Category Archives: Family

Bike Ride

“Let’s go on a bike ride, dad.  Maybe you should take our picture while we’re riding.” Done, lad.  Done.  ‘Twas a good trip. At this stage we usually go 3-5 miles.  I can see the day in the future where … Continue reading

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The Unicorn and the Butcher

My dad came out to spend a few days with us which was downright fantastic and pretty cool.  Most of the time was filled with the common weekend stuff — family whatnot, some schoolwork (on a Saturday, no less) and … Continue reading

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I am the Mario Generation

Our 8 year old Zac and I spend a few minutes each morning playing Super Mario World. I’ve had this particular SNES deck since high school, played it regularly in college — more than a few classes were missed because … Continue reading

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Teenage

I am now the father of a teen.  Now, for a lively season, her age will end with the suffix “-teen”, as in “six-teen going on seven-teen.” Thankfully, we’re only at thir-teen. I remember when she was just thir. Physically, … Continue reading

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Walk This Way

I walk with our boys to school this morning, as I do most mornings.  Donning my prescribed Michigan attire, I wore my gym shorts and sandals (because it’s warm) and hoddie (because it’s cold).  The sun was on its way … Continue reading

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How To S’more

Last night we started a fire in our backyard (on purpose) and toasted up some marshmallows.  Getting a marshmallow just right for a S’more is just as much art as it is science.  Anybody can turn a marshmallow into a … Continue reading

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The Wild Game Dinner

Our church hosted a Wild Game Dinner tonight.  I took our boys.They had no idea what to expect.  “What is a wild game dinner?” they asked, to which I replied “it’s a dinner of delicious meats of animals — and … Continue reading

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