Category Archives: Life Lessons

Don’t Underestimate the Power of a Checklist. Especially Super Awesome Kid Checklists.

A quick update. We are now three weeks into our adventure with Bruce Feiler’s The Secrets of Happy Families. Short story. It’s pretty awesome. It’s a work in progress. One great change is our weekly Family Meeting. Still finding our groove and … Continue reading

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Awesome Life Advice from an Awesome Dude, Kelso.

Check out this awesome life advice from Ashton Kutcher. At the Teen Choice Awards no less. Kelso may not be able to find his car, but there’s more than meets the eyes. Seriously good advice to teens….or anyone. Nice work … Continue reading

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When Life Attacks You With Birds

  For as long as I can recall, my father has had one predominant fear… Birds – Seriously, birds. He doesn’t trust them. Their fast and unpredictable. Shifty little characters. Doesn’t want to be around them. Doesn’t want to talk … Continue reading

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The Art of Wrapping Your Extension Cord

How have I survived? Small tricks make a big difference. It makes me wonder how many other fantastic tricks I’m missing. Here’s a great post from TheArtOfManliness.com about wrapping your extension cords. Awesome. I’m always wrastling with tangles. I’m the … Continue reading

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Big Lebowski Buffet

I’ve professed my love for The Big Lebowski in the past. The Dude abides. And that’s a nice way to live life. I’m always excited to come across something Lebowski related, and this week I was blessed with three Dude … Continue reading

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What’s up 2013?!

Adios 2012. So much for the end of the world. Ho hum. Hello 2013! The year of the Dude?! Fo sho. We expect big things every year. 🙂 Although, 2013 is most definitely going to get off to a fantastic … Continue reading

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The Dude Seeks Life Advice from a Chain Email & a Farmer

I hate chain emails as much as the next dude, but sometimes the chain just speaks to you! I would imagine that I delete 99.99% of chain emails without a mere glimpse. Yet somehow this brilliant advice not only caught … Continue reading

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12 Tips for a Bueno Casa

You like that Spanglish title? I knew you would. Last night I shared 10 Tips for Raising Little Dudes. So, it seems like a good time to keep dropping some knowledge in list form. Tonight’s list offers some ideas for … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Raising Little Dudes

Did you go vote today? The votes are being tallied as I type. Who will be named the next US Pres? The Dude’s election prediction: The Man wins again. The good news, we can finally stop talking about voting and … Continue reading

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99 Problems But a Hack Ain’t One

Have you noticed the word “hacking” creeping into everyday conversations lately?…or is it just me? Like when you get a new car and you start to see them everywhere? I’ve been learning about different ideas for “hacking” lately, and it … Continue reading

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