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Month: March 2015

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Real Strength

One of the great things about the NCAA tournament is that it is full of story lines. We are exposed to schools, coaches, players that we may not normally watch, and get to enjoy their moments in the spotlight. The unfortunate thing about the tournament is also what makes it so thrilling – 64 teams […]

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Morning Coffee Conundrum: Coffee Joulies

There many wonderful things that I can say about coffee. The sound of the coffee maker going off in the morning almost counteracts the sounds of the alarm. The aroma? Amazing. The taste? Stupendous. The heat? Well, that’s a different issue. There are some people that have the intestinal fortitude to pour a piping hot […]

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Transformers: Robots in Disguise

Between my friends at Hasbro and the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, I have had a great time reliving a part of my childhood. These two titans of entertainment have joined forces to create an exhibit that I am very excited to take my children to see- Transformers: Robots in Disguise. There is something for every […]

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Spread Some Peace

The events in Ferguson last fall really jolted a lot of people. What saddened me the most was the division that occurred at a time that we needed unity. I made a comment on my personal Facebook wall last night about wishing for peace for the entire community (citizens and officers) when I got a […]

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Captain’s Log: 2737 Trash Day

Captain’s Log. Diaper Date 2737. Daddy Chronicles: Trash Day. So fair and foul a day I have not seen. The elimination of trash from my house doth bring me great joy- yet the collection of such filth does wilt my soul. Truth be told there may not be a task I loathe more than cat […]

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Captain’s Log 2728: Coolest Job

Captain’s Log. Diaper Date 2728. Daddy Chronicles: Coolest Job ever. I have to admit when you think about the job requirements that accompany being a parent, well, some of them just aren’t appealing. The hours are rough, there are no wages, there’s no hazard pay, your client is completely unpredictable (and normally free of guilt), […]

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My Friend Oren

My tears stained my pillow 5 days ago. 5 days ago, my friend Oren revealed that his cancer treatment was no longer working. In true Oren fashion, he didn’t just come out and say it – there was a story. At the end of that story though was this sentence: “But in the end, I’m […]