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Thanks

My Mother is nothing or no one special. I try to be an attentive and diligent parent. I believe I do okay and my Dearest is good at it too. We try not to miss much, try to get the kids involved and be involved with them. All the while being aware not to push […]

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Taking the Piss

I sit down to pee. I don’t throw like a girl. I never had a great arm, but nor was it a bad one. Besides, I preferred to field in closer to the action.¬†Cricket is a great way to ruin an entire Saturday anyway. If I have a feminine side, and I don’t believe I […]

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Rolling Stone

Am I too old to rock? If Jagger and co still do it, surely I can too? In February I am off to the Foo Fighters. They aren’t actually my thing but check out their new album, Concrete and Gold. Bloody magic. Backing up Dave, of former Nirvana fame, and his pals, is Weezer and […]

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Love and War

My daughter hates me. “I hate you.” E-Bomb isn’t vehement. More matter of fact, cold. “I love you.” It is all I can say and I mean it. “I don’t like you and I don’t love you.” It’s an important distinction. There is a clear delineation between those you love and those ¬†you like. You […]

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It’s Up to You

Sometimes people, it is your fault. And that is okay. Stop it. Stop the blame. Stop the dodging and the deflecting and the recriminations and the pointing of the fingers and the obfuscation and all the rest of it. Every now and then, just maybe, it is ok, as a fully functioning member of society, […]

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The Benefits of Boobs

My wife is a strong supporter of ‘breast is best’. And I have to agree. Jugs. Melons. Jars. Hooters.   Tits, boobs, breasts. I think that about covers it. It doesn’t matter how you describe them, how you refer to them. Boobs are boobs, in all their varying shapes and sizes. Impossible to ignore, inappropriate […]

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Sacrifice

How much have you given? Given up, given away? Now before we start, maybe I should state the above is not at all how I see things. Everyone makes sacrifices for what it is they want to achieve and gain from whatever path they are on in life. Parenting is no different. But to say […]

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