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In Defense of Tomorrowland

In Defense of Tomorrowland

I know, I’m late to the party when it comes to the summer blockbusters out there.

Still . . . I took my kids, late to the game, to see the Brad Bird/Damon Lindeloff movie Tomorrowland. 699 more words

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No Longer Little Kids

No Longer Little Kids

I worked today.

That, of course, comes as no surprise, I work every weekday and the occasional weekend.

My kids, however, didn’t sit idle without me. 541 more words

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Whatever Happens...

Whatever Happens…

The ellipses are important in the title here.

When all the kids are home it’s sort of magical. They sometimes live in their own world, orbiting and multiple times a day they cross orbits with me. 475 more words

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Purge

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Purge

There are occasions when your children look at you and wonder just what the hell is going through your head. It would be easy to dismiss this as simple misunderstanding or even the hormonal struggle that creates the eye-roll and angst-ridden *sigh*. 767 more words

When They Grow Up

When They Grow Up

Despite the title and the picture seemingly contradicting themselves, that woman up there is actually all grown up.

Not totally, mind you, but far more than I would ever have thought.   488 more words

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Learning Your Limitations

Learning Your Limitations

Anyone who has ever read anything here knows how much I love playing the guitar.  It’s like an extension of my arm, so to speak. 537 more words

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Two Inches

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Two Inches

Nothing gets my hackles up like unnecessary cleaning.

By that I mean . . . my cleaning and watching the other people in my household sitting on their duffs eating snacks that get crumbs on the newly vacuumed floor and then asking me if they can turn up the TV because…you know…that vacuum is loud, Dad! 605 more words

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