Monthly Archives: May 2013

Good-bye, seniors!

How well I remember my last day of high school. The surge of adrenaline that kept building all day, the shout that arose when the last bell sounded, the elation in the parking lot as we exited one last time. … Continue reading

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Mean Girls

My performance as a parent is often lackluster. I admit this openly, in hopes of shaming myself into becoming a better dad.  For every “Daddy Daughter Day“, there are twenty “Daddy can’t take another minute of friggin’ fractions” days.  This is not … Continue reading

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Daddy-Daughter Dance

Sometimes it takes dressing up like a princess… It can also be realizing she has so many friends that she doesn’t “need” you… It can occur when you are standing in the awkward semi-circle of low energy dads, hoping and … Continue reading

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Finders, Keepers…

One time, I found forty dollars. This seemed like a lucky occasion to me.  I walked out of Red Robin, walked into the parking lot, and noticed two twenties sitting in the midst of the blacktop.  My grandmother raised me … Continue reading

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On falling down and pretty girls – more stuff Riley says…

It is with apologies that I return with a brief story tonight. I have been working on several blogs, but I have been just a little too busy with life to finish any of them. I thought I would post … Continue reading

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