2018: Is It Finally Time For Me To Give-Up the Fight?

I had no intention of sharing this journal entry that I wrote going into 2018, where I asked myself if it was finally time to give up the fight... But after I finished, I kind of felt like I should.

97 Pictures That Prove I’m Not *Exactly* Who You Think I...

I promised all of you that if you'd share your most embarrassing photos, I would too. Turns out there were way more in my collection than I expected...

Christmas. Single. Again. And *Barely* a Turd At All…

It's been eight years in a row that I haven't been in a relationship at Christmas, and I honestly have no idea why at this point. What I do know is that most people do not understand loneliness and what it actually is...

To Lose A Dog & Gain Another

Our family just got a little bit smaller and a whole lot bigger...

Hey! That’s MY Beanie!

You may have noticed that I'm pretty much *always* wearing a beanie. Well, there's actually a very good reason for that...

*Finally* Waking-Up

We all get to wake-up at certain times in our lives, for better or for worse, and realize just how lost or found we really are. These were two of my such (very contrasted) awakenings.

It’s About Time

Fatherhood. Isn't it really about... Time?

Who Stacked the Quarters?

This is the story of the time I told my parents a big fat lie and threw my little sister under the bus...

Noah’s Shit-Word Spree

This is the story of the time my son caught me off-guard when he started slewing the most incredible string of curse words I've ever heard in my life.

An Hour to Kill

I had an hour to kill, so I watched him. From the very back of the Walmart parking lot. The old man who was suffering more than any human should as he did what he had to do to survive.

And Then I Looked In The Granola Box…

One morning, I traipsed groggily into the kitchen and enjoyed the most delicious bowl of granola I think I had ever eaten. I still get the ickies thinking about what happened next.

All the Pretty Ladies

This. This right here is the answer to the question I get asked more often than any other: why are you still single? It's just this simple. It's just this complicated.

A Traumatic First Kiss

This is the story from a few years back when I did everything right to get to that first kiss, I went in for it, and everything got incredibly weird in a hurry.

Famous and Popular {at last}

Read this, and tell me... Am I coming off as a complete jerk yet? Good.

The Golden Ticket of Failed Relationships

When you're in a relationship, and particularly a marriage, did you know there is one golden ticket that gives you a "get out of relationship failure" free card?

My First (and Last) Attempt to Spank My Kid

The first time I ever tried to spank my kid ended up being the last time I ever tried to spank him because... spanking him just didn't go to plan.

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My KID said that?!

You know what they say. Kids say the darndest things. As a parent, I am reminded of it daily. Like when Noah said, if you take Spiderman and Batman and squish them together you get the freakiest bug ever."

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Our Little Sky Lantern Fiasco

You know how sometimes things just get out of control in a hurry? Yeah. This moment in time brought to you by this dad's sheer stupidity...

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