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So Where Would You Go?

With the removal of holiday lights, you quickly find how cold, wet, and gray the days are this time of year. We usually joke about the idea of moving someplace else during this time of year, but bemoan the idea of actually moving. So what if? What if we had a winter home? Where would […]

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We Can Be Heroes

Back from a hiatus with a new post. Check it out.

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Guest Movie Review: Ant-Man and the Wasp

The Captain is currently on vacation and missed a fun screening of the new film Ant-Man and the Wasp. However, his movie partner in crime, The Dead Turkey himself, Jason ElRite, previewed the movie and provided the following spoiler free review for you below (Thanks, Jason!). Enjoy!  Ant-Man and the Wasp: Marvel Scales Up a […]

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The Strength of Summer

The Strength of Summer Why are summers important? School years are long, arduous, and challenging. Yes, I am aware that “teachers get the summers off”, however, what most people don’t realize is that teachers work at least a summer’s worth extra during the course of a school year. And don’t get me wrong, though it […]

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An Incredible Return

Last night I witnessed an Incredible return. I was treated to a sneak preview of the new Incredibles 2 movie. I was not disappointed. The original graced the screen 14 years ago – before the Captain was even a father. I remember borrowing a friend’s 5 year old so that I could go see it […]

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Better Parenting through Literature: Immortality

You see I told the students that William Shakespeare (assuming you do not believe that he plagiarized his many works) discovered something fascinating. They didn’t believe me. So I leaned in close like I was telling a secret and I repeated the declaration.

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Standardized Tests for Parents

Standardized Tests for Parents? We are approaching the second standardized testing session of the year for students. Have you ever wondered what it would be like if parents had to take a standardized test? In honor of the approaching testing week the Captain has helped to develop the first ever standardized test for parents.  We […]

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The Grip of Parenthood

Parenthood is funny. The longer I’m a parent the more I realize I don’t know what I’m doing.  Every now and again I flirt with poetry. This blog has always been more about exploration than anything else. I want to thank my good friend Andre from birthedintofatherhood.com who really helped me rearrange some incoherent thoughts […]

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Seeing the Field

Seeing the field isn’t the same as just looking at it. I swear some of the most spiritual moments I have ever had came on a baseball field. I walked past an empty field just yesterday and it was like an old friend was waving. Inviting me to visit. Welcoming me with a warm hug. […]

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A New Beginning

It is a pleasure to partner with  Clorox. I have been compensated for this post, but my thoughts and words are my own. All product and study claims should be confirmed with the brand. Read on for “A New Beginning”.  I had the opportunity to see the results of new research about the effects of […]