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A Thousand Thanks

Today marks a milestone of sorts on the ol’ blog: you’re reading post number 1,000.

Well, y’know. 1,000 according to the WordPress dashboard. That includes all the… 339 more words

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Flashback Friday: Spark of Genius

It’s no secret that humor is kind of a big deal to me. My kids learned early on that if they were in trouble but could make me laugh, their punishment would be 17% less severe. 138 more words

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Views, followers, and egos.

This is difficult for me to write, but it’s something that I’ve felt convicted about lately and feel like I need to share.

Social media has really made me aware of how much of a voice one person can have. 671 more words

18 Really? Really.

My firstborn turns 18 today. Yep, you read that right. I had to go back and read that first sentence a few times, myself.

I’ll never forget that brilliantly sunny day in a tiny community hospital when I was fulfilling all of the stereotypical “first dad” routines: pacing, fidgeting, perspiring, and fighting the urge to pass out cold on the floor (that’d already happened once before during the first trimester, anyway). 396 more words

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