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Back to School: Year 2 August 20, 2007

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Blogging, Celebrities, Coaching, Discipline, Exercise, Family, Fitness, Flatulence, Food, Football, Love, Nutrition, Parenting/Children, Sports.
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Once again, we’ve taken our oldest son back to college, moved him in, and said our “goodbyes.” Though I would have presumed that sending him off to school would be easier this year, it wasn’t.

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What made it harder? The myriad of ways we spent time together this Summer. (more…)

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Happy Mother’s Day! May 16, 2007

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Family, Flatulence, Food, Fun, Humor, Laughter, Mother's Day, Parenting/Children, Stupidity.
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I apologize for posting this a bit late, but it’s a story that needs to be told. On a holiday like Mother’s Day, some women get cards or flowers. Others get beautiful gifts.

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At my house? At my house, you get the gift that keeps on giving: embarrassment. (more…)

Crashing Waves and Warm Banana Bread December 28, 2006

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Family, Food, Fun, Travel, Vacation.
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On the road to Hana, my family stopped at a little stand selling banana bread near Kaenae Peninsula. Below is the view from the shore, across the street from the stand.

waves at Kaenae

Sorry for the camera shake. I was munching warm banana bread with the other hand. 😀

Breakfast Epiphanies December 2, 2006

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Family, Food, Love, Parenting/Children, Sleep Deprivation.
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This week, I fixed breakfast and ate it with my youngest son four of the five days. (On Monday, he overslept a bit, so I handed him an omlet-wrap on his way out the door.) I noticed something strange on those four mornings.

We talked.

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Now, that may not seem like such a big deal, but when your son is about to turn 16, any conversation at all is memorable. In this case, they weren’t just memorable–they were good. (more…)

Misreading the News: Rice Negotiations? October 7, 2006

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Celebrities, Food, Fun, Humor, News, Travel, War and Peace.
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Two news stories were side-by-side this morning in my RSS inbox. The first looked at the looming nuclear crisis with Iran: (more…)