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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.

The Adventures That Come With Changing

Yes, sometimes shit is stressful and hard and maybe even life altering. Sometimes before we can have our good laugh, we need to have a good cry about it first. I assure you I cried the night that I...
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Another Pointless List of My Random Thoughts

Over the years, I have noted down many of the random thoughts that have entered my mind. This is the second half of those thoughts.

The Precious Cargo Within That Hospital Room

The grumpy, old, fat, perma-scowling nurse was staring me down as I entered the room where my son had just been born without me. Her look was just enough to tell me she had won and there was nothing I could do about it now.

The Day the Scale Simply Said… “O.L.”

It will be difficult for me to ever forget the day I stepped onto ye glorious bathroom scale and instead of a number, it simply read, “OL.”

Mom. Grandma.

As I look back in time at the relationship between my mother and me vs the relationship she has with my child and my siblings, I have noticed a few very important things.

The Potato Cannon Incident

Once upon a time I did something so stupid with my friend that it could have led to a Darwin Award for me. Thankfully I didn't die...

Taking a Baseball Bat to… Myself

This was, perhaps, the most desperate thing I ever did. And in my opinion, was a very real symptom of the extreme pressure of the subculture I grew up in...

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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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