Top 10 Blogs of 2011 In the spirit of the holidays, we have created another post that allows us to spend precious time with our family and friends (be lazy). Joe A and Matt W have both weighed in on their favorite blogs of the year. Here are the 10 blogs that received the most
Joe A and I decided to start a blog a while ago, mainly to have an outlet for my ranting and his actual writing. Joe and I edit each other’s work and while the majority of my notes are “great work, post as is,” thankfully Joe’s edits of my work resemble my returned high school
It’s already been 6 months since we’ve started our middle-aged man blog. Writing 3 posts a week, we’ve actually accumulated quite a few posts. Here are my favorite Matt W posts from 2011. I often tease Matt W about how he’s just this side of being a crabby old man sitting on the porch yelling
In the spirit of the holidays, I thought I would come up with a list of the top ten toys from childhood. Here it is. 10. Slinky – They walk down stairs, alone or in pairs and make a slinkity sound. Never. They sucked. I only put it on my list to mock them. Next.
Spoiler Alert: This blog discusses Santa Claus. My kid is 11 years old. That’s old enough right? He can’t still believe in Santa Claus can he? I was 6 when a neighbor boy told me Santa wasn’t real. But I’m not sure if my kid doesn’t believe anymore. I can’t really ask him. My wife
There is only one thing better than holiday meals, holiday leftovers. I love leftovers. They are way better than the actual meal. My son is off at college and my wife asked what he wanted for the Thanksgiving meal, and he said “I want a big enough turkey that I can have a huge turkey
During the holiday season, whenever I see some mistletoe, I’m brought back to a fond memory of the best kiss ever. With all respect to my wife, the “best kiss” happened during high school a decade before I met her. And when I told her I was going to write about the best kisser in
Since caveman days there have been honey-do lists. “Honey, I would like you to kill the Saber-tooth Tiger outside the cave, its terrorizing the kids; roll that large wheel looking boulder out of the cave; and while you’re at it throw out the Mammoth bones that are in the corner. It kills my back when
“Hey dad, I need your help. Name five different ways that courage was used in the first half of my book, and at least one of them has to be about Scout.” There was nothing in middle school I couldn’t handle, so my daughter’s experience with me has been that I know everything. High school
Years ago, a man would be roasted on a stick if he suggested a woman’s mood was related to her menstrual cycle. So, even though every man knew something was up, we kept those heretical thoughts to ourselves. Then a scientific study came that described PMS and overnight women reveled in the notion that there
I saw this and laughed a lot. Even though it’s by a woman (Cathy Thorne), she clearly understands men.