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The Magical Used Car of Awesomeness

The Magical Used Car of Awesomeness

What parents think their kids deserve and what kids think they are entitled to can be vastly different. One great illustration of this is when your child hits the teenage years (also known as the Great Tribulation). There are a growing number of scholars who believe...

Spy Pigeons

Spy Pigeons

Last week a story out of India flew beneath the radar (pun intended). India has accused Pakistan of using spy pigeons along the border. I'm not making this up. No, this isn't 1937.  Can you believe it? In the year 2020, Pakistan is using spy pigeons. The...

I Hope This Finds You Dressing Like a Pirate

I Hope This Finds You Dressing Like a Pirate

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Treats

Treats

This morning I let my dog out to do his morning business. When I brought him back in, I handed him a treat and wondered aloud, "Why doesn't anyone hand me a treat when I go poo?"  My wife answered from the other room, "You should blog about that." (Notice, she...

King for a Day

King for a Day

Did you know there are 26 monarchies in the world? 26 different kings, queens, emperors, sultans, etc. currently rule over a combined 43 countries. That's right, some queens have countries that are not even in the same area code in which they live!  You see this...

I Learned Portuguese (Sort of)

I Learned Portuguese (Sort of)

What an amazing time we live in. Before today you had to take 2-3 years of a foreign language in high school (in my case French) and then another couple of years in college (in my case because I forgot all my high school French). All of this so you can one day look at...