Tag Archives: Kids

A true Artist!

Hi all! I know its been a while since my last post. As we know life gets busy! But I wanted to sneak on for a quick shout out to a good friend and amazing artist: Renee Hazen! Renee and … Continue reading

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So? What happened?

Well it hit me today, I have been a bit remiss. Last month, in the post His Heart Grew 3 Sizes that day I told you the story of Michelle finding a tag on our offices giving tree from a 17-year-old … Continue reading

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Its been a long haul

So what happens when it is halfway through the month of December and our hero Mountainstroh has a total of 10 (nope not a typo, ten) bike miles so far? Well for one, he starts wondering just how many layers he will … Continue reading

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Book Review: Full Cycle by Christopher Blunt

Ladies and gents, I love reading cycling books. People travel to places I will never go (but wish I could). A good writer can share the pain, triumph and euphoria of riding a bike. There are very few cycling fiction … Continue reading

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A very cool Father’s day!

Somewhere close to 23 years ago I became a dad for the first time. As with all dads, I lamented that there was not an instruction manual, took 5 minute power naps in the car before driving home from work, and … Continue reading

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The Manchild

On Facebook Saturday I posted this: As a young dad, it is a win every day the next morning shines and the baby boy is smiling and you haven’t broken him.Those small victories continue to build until suddenly the Manchild … Continue reading

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Its a wonder Mom survived!

Today, being Saturday, is frequently errand day.  The Manchild was dropped off at the Smash (video game) tournament at UW, Michelle was out getting her hair did, and I decided to get the grocery shopping done. On these weekend days … Continue reading

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Physician Heal Thyself

Folks, being a parent aint easy.  There is no owners manual, and the only thing you can hope for is that the kids don’t end up breaking a bone or splitting their melons when you are left in charge of … Continue reading

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Just Dumb Fun

We all get busy. Kids have homework, adults have errands and chores and work and responsibilities. Somehow we also have to fit in workouts, reading books, sleep and yep, even writing a blog. Because of this, weekends end up going … Continue reading

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Its the doing that matters.

Every other Sunday or so, in addition to watching a new episode of The Walking Dead on AMC, I also get to take the Manchild home from his weekend with us. Over the years, certain traditions have developed.  He get’s … Continue reading

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