Reposted from 12/23/12 by Matt W. 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
I’m guessing this beauty was set up by a bachelor. Happy Holidays.
So, I start out this holiday season doing a little holiday shopping for the most important person on my list, me. And then I remember… My wife hates it when I buy things for myself before Christmas. It’s really a sickness. I literally go 11 months of the year without purchasing things for myself, but
One of my proudest moments as a parent came when my son was in preschool. It was December and I came to pick up my kid at the end of the day. I noticed that the walls were covered with newly painted Santa Clause pictures. As a kid, I loved to draw and paint. So,
Since I moved to Tennessee I have a whole new appreciation for this cartoon. I especially like that one of the hunters is starting to pull ole Blitzen down from the roof; he’s definetely from the South. “Daddy, why didn’t Santa make it to our house this year, was I bad?” “No dear. Now be quiet
As a middle-aged man there are daily reminders that I’m getting a little older. Reminders like, kids no longer in the house, waking up at 4:30 in the morning to go to the restroom, and the twinge in my back as I warm up for a round of golf. The biggest reminder that I’m aging
One of my best friends, Dave B. was born with a birth defect but he’s not handicapped. He was born missing his left arm, and his right arm goes down just past his elbow and ends in a thumb and finger, no hand. There are many things that make us friends. We have a similarly
The holidays are upon us. I found this genius advent calendar. Enjoy.
The other night I was cleaning up the dinner dishes with my daughter and we heard a blood curdling scream from upstairs. As my wife was the only other person in the house, we were pretty sure it was her. Neither of us stopped what we were doing. My wife screams like that for two
I live in a suburb of Los Angeles, and it has a history of being a sleepy little family town. Past city councils actively cultivated this image, including denying hard liquor licenses and enforcing business closings at 10pm with just a few exceptions. In fact, the first month we moved out here, my wife and