Category Archives: Dude

The Tao of Tetris: Life is a Game. Choose Your Strategy Wisely.

Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being. ― Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching Simple isn’t easy. Life gets in the way of simple. Life is complicated. Or perhaps … Continue reading

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Where Does “Dude” Come From? Seems So Obvious.

Dude could be the perfect word. So simple. So many uses. But where does it come from? Thanks to Slate for the Etymology of Dude. More accurately, thanks to some rad researcher dudes. A massive, decade-long “dude” research project has … Continue reading

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Catching Up with the Dude’s: Big Boy Undies, Getting Published & Rolling, Rolling, Rolling…

Happy Summer y’all! It’s official. Get out there and soak up that vitamin D. But first, a quick Dude Family update. Big Boy Undies I guess Little Dude likes to wait until his birthday to cross milestones off his to-do … Continue reading

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Freaker is Freakin’ Awesome!

I love awesomeness. Freakin’ awesomeness is even better! The beauty of the intertubes is that awesomeness is hand delivered to me on the reg. Thank you interwebs. I’ve mentioned Huckberry in a previous post, and if you haven’t checked them … Continue reading

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Dude’s Handcrafted Tree House – A Fortress of the Mind

Yesterday, we visited Nina & Rex – aka Mrs. Dude’s parental units. After adding the finishing touches, Rex surprised the kiddos by rolling this beauty out to the water… As we admired Rex’s fine craftsmanship, Granny reminisced about when Pop … Continue reading

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Dude’s Flow: Off the Reservation

The Dude’s Flow – i.e. where I put my energy and attention on a regular basis – is always adjusting, always evolving. The mass of information available to us on a daily basis can be a bit mind-numbing. However, with … Continue reading

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Dude Nesting?

We are days away from adding a new mouth to the Dude Clan. We will officially be out numbered any day! Mrs. Dude has gone from, “we better make it passed Christmas,” to “this baby is coming soon!” I’m not … Continue reading

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The Dude + Bo Jackson = Man Crush

The Dude’s new gig requires some road trippin’. I hate to be away from the fam. For real. I don’t even like to leave the house. I work from home these days, and I challenge myself to see how many … Continue reading

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The Dude Goes All Griswold on Your Arse!

Happy December! Festivus is officially underway. And the Dude is kicking it off right with some sweet holiday lights. I’m not much of a holiday person. I don’t need a random day to give me reason to get in a … Continue reading

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The Dude’s New Chopper – You’re Never Too Old for a Toy

I can’t resist the chance to share a Schwarzenegger clip… Classic Arnold. 🙂 Nothing creates family bonding – and tantrums – like a remote control vehicle the size of a small bird. The living room at the Dude Casa has … Continue reading

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