Monthly Archives: January 2013

Pulled from the Truth Box – Week 6

These are the secrets you've never told anyone. And what everyone else believes is the truth. And somehow, it makes everyone so much more beautiful.

Why EVERYONE Should Care About this Boy Scouts Thing (and My Ripped Off Nipple)

People are wondering why they should care so much about this Boy Scouts thing. Allow me to tell the story of my nipple getting ripped off and why it matters.

Open Letter to The Boy Scouts of America

I wrote this letter to The Boy Scouts of America. While I would love to sit back and let others fight for my rights, it is wrong to never stand beside them.

Ode to Facebook Friends

HUMOR: I wrote this poem in an attempt to explore just how some of our Facebook friend lists got so out of control.

Rotten Teenagers or a Funny Moment?

After sharing a conversation between two teens trying to sneak a coat into Mom's cart, the comments were varied. I have to wonder. Was it funny or not?

Epic People Watching – Episode 1

I was standing in Costco this morning, checking out their new super-undies when I overheard two preteen girls standing on the other side of the aisle.

The “I Want, I Need” Game

When struggling to get to the bottom of each other's wants and needs with a girl I was dating, this simple game brought out all the truth we needed.

This is Beautiful You

Finally, my favorite post of the week! Every Sunday morning I take some of the photos that you have uploaded to the Facebook wall, and I post them here. I love This is Beautiful You because it gives me (and everybody else) an incredible glimpse of who we all are. It puts a face on the awesome people coming here. It gives us a beautiful idea of the uniqueness and diversity of the followers here at SDL. More than anything, it shows all of us just how beautiful we each can be.Anyway, thank you for sharing a small part of yourselves. It’s my honor to put the spotlight on you today. This is beautiful you.Which photos made you the happiest today?If you’d like to send in photos to be considered for a future “This is beautiful you” and other future blog posts, please post them on the Facebook wall (we need lots more!). Only upload photos that you don’t mind me using, and that...

Sneaky Little Cameraboy

The other day my son got hold of the remote for my camera. This is what I found when I unloaded the card.

Parking Etiquette for Dummies

If you drive a small car, I'm going to teach you how to keep crazy guys like me from going... crazy when you park.

Choking on the Expressway

An everyday chain of events led to yours truly choking while driving alone at high speed down the Expressway.

Quotes that Touch Me: Growing Old and Playing

While a New York Times reporter was interviewing me he said something to the effect of, "you keep mentioning fun. Fun must be important to you." Love this quote.

One Million People… Hidden

Look at this image. Do you see the one million people hiding in it?

The Next 33 Rules to Not be a Crummy Human Being

Second installment! The world is full of awesomeness, and it's also full of awesome, ummm, how do I put this... *opportunities* to be decent and better people.


When you ask 135,000 people for the best short jokes they've ever heard, you get a pretty dang awesome list. Come laugh like crazy with me today.

10 Things You NEED to Splurge On When Money Is Tight

When I got so poor that I started eating cheap cereal with water poured on top, I realized that I NEEDED to splurge on a few things to break out of my funk.

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Why I Need to Bail for a While

Hey everyone, you won't be seeing new Single Dad Laughing blog posts for a little while. This is why... And, thanks for always giving me so much continued support.

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Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da

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Parenting. It's *scary* sometimes. As is evidenced by this terrifying moment with my child. In the pitch black woods. With pants down. And danger approaching...

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