Category Archives: Relationships

Manly.

So, Jody Allard has now publicly shamed her two teen sons (between 16 and 19, it seems, from her original post) a second time.  During her first post, she talks about her position on rape culture and misogyny and how … Continue reading

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Magic.

Feedback offered to the staff of a world-class mouse-centered theme park in central Florida. Good evening.  Although my family decided on a vacation with your primary competitor in Orlando, we were able and fortunate to spend a few days in … Continue reading

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College?

In this article, the author tells her children that she “couldn’t care less” if they go to college.  Please read the entire article before continuing with my response. While I agree with Cathy’s sentiment, I have to wonder who is … Continue reading

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Road-Trip.

Adventure.  Something about just saying the word stirs something in my soul.  And adventure just is not the same without friends.  And, when your friends live 650 and 1200 miles away (respectively), much of the fun is getting there!  It … Continue reading

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Man.

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Munchkin.

I promised a few friends I’d put together some tabletop game reviews – the same friends who were kind enough to suggest to me family-suitable games, particularly now that my bride and I aren’t working evenings. The first such game … Continue reading

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Dog.

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