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Apr29

AN INTERVIEW WITH VICTOR ANTONIO, HOST OF SPIKE TV’s LIFE OR DEBT…

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Life or Debt is Spike TV’s new series where Victor Antonio shows families how to get themselves out of debt by operating like a business.  ADRIAN: So. Life or Debt on Spike TV. Brilliant concept, love the execution and my wife and I have watched every episode. Like many other families, we’re always looking for

Mar3

The Sport I Loved to Hate.

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When we were kids, my dad would make us help him with the yard work in the summer. Instead of using the grass catcher, he would fire it into the atmosphere and start handing out rakes. Perhaps it was to get us out of the house and give mom a break, so she could dance

Jun15

They Call Us Dad – FATHER’S DAY EDITION.

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Thirty-seven years ago, my old man held me in his arms for the first time. Gone was his Triumph motorcycle and gold spray-painted war helmet.  He’d sold them because he was starting a family and as a dad, perhaps some of the wilder times were behind him.  His long bangs, bell-bottoms and tight t-shirts were

Feb28

DAD’S IN DEEP SH!T #25: Clean Up On Aisle Two.

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“We’re gonna need a wet clean-up in aisle two”, I heard over the PA system of my local grocery store.  We froze in our tracks, tipped our hats and offered a curtsy towards the other shoppers in our vicinity.  I’d love to tell you that this was the first and last time this ever happened,

Feb20

A Dad and His Daughter.

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Sleep is a valuable commodity around these parts right now.  Up until last night, I’ve been waking up on a pile of blankets on the floor of my son’s room.  Unless you have amnesia or were competing in the Iditarod, you’ll remember that I stoked the coals of the internet for a few days last

Jan8

Book ’em Danno.

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Unfortunately, I’m not Lieutenant Steve McGarrett and this post has nothing to do with Hawaii, except for the fact that I feel like I deserve a trip there after somehow stringing together almost 60,000 words to form a continuous, cohesive story for the first time in my life. When I sold a book to Penguin

May4

DAD’S IN DEEP SH!T #19: Hammertime.

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Just because I haven’t bragged (since November) about starting a high-chair tray-top on fire, turning my kids clothes into hand puppets or accidentally walking into the grocery store with a Hitleresque poop smear mustache on my face, doesn’t mean that I haven’t been in the shit. I offer you Exhibit A.

Apr26

Savage Patch.

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Once upon a time (this past summer), we took a weekender to Asheville, North Carolina.  We decided that the quickest route to get there was to go 150 miles out of our way to visit the Cabbage Patch Kid headquarters in Cleveland, GA. We didn’t stop at the enormous Bass Pro Shops, the one with