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Paradise Author’s Night (and Casual Conversations)

Hey folks…coming soon…join me and my friends as we celebrate An Evening with the Authors at Paradise Library on Thursday evening April 13, 2017.  We’ll hold workshops, discuss our craft, and have casual conversations.  It’s a great opportunity for readers … Continue reading

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A Post-Mother’s Day Report: Guy Finds the Right Gift

Whew, my kids saved me from shopping for a sarong.  Kate’s text intercepted my brain waves while I strolled through Old Navy with Maggie.  We had been there an hour.  A sales clerk laid out four sarongs: one pink, one … Continue reading

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Tips for Guys this Mother’s Day

Category:                        Mother’s Day shopping Anxiety Level:                 Near Panic Level of Difficulty:          Extreme Results of Blowing It:      Major   Brothers, wake-up!  Mother’s Day is May 12.  Postpone taking down the Christmas lights another week. Run, don’t walk, to shop.  This time it’s for mom.  … Continue reading

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Child labor comes in handy

Kids drive parents crazy if given the upper hand.  I try to control the deck as best as possible.  Youth is no match against experience. Like many parents, I nag my kids to do their homework and clean their rooms.  … Continue reading

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Thank the Sun this Earth Day

“It’s not easy being green.”  Kermit the Frog   Earth Day, April 22, is when the global community acknowledges our planet’s environmental status. Seven billion humans inhabit Earth and we should really figure out how to manage it.  Think of … Continue reading

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Guy looks back at 1963

I reached a milestone today.  I became cordless 50 years ago when dad snipped my umbilical cord. I am a product of the 60’s, a planned child but unscheduled.   If you can’t remember where you were, or weren’t, here’s a … Continue reading

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Guy is better at filling up holes than filling out tax forms

I helped my wife dig 100 holes last weekend to plant grape vines.  Filling up the holes is a lot easier than filling out IRS forms… I wish I had orange flags to show me the loop holes.   Whaddya think?

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Memory lapse triggers hunt for milk and eggs

Either my memory is failing or my brain is overtaxed.  I suffer from CRS syndrome – can’t remember squat.  My wife, Hun, points this out with ease.  Forgetfulness surfaces when I’m charged even a menial assignment. “Honey, please get some … Continue reading

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Dad Hikes Mall with Teenage Daughters

Category:  Shopping With Teenage Daughters at Mall Frustration Level:  Moderate Hike Level:             Extreme I enjoy spending quality “Dad time” with Kate and Maggie though I occasionally take one for the team. The difference between hiking across Nevada or shopping with my daughters at … Continue reading

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4 Things Guys Should (and Can) Do

Guys, here are 4 things you can do to help your wife’s stay on Earth easier: Vacuum her car. Fill up her gas tank. Buy her flowers…from a florist who conducts business in a building with a solid roof, not … Continue reading

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