Author - Dan

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Water Boys

John took Jack down to the pond a few minutes ahead of me. We were interested to see how Jack would behave in the water. We realized we had never seen him swim. When I got to the pond, I...

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Life Is Good

The lack of internet access at the beach house caused us to skip a day in our blog for the first time. We arrived at the Jersey Shore on Sunday afternoon. Not the Jersey Shore with Snooki...

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Blog Her

I was one of the few guys (maybe 20 of us) at the predominantly female (maybe 3,000 of them) conference for women bloggers. It is our first time attending BlogHer. I attended today, and...

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Out Of The Box

When I brought the box in from the porch, I read the name LatticeStix on the label and knew immediately what was inside. The wooden grille panels I had ordered online had arrived. I opened...

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Self Reflection

I asked Saoirse to hold still so I could get a photo of John and I reflected in her aviator sunglasses. I took the photo while we were enjoying lunch at the Highliner diner yesterday. John...

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Airpot Pickup

I suggested we take everything out of the trunk of our car.  We were picking up two ladies at the airport, and I had a hunch we might need every square inch of cargo space. John brought a...

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Summer Storm

John wanted to harvest what he could from the allotment before the big storm tonight.  The weather report threatened severe thunderstorms, lightening, high winds, and possible hail and...

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Magic Curtain

John had enough relaxation on Sunday, so I assigned him a chore when he got home from work last night.  It was time for him to install the zipper door.  He has been talking about it for...

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Party Prep

This weekend was all about Mary.  The rooftop party in New York on Friday was just a warm-up to Saturday night’s garden party at Michelle and John’s house. We arrived early in the...

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Tubby

When our house guests arrived yesterday, we had no running water.  Fortunately, Mary and Ed are good friends and good sports.  They didn’t seem to mind the inconvenience.  The...