Call it potpourri if you will, or even topic soup. Our 'other' category features a dash of humor, a sprinkle of home projects and tips, and a good helping of articles not found in the other categories. Sit down and enjoy a heaping helping of intentional randomness. It's on the house!

What Dads Are Writing

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I gave hasty notice at a restaurant I worked at once. The owner, a prickish and pretentious chef, asked me why I was leaving. I told him it was … [Read more...]

The Green Ball of Gratitude

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I was going to do a lot of other stuff today.   I had great plans, long meaningful lists, spellbinding, heartfelt stories.  Perhaps a retrospective … [Read more...]

A Tradition Unlike Any Other; Golf, the Masters, and the Family

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On this second Sunday in April, 2014, I sat on the edge of the couch with Mort, my 82 year old Dad, and his 21 year old grandson Aaron; my only child. … [Read more...]

Murrysville; Only a Heartbeat Away

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It is 23 miles from Murrysville to Pittsburgh. Today, this morning, at Franklin High School in Murrysville, PA, twenty people were stabbed, in agony … [Read more...]

What Dads Are Writing

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It would seem at first glance that what the blogging world does is, ultimately, a commercial enterprise. From what I gather, people are actually … [Read more...]

One Dads Amazing Response to Something he Saw Online That he Didn’t Like

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By all accounts Tom Wertmeyer is a family man.  Each day his wife goes off to her nursing job at the local hospital leaving him to stay at home with … [Read more...]

7 Things My Kid Can do Better Than Yours

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My kid is amazing.  There are so many things that he has mastered in his short little life, that it's really too much to list them all here. It still … [Read more...]

DIY: How to Build a Fancy Fire Pit

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I was going to name this blog post, “A Place to Eat my Marshmallows” but we all know that I eat my marshmallows EVERYWHERE. So instead, let’s talk … [Read more...]

How Sports Talk Radio Still Lives in the Dark Ages

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I am a big fan of sports talk radio.  As you can imagine though there are a lot of stupid things uttered throughout the course of the day.  Most of … [Read more...]

Battling Cancer: 5 Essential Guidelines for Caregivers

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Nobody should fight cancer alone. Everyone deserves a loving caregiver. In the midst of your life's biggest battle, you need an advocate, a rock, and … [Read more...]