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Say Hey to Yeti, the Dumdumbest Sweetie Dog

Say hey to Yeti, the dumdumbest sweetie dog you ever did meet, and the newest member of our bachelor pad. He ain't the sharpest pencil in the box, as he proves to us every single day...
Dan Pearce

Time for a Little Rejection Inspection

I've just kinda been... rejected lately. Again. And again. I didn't know what to make of it. I do know that it was in the weight of those rejections that I wrote this morning's post asking for support...
Dan and Noah Pearce

Maybe I Just Need to Swallow My Pride, and Ask for...

I can honestly say I've tried everything else, and that asking for support is about the hardest thing I've done here, but I'm a bit whooped and deflated at the moment, hoping it's okay to just ask...
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Well… I’m Single Again. But Life is Good. Way Good.

Hm. I'm officially single again. The universe decided to dish up a special something that was out of our control. It happens. And this is why I'm not moping.
Dan & Noah Pearce

Flying By the Seat of My Pants at This Point! Day...

Life has gotten extremely hectic. In all the best ways. This #365DaysToLive challenge has drastically changed things for the better, and because of that...
Dan Pearce and Cassie Martinez

Suddenly Not So Single – Day 32 of my #365DaysToLive

The universe really didn't care about my defiant (and very public) plans to give up dating altogether. As soon as I did, I met this awesome girl named Cassie.
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WHY Do I Keep Thinking This Isn’t Working – Day 25...

It's been a weird week. Mentally weird. I keep thinking this #365DaysToLive challenge isn't working, but when I step back and look at reality, I have been ROCKING it.

Kinda Gotta Make Some Tweaks! – Day 21 of my #365DaysToLive

Three weeks into this challenge to live as if I've got 365 days to live, and I know I've gotta make some tweaks to be able to keep going in this challenge.

The Next Bro-Down Is Upon Us

Never in the history of sibling rivalry has there been a more important event. My brother and I need you to come and vote on who was the superior photographer...

Seein’ the World, Gettin’ Trophies – Day 16 of my #365DaysToLive

On a day when life was chaotic and packed with responsibility, I still had the goal of taking on time as if it was soon running out. As it turns out, the little things are some of the most important...

The Spontaneous Europe Trip – Days 8-15 of my #365DaysToLive

Just got back from a weeklong trip to Europe, which included trying new food, sinking a stranger's bike in a canal, and streaking with my brother on the beaches of Belgium.
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A Suitcase & A House to Pack – Day 7 of...

One week into #365DaysToLive, and I already have both a suitcase and a house to get packed-up. Things happen fast when you're living life as if you have one year left to live!
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Screaming Into Pillows – Day 5 of my #365DaysToLive

As it turns out, I've probably been messing up my kid as I've taught him how to deal with anger, and so do most parents. Today was all about taking on anger in new, safe, and hilarious ways.
Dan & Noah Pearce playing Screaming Scrabble

Screaming Scrabble – Day 4 of my #365DaysToLive

As it turns out, living each day to the fullest is exhausting. My son and I had little energy left, but decided to do at least one memorable thing before our night was over.
Dan Pearce & Noah - crab night with my child

Crabby Can Be a Good Thing – Day 2 of my...

Day two. We were out shopping, doing the same thing we always do, expecting the same kind of night we always have. Then we decided it was time to try something new...

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Single Dad Ranting post today. Sometimes I get so tired of these dads who claim to be "real dads" who leave their kids. And I'm not just talking about the ones who are physically gone...

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My sister invited me into the room when my nephew was born. It was worse than I ever could have imagined. And I barely saw anything of it at all.

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