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Not My Birthday

Love you to the moon and back

Yesterday was the day that I was born, and I’m thankful for all the well-wishes I’ve received from you all: family, friends and all. But, I have to say… Since my son was born and I became a father, my birthday has taken a whole new meaning and dimension. First and foremost, of course, the day is not my own. …

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Nobody Warned Me About Five

My son’s birthday is today, so I am in pause. The world feels like it’s standing still for just this second, as I jot down a few thoughts and reminiscences. I remember the day he was born: the first time I saw you, held you, and rocked you in my arms. You were so small, compared to now. But, I …

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‘Man of Steel’ Review (Spoilers if you have not seen it wait to read)

I should start off by saying I am a huge comic-book, cartoon-watching nerd–from way back. I am always up for watching whatever summer superhero movie is out. I have really enjoyed the tidal wave of superhero movies over the last 10 years or so, and, yes, I do love how the CGI has caught up with what is put on paper …

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What does it mean to be a Dad or a hero

“My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.”  Abraham Lincoln I ask myself this question each day–upon waking and at the end of each day. Can I do better? Have I done enough? Will this cause massive amounts of therapy in a few years? Will that fall lead to a scar? …

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