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The Aging Giant Who Weighed 1/8th of a Ton

Not a whole lot of people can say they know what it's like to look over the tops of trees or weigh-in at a fraction of a ton. But people like that do exist, and I'm living proof.

And Then I For Some Reason Didn’t Go to the ER…

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CONTINUED FROM YESTERDAY - The pain hit me hard and fast and I knew I was in trouble, but instead of getting to the ER like a smart person, I did something stupid instead.

Now I’m Just Upsetflixed…

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I've decided there is a very strange (and troubling) phenomenon that is unique to the Netflix experience.

Shootings, and Bombings, and Bigotry, Oh My

Black people murdered. Cops senselessly killed. Gays gunned down. There's a hashtag for that. There's always a hash tag for that. And we need to wake-up and realize what we're doing...

I Feel Like I Need to Explain Myself…

Last weekend I got an email, demanding answers to some things I'd rather not discuss with everyone, but after careful consideration, I think I do need to explain...

When you see me, what do you see?

This is a poem I wrote in the earliest days of Single Dad Laughing, as I struggled with the immediate world around me viewing me as a lost soul...

After This, I Think I’m Officially a Codger

I am writing this… tired. And… grumpy. And after what went down at 3AM in our apartment building last night, it became official. I'm old. And I'm also a codger.

An Open Letter to Ye Who Is Always Late

Dear Ye Who Is Always Late, please hear me out. I know you think you can't be on time. I know you think a lot of other things, too. Here is the truth.

20 Things That (Hard to Believe) 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.

A Response to a Handful of Mormons who Got So Panty-Twisted

This is my response to the Mormons who read my post about dating Mormon girls and could not laugh about any of it. I tried not to reply, but, urgh... I had to.

The Old Woman at Walmart – A Follow Up

The responses to the Old Woman at Walmart post were everywhere. Love and hate and everything in between abounded. I am tired. This is my response...

An Open Letter to Walmart and Those Involved with This Story

The following story is true. It happened last Friday. Black Friday. And I am really disappointed in Walmart and others for their complete lack of humanity...

A Knock Like That is *Never* Something Good

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

Monday’s Random Ramblings – Our Cow on the Cruise Ship

I still can't believe the bad karma that nailed me for stealing a couple of chocolates from a turn-down cart in the hallway...

The Human Parent – An Overdue Rant

I shared some of the heavy secrets that some of my parent readers have been carrying around. The general response was vicious and harsh and that isn't right...

Monday’s Random Ramblings – The Frontier Airlines Rabbit Hole

I still can't believe what Frontier Airlines did... Not cool, dudes in suits. Not cool. And after booking, this is what nonsense I expect on the flight...

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A Contest of Parental Superiority

Yep, I shared a picture of my kid (and my iPad) covered in puke. Most parents took it in stride. Some parents used it as an opportunity to be superior.

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See that? Yeah. I blame THAT. For all of THIS...

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