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!

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

Golf Masters and Family

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

Franklin High School

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


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


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


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...]

Will Celebrity Selfies Put the Paparazzi out of Business?


The selfie phenomenon didn't start with Ellen's infamous tweet at the Oscars, but it was certainly the epicenter of the recent tsunami of celebrity … [Read more...]

DIY: How to Tie up Long Blind Cords


THIS has been driving me CRAZY. With a little dude running around, I had to do some childproofing in my living room, which means that the … [Read more...]