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On Memories and Murals

It feels like it was a cool fall morning, but considering that it was Southern California, it may have been any time of year. Dad and I drove out to the edge of East County, where suburbia gives way to … Continue reading

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No More Trouble

“We don’t neeeeeeeeeeeed no more trouble” This is the soundtrack in my car right now. My girls’ new favorite song is “No More Trouble”. Disc 2, track 10 off the Bob Marley box set, Songs of Freedom. So cool. I … Continue reading

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Goldilocks Wears No Clothes

On more than one occasion I have been accused of getting a little too worked up about things that maybe don’t warrant the teeth-clinching, finger-stabbing, sphincter-puckering diatribes that I have been known to perform.  I am a passionate person and, … Continue reading

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Hunting for Sharks

“Baseball game…..motorcycles…loud!.…raining…..SHARK…..scaaaaare me!” If my two year old, Lemon, caught your ear in the last five months or so, this was the story you were going to hear.  Or at least that’s her version.  With an expanded vocabulary it might … Continue reading

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The Cooking of Joy

Had you asked me 5 years ago for which role would I be most prepared – dad, family cook or crop duster – I would have absolutely chosen crop duster based solely on the fact that I’ve seen “North by … Continue reading

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Thoughtfully Awake

As a parent you are always looking to be a better human being in order to serve as a better example for your kids.  Sometimes you can become a better person simply as the result of maintaining some piece of … Continue reading

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Scary Muffin Guy

About an hour ago I was reminded very palpably of just how blinded we all are by appearances. Probably about 99% of my time out in public I am with my daughters.  Now, I know I am biased, but these … Continue reading

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