Dan Pearce Author of &quote;Dan Pearce Was Here"

Important note: In September 2019, I officially retired the "Single Dad Laughing" blog and name. I am now blogging at my new Dan Pearce Was Here blog.

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Random & Interesting

My Dentist Trip: According to “Talk to Text”

I couldn't get a coherent blog post written after a quick trip to the dentist took a turn for the worst. So instead, I'm gonna tell you about it with "talk to text" while hopped up on pain meds...

It Seems the World’s Been Waiting for the Bed My Dad Invented

It's surreal to watch your own dad chase his dream for decades, lose almost everything repeatedly, and finally achieve insane success. His Purple mattress is taking the world by storm, and I couldn't be prouder.

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.

30 Of the Most Amazing Images from Electron Microscopes

When things are magnified up to 10,000,000x, they either get really fascinating or really terrifying. These are some of the most amazing things seen under electron microscopes.

Tomorrow is Valentines Day, and I’m Single. Again…

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Tomorrow is Valentines Day. I'm single. Again. And you know what? I really don't understand people who complain about this holiday, and about spending money...

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.

Pain. It’s not a contest. Or is it?

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My last four days have been utter physical hell. I've posted a few humor-filled posts about it. In doing so, I've been reminded just how much of a contest pain actually is...

Strange Things Are Seen in the City

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You all know I love sharing the weirdness I see in the city. This time what happened wasn't weirdness, as much as it was... I don't know... creepy weirdness?

I Was Supposed to Be In That Car

Should Have Been in That Car
Ever since yesterday I have been really weirded out by one thought... I was supposed to be in that car.

The Yellowstone Bears

Dum dum or not, I got some very cool pictures of this and another wild bear close up on a recent trip to Yellowstone...

The 12 Weirdest & Coolest Things I’ve Seen on Amazon

The Coolest and Weirdest Products on Amazon
I've kept a list of the weirdest and coolest things I've found on Amazon. These are my top 12. And I plead the fifth as to whether I've bought some of these.

Interpret *This* Weird Dream, Please

This was a *really* weird dream I had last night, and I'm so curious what your interpretation is of it.

#FindMyself60 Challenge – Day 50

I'm 50 days into my 60 day "Find Myself" challenge. Today I woke up and had an awesome victory. Now to finish off this challenge strong...

A Long Overdue Break

Friends, LIFE IS GOOD. I am also tapped out, wiped out, and strung out. The new app, the book, the new website, and all the rest of life. So, I'm signing off for a bit...

12 Amazingly Weird Stock Photos I Accidentally Came Across

I've been collecting the ridiculous(ly awesome) stock photos I've accidentally come across. Because... if I get to laugh this much, it's only fair you do, too.

Time to Pull the Twitter Plug

Just a quick note to let any of you who follow me on Twitter know that I am officially deactivating my Twitter account.

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The Google Translate Telephone Game

What would happen if you put a phrase into Google Translate, then pass the translation from language to language to language? Well, let's find out, shall we?