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May6

All in for Mother’s Day

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Growing up, my brothers and I always eagerly anticipated the arrival of the Sears Christmas Wish List catalog. That thing was massive, heavy, and filled with all kinds of amazing toys… we would fight over it, trying our best to be the first to circle the G.I. Joe Aircraft Carrier or Star Wars figurines… we

Sep22

Your Wings Suck, Try Mine.

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It’s the beginning of week 3 in the NFL and along with the joy and heartache comes with it, the excitement of tailgating. In my earlier years, tailgating in Philadelphia was something magnificent. Charcoal smoke wafting across the landscape, as we shotgunned canned Yuengling from the cooler while obese shirtless amateur neighborhood running backs dropped

May5

Are you a Good Parent?

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Every morning, I pull into the parking lot at our preschool, take a deep breath, put on a smile and hop out of my truck. I wave at the other parents and inconspicuously take notice about how they act with their kids. Everyone has their ‘happy hats’ on and it feels like we’re shooting a

Dec22

Why Are The Holidays Important?

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Being on the road over the last two weeks, driving up and down the eastern seaboard, traveling to visit both of our families, has given me plenty of time (30 hours over 1,700 miles) to reflect on some of the most sentimental memories of Christmases past. A majority of the things in my life tend

Aug6

ASPARAGUS & SWEET CORN CAPRESE SALAD.

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I’m just going to go ahead and quote Lana Del Rey right now. I’ve got that summertime, summertime sadness. Although, I think she’s actually crooning in her sultry voice about the end of a summer fling, while I’m yodeling in my off-key voice about being hot as ballz, sweaty, miserable and unable to force myself

May9

Moms Are One of a Kind.

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NOTE FROM THE EDITOR:  As I’ve mentioned before in ‘Jump in, Your Nightmare is Warm’, I recently performed a reading of an original piece at the Synetic Theater in Arlington, Virginia for the annual ‘Listen To Your Mother’ series. As you can tell, aside from looking like a gargantuan Paul Bunyan, I was the only