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!

When Hard Work Pays Off? Be Thankful.

Indy Jones warehouse

Regular readers may remember that my son, the 21 YO, has become a responsible go-to guy at our local Bed, Bath & Beyond. A handful of you may also … [Read more...]

The Kissing Program

church hugging

It happened to me again on Friday night. It’s happened to you; Friday at noon, perhaps on Saturday morning, or Sunday morning. The religious service … [Read more...]

The End of the Gender Reveal Party

baby shoes

Give me an excuse to party and I am there. That being said, please don't invite me to your "Gender Reveal Party."  Gender Reveal Parties are NOT A … [Read more...]

A Kid at the orchard; a leader at Bed,Bath and Beyond

Montrose orchard

This Saturday past, my Lovely Cath and I went to Montrose Orchard. Montrose is a tiny rural community, about twenty minutes north of our home. It is a … [Read more...]

This be Our Verse. 1


DadBloggers are people, too. We write about what we see. We pass on wisdom that we’ve acquired. We share funny moments. We fight the fight for … [Read more...]

Round Table Round Up: Fears, Evils, and Sorrows OH MY!


Somethings in life just can't be explained. Others can be explained with a degree of certainty. And when all else fails, we can usually explain things … [Read more...]

7 Signs You’re Getting Old


I turn 41 this week. It's not old in the grand scheme of things, but I can start to feel old age settling in.  It's creeping up on me more and more … [Read more...]

Don’t Hit Your Kids, Dammit!

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Look, this is not complicated. We are Homo sapiens. “Thinking Man.” Think for a moment about how you teach your kids right from wrong. I think you … [Read more...]

The Young Athlete’s Bill of Rights

Kid bike race

In fall, a parent’s heart turns to back-to-school. And youth sports. Football. Soccer. Volleyball. Gymnastics. We want our kids to participate in … [Read more...]

Why I Have to Quit the NFL (for a while)

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It’s time for me to quit the NFL. I’m gone until Commissioner Roger Goodell steps down. Any organization which is so unwilling to repudiate a culture … [Read more...]