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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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My son won’t sit near me and I am Thrilled!!

My son won’t sit near me and I am Thrilled!!

My son doesn’t want to sit near me.  He doesn’t want to ride in the car with me.  He hardly notices I am even there.  And I am thrilled!! I mentioned in my tryouts post that my oldest tried out...
Published on: Sep 26 2014
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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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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Bites of Responsibility

Bites of Responsibility

Well, it’s been four weeks with the puppies.  Twenty-seven days to be exact.  Twenty-seven nights of interrupted sleep.  We aren’t regretting it but it has been trying at times.  The puppies are...
Published on: Mar 01 2014
By: DaddyCast
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Dog days of Winter

Dog days of Winter

I am still not asking “What have we done?” but that is probably because I am too tired to think.  But then I sit and look at the cute (because she is sleeping) puppy under my left arm as I type this...
Published on: Feb 08 2014
By: DaddyCast
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Homework review, sort of

Going over the Rubric for his book report (while he watches his brother play video games, only half paying attention to me): Me: “So, you have your cover?” Him: “Yes” “Your...
Published on: Jan 13 2014
By: DaddyCast
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Lifetime of a Tradition

Lifetime of a Tradition

For several years a Thanksgiving weekend tradition has been a big bonfire at my in-laws.  Living out in the country they pile up branches and cut trees as well as scrap wood and who knows what else throughout...
Published on: Dec 01 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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When they make you proud.

When they make you proud.

Recently our youngest went off to an overnight soccer camp. He roomed with one of his friends, who is also on his travel team, and we sent them off in good spirits (always good to have a buddy around)....
Published on: Jul 06 2013
By: DaddyCast
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