Review and Giveaway: Coach Daddy Serves Up Gorton’s

fish ledeThere comes a day in every dad’s life when chicken nuggets just won’t cut it with his kids.

That day arrived long ago for me. Chicken nuggets remain a stable fallback, but the kids will also destroy lots of Dad Food. This includes ribs, wings, steaks, burgers, and fish.

And these kids, they don’t eat the way the birds eat.

Continue reading “Review and Giveaway: Coach Daddy Serves Up Gorton’s”

New Year’s Wishes, in 6 Words

photo credit: Stéfan via photopin cc
photo credit: Stéfan via photopin cc

See ya next year.

6 words graphicCouldn’t help it. It’s just the kid in me, and it’s been especially on display lately. This edition of Six Words has to do with wishes for the new year. With all the diets and life plans, we’re taking charge of the season of resolutions and turning new leaves.

But wishes still have a spot in the madness.

Every month, I compile a post called “6 Words.” Hemingway inspired it when he said any story can be told in a six-word sentence. I ask bloggers, friends, strangers, and a few strange blogger friends to respond to a prompt.

Continue reading “New Year’s Wishes, in 6 Words”

Beautifully Awkward, Take 2: Melissa Shares Deep Vulnerability

photo credit: ShellyS via photopin cc
photo credit: ShellyS via photopin cc

A week into the Beautifully Awkward Project, I’m still high on the awkward. And the beautiful is starting to show itself to me.

I’ll tell you about it tomorrow. It involves a lame-duck soccer coach and a pivotal out-of-town tournament. For U11 girls. Small kids, big problems.

Today, though, the floor is Melissa’s.

Enjoy.

Continue reading “Beautifully Awkward, Take 2: Melissa Shares Deep Vulnerability”