Terrible At This

I make a lot of rules that dictate the way I go about my day to day life, none of which make much sense or help me through my day in any real way, in fact, they impede me in far too many ways. For…

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Never Normal Play Time

Never Normal Play Time

  When I was a kid, I didn’t “play” with my toys the way most other kids did. I could technically do it in a pinch, but it wasn’t very fun running around with some toy in my hand imagining it flying around. “I’m just…

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When Your Heroes Punch Things – A Defense of Man of Steel

When Your Heroes Punch Things – A Defense of Man of Steel

Spoilers ahead. You have been warned.   Late to the party as usual, I finally got to see Man of Steel the other day, and on balance I was came away very happy. A sentiment that seems shared is that it’s “not a perfect movie”,…

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My Son Brings My Entire Adult Life Full Circle – Via Zombies

My Son Brings My Entire Adult Life Full Circle – Via Zombies

Cole was dutifully Youtube-surfing the other day, something we monitor relatively closely since he discovered zombies, and while I breeze through the room a familiar song plays that stops me dead. I look over at Cole who isn’t paying an ounce of attention to me….

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