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217 Wrong Numbers

I sent the same text to 217 random cell phone numbers. Some replies made me smile. Some made me laugh. Some made me sad. For some, there just weren't words.

Weird Boobs and Little Wieners

When it comes to our most sensitive body parts, something in our society (and how we see ourselves) has drastically changed, and I think we have forgotten these few basic, beautiful, and unchangeable truths about them...

My Crazy Mountaintop Rescue

The following posts were part of a six-post series about the time I almost died on a mountaintop.

32 More of the CREEPIEST Things Ever Said by Kids

If you have kids, you know that sometimes they say things that, well, let's be honest... creeps you the heck out. These are 32 (more) of my favorite "creepy" kid stories.

The Most Embarrassing Things Ever Blurted Out By Kids

I asked 175,000 people, "What is the most embarrassing thing your child has ever blurted out to others?" These were my favorite responses...

20 Things That Ain’t None of Your Business

After asking a friend to leave my house for being rude and over-obsessed with the going-ons in other people's lives, I sat down and wrote this list.

The OTHER 15 Ways I Blew My Marriage

Part II: I've had two failed marriages now which means I'm not the one you should come to for marriage advice. But "don't blow it" advice? I've got plenty.

16 Ways I Blew My Marriage

I've had two failed marriages now which means I'm not the one you should come to for marriage advice. But "don't blow it" advice? I've got plenty.

I’m Christian, unless you’re gay.

This is possibly the most difficult post I've ever written. But some strong words need to be said today today. "God hates fags." We've all heard it. But...

Memoirs of a Bullied Kid

I don't recall any serious heartache or sadness during my first 10 years of life. But in 5th grade, all that changed. This was my story and my thoughts on bullying.

You Just Broke Your Child. Congratulations.

I feel a need to write this after what I witnessed a father do at Costco yesterday... Parents. And especially some of you dads. Stop breaking your children. Please.

The disease called “Perfection”

As a warning, the following post was written in complete desperation. I have recently learned some very sobering truths from people that I love dearly. These truths have set in motion a quest...

How much did YOUR kid cost?

Somebody had the nerve to ask me right in front of my son, "how much did he cost?" So, please listen up. When adoption is involved... never say these 11 things.

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“Because… I am not always a good person.” A response to...

This is my response to the angry, hurtful, harsh comments that came in after yesterday's post, a story about another homeless man, and my frustration and contemplations about it all...

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A Knock Like That is *Never* Something Good

I’m still shaking off the willies and my heart is still pounding...

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