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Why I Hate “Cool”

There’s nothing more uncool than “cool.” And people who feel they have to try to be “cool.” And the things they do or say in the name of being “cool.” Yawn. Boring. Dumb. To clarify, I’m not talking about the word “cool” itself; if I see something on TV or online that’s interesting, I’ll still […]

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Why We Live in the Tri-Cities

Actually, the title just begs for what would be a really long post, because there are a lot of reasons why we decided to settle here. But whenever the subject comes up, especially when someone finds out that I bailed on a TV sports career in the process of settling here, Cari and I always […]

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My Daughter Has 8 Boyfriends

I’ve told my daughter that she’s not allowed to date until she’s 25 years old, but that hasn’t stopped her from starting a collection of boyfriends at the ripe age of six. Every time I turn around, it seems she’s declaring how cute someone is, and how she’s in love with so-and-so. So, a couple […]

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Music Tells Me I’m Getting Old

My son, Sean, just turned 10 and is becoming as big a music fan as I’ve been since about the age of 12. Up until recently, Sean has mainly followed Dad’s musical tastes: He loves U2 and has even been to one of their concerts; he listens to Coldplay; and he’s taken a liking to […]

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Mini-me … Mini-she

When you have kids, and while the kids are young, you spend a lot of time wondering what they’ll be like as they get older. And you spend a lot of time hoping that they share what you consider to be your own best traits. For me, this was especially true with Sean. My first […]

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Kids

I’ll elaborate on this at a later date perhaps, but just for the record: It’s amazing to me how utterly different two children from the same parents can be.

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