Is Newt Gingrich Wrong About Why Kids Are Lazy? http://ping.fm/s8Wcm
Glee Regional: Singing the Ocean’s 11 Soundtrack... →
“So here’s what you missed on Glee: The New directions are on their way toRegionals after their win at Sectionals even though Rachel has no voice, Finn’s missing, Artie’s in a street gang, Mike’s dead—again—and Quinn’s failing Home-Ec. Meanwhile, Santana’s being chased by Dog the Bounty Hunter for violating her parole; Brittany’s in Celebrity Rehab for a cat-eating addiction; and Puck’s...
Glee: Kurt Can't Sing Coldplay and Puck's Really... →
“So here’s what you missed on Glee: The New Directions competed at Sectionals, even though Brittany was at the hospital, Santana landed in jail, Artie’s had to pass his gang initiation, Finn’s got locked in the mop closet on his way to his MENSA entrance test, Rachel blew out her voice in a 48-hour sing-a-thon, Quinn failing and could get kicked out of show choir, Kurt rocks a chartreuse...
One of my favorite hobbies is studying United States history. The impetus for this stems from an innate curiosity about an unknown world that existed eons before my time, and thus, it’s a common habit of mine to delve into hours of research after becoming fixated on the beginnings of a certain of period, place or event. Such was case with playgrounds after I started reflecting on the...
Occupy Wall St & A Reaction to the Gilded Age →
The frustration of Occupy Wall Street framed within the context of another similar period in American History when one NY socialite thought she’d stimulate the U.S. Economy by throwing a party for the social elite. FOX would’ve hailed her as the “Patron Saint of Job Creators.”
Texas Halloween Costume Massacre | Aiming Low →
Halloween scares me. Not the ghosts and goblins rigmarole–I’m talking being scared as a parent with young girls. I’ve watched my two stepdaughters get dressed up and take candy from strangers going on five years now. It’s always been fun for them, of course, but as the girls have gotten older, I’ve noticed an unsettling trend when it comes to
I acknowledge but one letter from you, since you left us, of the 14th of July...– Alexander Hamilton to John Laurens Well that’s heterosexual. (via foundingfatherfest)
Facebook’s Changes Will Make You a Wallflower or... →
Go to almost any social function, and you’ll generally notice two types of people: The Wallflower and The Life of the Party. Wallflowers hang out at the edge of the room making occasional chit-chat but only when forced to. The Life of the Party, though, stands near the middle of the room where his charisma draws in a crowd. Translate this into the social media world where Facebook is the host...
Glee Sectionals: McKinley High vs. St. Mary's... →
“So here’s what you missed on Glee: Quinn thinks about quitting Glee Club after winning McKinley High’s “Parent of the Year” award. Rachel sings every Barbara Streisand song from the movie Yentl protest of the President’s policy on Israel. Artie accidentally joins the notorious El Salvadorian gang, 18th Street. Finn applies for…”
Recess: Beyond Play - Let's Play Blog post →
“I love my kids, but I’m glad they’re back in school. Sure, we had fun at the pool, the nearby museums, and at antique stores (they’ve got a thing for that showAmerican Pickers), yet there were also many moments when they drove me insane. It didn’t help that the Texas sun blazed down at such unsafe levels, it forced everyone to remain mostly inside. Between my five kids, plus four more from...
The Ratio of Hotness to Crazy in Women & The... →
There truly is a ratio the determines the mental stability of a woman relative to her level of her hotness… this according to a 9 year-old.
Work and Play - From Let's Play →
Do you kids hate working around the house? Put a little “spin” on it and and change their minds. They’ll be begging to do more …maybe.
‘Tis the Other Season →
The “other” season being Back-to-school…. so let’s be jolly and get ready to beat down another parent in fight for the last 3-ring note book.
I'll pay you $5 to take out Jiminy Cricket →
How do you get rid of pests in your home?
Chicks Love Tetris | Aiming Low →
Is there a cosmic connection between girls and Tetris? Hmmm.
Cable Outlet: The One Thing My Kids Would... →
What would your kids do without cable TV?
Ron Mattocks finds the lost script of "Mad Men"... →
Don Draper loses his job and becomes a stay-at-home dad in the 1960’s. The lost script of Mad Men TV spin-off, “SAHD Men” found!
The Daddy Blog of Tomorrow - Ron Mattocks →
The Green Lantern helps a father reflect on his parental fears and failings.
Playing with Siblings - Let's Play Blog post →
My sisters used to have a good time in the summer when we were little. Now my kids are doing the same as they play together today.
Magic Time for Families at Carnival Cruise →
Fun on the high seas for the entire family
Smallville Redux →
Commentary on 10 years of Smallville and the series finale, and why hope makes Superman still relevant today
Saving the World Can Be So Blasé | Aiming Low →
Unless there’s a prize involved, when it comes to saving the earth, these kids are no better than BP oil execs.
The Game of Life: Freelancers' Edition... →
The freelance lifestyle is a not a typical 9-to-5. It brings its own set of challenges and benefits, and this infographic celebrates them all. From working in one’s pajamas to (knock on wood) an early retirement, from calculating your own taxes to paying for your own insurance, the freelancer’…
7 Reasons Why I Refuse to Watch the Royal Wedding ... →
A Satirical take on the Royal Wedding between Prince William and Catherine Middleton. 80% of Englanders are apathetic about it, why shouldn’t I be as well?
My Children and Sports: Yes I'm Watching →
There are more considerations for me as a parent to take into account when it comes to my kids playing organized sports. Part of Safe Kids Week.
Are daddy bloggers a viable commodity in the same...
Are daddy bloggers a viable commodity in the same sense mom bloggers are when it comes to marketers and brands? Write an answer on Quora Are daddy bloggers a viable commodity in the same sense mom bloggers are when it comes to marketers and brands?
Staying Active With Friends - Let's Play Blog post →
This past year, we moved to a new house in an older community residing under the shadow of large oak and cedar trees—an important feature in Texas where the heat can be as brutal in summer as the wind chill can be in Wisconsin during winter. My two stepdaughters, however, could not care less about backyard trees; they had more pressing matters on their mind, like anxiety from going to a new...
5 Reasons I Would Never Publicly Compare and... →
The other day, Kate wrote a post on Being Pregnant in which she openly admitted that she loved her 20-month-old son “just a little more” than her 3-year-old daughter. Her essay read like a collection of deeply private thoughts which had accidentally found their way to the most public of forums. In them, she painted an idealistic picture of her son which contrasted starkly with the defiant one she...
Charlie Sheen: Winning as a Dad? →
With their famous daddy issues who would know better than strippers and porns stars that Charlie Sheen is a good father.
When Men Are the Victims of Abuse — The Good Men... →
Can women be the abusive party in a relationship, and if so, how widespread is the problem? One man shares his story and what he learned.