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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.

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.

A Friend No Longer Worth Knowing

I have this friend. Well, *had* this friend. A close friend. And it's time I say goodbye to this man who has done nothing but hold me back and bring me down...

My Crazy Mountaintop Rescue

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

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...

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...

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 Ways to Tell When Someone is Acting Out of Insecurity

We all have insecurities. But sometimes people "act out" of insecurity, and it can be destructive and difficult to recognize. So, I've made a list of the things insecure people do when they "act out."

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.

Once Upon a Time, I Was The Best Damn Tuba Player

Here's something you didn't know about me. Once upon a time, I was a really damn good tuba player. The best, even. But I threw it all away because... Teenagering is tough.

An Awesomely Pointless List of My Random Thoughts

Ever since my kid has been big enough to tie quintuple-knots in my shoelaces, I’ve kept a list of my casual observations of life and the people in it. This is the first half of that list.

Burning Down My Parents’ Basement – Well, Almost

It was me. I was responsible for burning down my parents' basement. Well, almost. This is the story, and what I learned about parenting from it...

My Broken Wrist and My Mom’s Huge Regret

This is the story of the time I had my wrist broken, how my mom made one big mistake, and how that has caused her a life of (what I consider) silly regret about it.

My Ass. Stuck. To a Log in the Woods.

I once got my bare ass stuck to a log in the woods. Literally. I couldn't pry myself off. And I learned some things from that experience...

The Unfortunate Nipple Incident

This is the very unfortunate story of the time I accidentally got my nipple ripped off at Scout camp, how it made me a celebrity, and what I learned from all of it.

Sweat, Blood, and Smears

You all shared your most embarrassing stories. This is one of mine... The time they organized a giant search party for me after I pooped my pants on a Boy Scout hike.

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Stuck Beside a Crying Woman

I wrote this after finding myself stuck on the freeway next to a woman who was uncontrollably sobbing in the next car over... About what, I'll never know...

Your Tinder account is boring. Here are 9 ways to fix that.

I just got back on Tinder and I must say... Most Tinder profiles are *boring*. So today I've taken 9 really common Tinder statements and "spruced" 'em up a bit...

9 Definite Signs You Might Be a Facebook Troll (Doll)

Turns out Facebook has all sorts of "Internet Troll Dolls" who don't realize it until it's too late. Are you one of them? This is how you spot the signs...

An Epic Love Story Using Nothing but Stock Photos

Some stories don't need words. Today I wrote the all-too-real, hilarious, intense, drama-filled, epic story of two lovers... Using nothing but stock photos.

If You Took a Hundred Scientists & Twenty Mathematicians…

Today I wrote a poem for and about all my ridiculous friends whom I love so much. I often look around at my groups of friends and think, "THIS MAKES NO SENSE!"

And THAT Is Why We Wear Motorcycle Helmets

I still can't believe what happened while on my Harley ride. My heart is still pounding when I think about it. I mean... Did that really happen?! Yep. It did.

The Faith Letter

I debated sharing this letter I wrote after being told I "struggle" with faith. I mean... Do I struggle? Or is my definition of faith just a little different?

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Some People Are Like Great White Sharks

I think some people are like Great White Sharks. Mean, misunderstood, and they have no idea that they are who they are. No idea that they're feared. No idea...

BEST. SHORT JOKES. EVER. Vol. 4

When you ask 180,000 people for the best short jokes they've ever heard, you get a pretty dang awesome list. Come laugh like crazy with me today.

Your @#&*% just might be the product of you.

Last month, a local news station came to my home for an interview about bullying. While the cameras were rolling, we found ourselves discussing the phenomenon that most parents don't mind admitting that their kids are being bullied, nor do they mind looking for...

This Never Was Supposed to Happen

Well, I can honestly say this was never supposed to happen. Not to people like me. It's so unreal to me still...

I Won’t Judge You For That

We've all heard the statement, "I won't judge you for that." But let's be honest about what that really means...

How dare you fall in love with the person I once fell in love with?

When I loved a woman and she chose another man, I learned an awful lot about myself by the way I treated and thought about the person who fell in love with her after I did.

The Most Embarrassing Things Ever Blurted Out By Kids – Vol. 4

Kids... they don't have the same filters we do, as is evidenced by these hilarious true moments of kids blurting the funniest things out to others!

Love is All You Need?

As we follow the real life situations of this heterosexual young girl in a world where the roles of everyone are switched, we start to see a much bigger picture...

Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da

Last week was hard. And depressing. And I ran over a chipmunk. And I cried. And I laughed. And I got the following awful email. And somehow I woke up this morning and laughed because... life goes on.

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