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The first day of the unschool year

I noticed on facebook today that many of my friend’s kids were dressed in fresh new clothes with hair and teeth brushed. Ruby and Miles weren’t actually all that bad considering they had a shower just yesterday (showering when you don’t have one of your own can be a little more of an adventure).  When […]

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August 15th in Pictures

We spent a magical afternoon with Kate and Michael and cousin Jacob. Here’s the photo evidence. [imagebrowser id=3]

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Pink Jobs & Blue Jobs

A few weeks ago I was lamenting to Victoria how we seem to have fallen right back into traditional gender roles in our household. It should not have come as a surprise to me, what with Vick being a stay at home mom, but after many years of mixing and matching roles based on personal […]

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Yin & Yang: Life as a Balancing Act

There has been a rash of theft in our marina lately. It started with a bunch of fishing gear getting stolen off of some power boats, but this Saturday I found my bike had been stolen. This kind of thing can really make you question the quality of the average person… until you come back […]

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No Better Life Than This One: Choosing Joy

Today sucked royally. I started the day saddled with the dread of a project (replacing the hot water heater) that I just knew was going to go badly. This project was going to go badly because: I couldn’t get to all of the fittings to measure what size they were and therefore didn’t know for […]

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Guns

Miles: “You know what this is daddy?” Me: ” No Miles, what is that” (he’s holding two paint stirrers) Miles: “Its a gun for catching gooses and ducks with fire and steam” Me: “Buddy, do you think you’re old enough for a gun?” Miles: “Oh yeah, Im a very big boy. Very tall” Me: “Okay […]

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Dad Life

Thought this was pretty funny. Thanks to this article by the super funny and entertaining Janna Cawrse Esarey for hooking me up with this video.

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No Better Life Than This One: Reevaluating My Primary Relationship

Can critically evaluating your relationship lead to a happier healthier self while simultaneously improving the relationship?

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{this moment}

A Friday ritual, inspired by Soule Mama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to your ‘moment’ in the comments for all to find and […]

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4th of July Weekend in Photos

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