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I’m No Expert… Sunday Morning Edition.

I’m no expert but I would think that a mother for whom the safety of her brood is supposedly-paramount would exercise extreme caution when carrying out said protection. Case in point: a mommy dearest who, in her zeal to protect … Continue reading

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It’s Over!!!

Yes, the day has finally arrived… It seemed as though it was going to last forever… (And no, that wasn’t what she said – ever.) But… MARCH BREAK IS OVER!!!   They’re gone! Blessed be to all-mighty God herself… they’re … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Dennis Andres.

Let’s face facts, the world isn’t exactly the funnest place to be these days, is it? In my humble opinion, anyone who can help us forget the fires burning outside our door is a hero. To that end, today’s guest, … Continue reading

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Seven Travel Hacks For Morons.

To be clear, I’m not suggesting you’re a moron if you recognize yourself as someone who needs to follow my guidelines. But I am saying that we all make mistakes that make our lives more difficult than they need to … Continue reading

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A Return To Form For Throwback Thursday.

“People keep asking if I’m back, and I haven’t really had an answer. But, yeah, I thinking I’m back.” – Keanu Reeves as once-retired assassin John Wick. There’s an old saying, “Give the people what they want.” It worked in … Continue reading

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Is “Super-Dad” Dead?

I’m a tremendous admirer of Cyndi Lauper. Strange way to begin this piece, I know, but if you’re willing to travel a bit with me, all will become clear I promise. To clarify, I admire one specific Lauper song, Time … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Guide To Being A Traveling Dad.

When I was a kid, my father just didn’t give a damn about being a dad. That’s the long and short of it; there was no father/son bonding time, no cherished childhood memories. Growing up, I had a buddy, Ralphie … Continue reading

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