Monthly Archives: February 2013

Pulled from the Truth Box – Week 8

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.

A “Special” Lesson in Giving Choices to Our Kids

HUMOR: Time for some parenting 101. Today let’s talk about giving our kids choices and learning how to never say no.

Cindy Lou Teaches How to Give an Incredible Foot Rub

Cindy Lou is back, and this time she is teaching us how to win over a man's heart by giving him a foot rub that he'll never forget.

Judging the Introvert

After a heated discussion, and unable to agree, I suddenly realized... I'm expecting her, an introvert, to think and respond the same way I do.

BEST. SHORT JOKES. EVER. Vol. 2

When you ask 140,000 people for the best short jokes they've ever heard, you get a pretty dang awesome list. Come laugh like crazy with me today.

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,...

911, THAT’S Your Emergency?

A distraught woman calls 911 when she is unable to undo her pants to go to the bathroom. 911 attempts to walk her through a "less than normal" solution.

Why I LOVE People

Yet another one of the many reasons I LOVE people.

Pulled from the Truth Box – Week 7

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.

Extremists, Repeat After Me.

Ever since starting my blog 2 1/2 years ago, I have been both kindly encouraged and unkindly threatened by two extreme parenting groups to use my platform for them.

Epic People Watching – Episode 2

At the gym, I listened as two *really* scrawny guys started debating whether or not they wanted to become meat heads and whether they should do it for a girl.

My Final 33 Rules to Not be a Crummy Human Being

Last 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.

Balancing on a Big Ol’ Ball with My Kid

You are about to witness something crazier than Cirque du Soleil, hotter than Guatemala on a summer day, and more amazing than a pig riding on a monkey.

100 Things I Never Expected to Learn About Blogging

I have done a lot of great things and a lot of stupid things as I have built my blog to the great place that it is now. Today I want to share what I've learned.

This is Beautiful You – Grandparents Edition!

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...

A Trip to the Extreme: Drunk Stability Ball Tricks

What good is a stability ball if you can't do out of the ordinary tricks with it... while you're slightly under the influence?

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People watching. The good. The bad. The awesome.

I’ve been jotting down some of the more beautiful things and some of the more ugly things I’ve seen happen the past few months.

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The Sexual Corners into which We’re Painted

Bisexuality. Want to know something funny about it? I don’t even know how real it is. Whoa. I said it. Me. A guy who “kind of”...

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