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Confessions of a Former Picky Eater

The friend with whom I was having lunch shared his own story if being a picky eater as a child and how he has grown into a healthy and functioning adult (something I’m of course paranoid my son will never be). No matter how hard and stressful their eating is making your life, do not […]

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Teaching our Family the American Story

Not everyone on this planet lives in a free country. Some governments control their people and don’t allow the people who live there to decide where they want to live, what they want to do, and who they want to be. America was created on the fundamental principle of freedom.

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Finished garden box with chicken wire

A Squirrel Proof Garden Box

So, this year we decided to build garden boxes and fully enclose them with chicken wire (technical term is Poultry Netting) to ensure the squirrels can’t access our food. There are some other distinct advantages of garden boxes.

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Has Fatherhood Complacency Set In?

Complacency doesn’t happen over night. One day you don’t go from being an awesome and patient father to having a short temper and no compassion for feelings. It happens a little bit at a time, day after day, month after month. One day we lose patience and the next day it is easier to lose […]

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pallet fence

The Pallet Fence Project

So, about 2 hours with a friend on a Saturday behind a warehouse and we were able to knock apart enough wood from pallets to fill up the Forester. This was the most difficult work of the entire project. A good crowbar helped but be warned this isn’t fun.

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