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When it Clicks

When it Clicks

Twenty years ago I took a sales job and my boss told me I needed to learn how to play golf.  He even went so far as to sponsor a golf membership at a local course (not a country club mind you, a public...
Published on: Jan 11 2015
By: DaddyCast
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Delayed Gratification

Delayed Gratification

I have to admit that I am more than a little surprised at the appearance of mobile game commercials on television.  These games have become so prevalent (and apparently profitable) that they now have...
Published on: Jan 04 2015
By: DaddyCast
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Tryouts are Trying Times

Tryouts are Trying Times

With the beginning of the school year has come fall sports tryouts.  We aren’t very good at staying uninvolved or uncaring around tryouts.  We get a little too emotionally attached to what our kids...
Published on: Sep 16 2014
By: DaddyCast
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A Sterling lesson in Ownership

A Sterling lesson in Ownership

The boys mentioned Donald Sterling tonight – something about him enjoying the spotlight (not sure where they got that from but seemed like a good opportunity for a lesson). While I do not condone...
Published on: May 10 2014
By: DaddyCast
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In this together (like it or not)

In this together (like it or not)

We aren’t fools.  We realize there will be many moments where we get the cold shoulder.  Where the boys are not into hanging out with their old, stupid parents.    We know the day will come where...
Published on: Mar 31 2014
By: DaddyCast
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Spark some interest

Spark some interest

One of the best things about the holidays is spending time with family. I particularly like when we get to hang out with “the cousins” – that would be my nieces and nephews, all in high...
Published on: Jan 01 2014
By: DaddyCast
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Leggo my Ego

My youngest was getting ready for his Holiday Chorus concert and I was helping him with his tie.  As I was struggling to get an adult size tie to a correct length for a shorter frame, I commented that...
Published on: Dec 03 2013
By: DaddyCast
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Acknowledgement is Pricless

Acknowledgement is Pricless

As parents, we do a lot of things that go unrecognized.  We pick up after them.  We make lunches for them.  We wash clothes, clean bathrooms and taxi them to various activities – often without...
Published on: Oct 10 2013
By: DaddyCast
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Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day

They are sometimes a joy, other times a real challenge.  Sometimes they behave, but there are no guarantees.  They are our responsibility, our children.  They look to us for guidance, direction and...
Published on: Jun 16 2013
By: DaddyCast
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Almost Perfect

Almost Perfect

This past weekend my wife went away for a “Girl’s Weekend” – a trip with several friends to a resort to celebrate one of their birthdays. They had a great time bonding, playing...
Published on: Mar 29 2013
By: DaddyCast
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