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Returning from McLandia


In more than 10 years of blogging I’ve never taken 15 days off from writing. But that’s what I’ve just done, a little self-directed exile and forced break. So where have I been? McLandia. McLandia is the mythical creation of Paul (11). It’s a place where imagination, play, discovery, and creation meld together. It’s our […]

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Fast and Slow at the Same Time

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May 20th, 2004. Eleven years ago. A long time ago and just like yesterday. When your kids are born people say, “Blink, and they’ll be grown.” It’s easy to look back and say that. But sometimes each moment, hour, day, week, month grinds on into oblivion. Time is a funny thing, kids can’t grow up fast […]

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Kristen and the LA Marathon


On Sunday, I had the chance to witness Kristen in run the LA Marathon. It. was. awesome.  The Road to LA After completing her 5th Half Marathon last spring she started thinking about LA. A marathon is intimidating. A 5k or half had become pretty manageable for her. One builds on the next, you know […]

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Tammy is REAL!


In case you didn’t know, Tammy, is our first daughter. She was born a few years before Megan was born. She was a rotten apple and one day, while on a road trip, she was kicking the back of Kristen’s seat and wouldn’t stop… so I pulled over the car and left her on the […]

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