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Rule # 71: When in doubt seek structure

Rule # 71: When in doubt seek structure Throughout your life you will find yourself lost at different times. Lost, unable to find direction or purpose and it is in these times you will feel like your life has no … Continue reading

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Rule #93: Snowflakes Melt- don’t be a snowflake

Rule #93: Snowflakes Melt- don’t be a snowflake Rarely do things go my way in life on a day to day basis, adversity is part of my daily existent. Things break in the house, kids get sick and I don’t … Continue reading

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Rule #88: Guilt is no aphrodisiac

Rule # 88: Guilt is no aphrodisiac In keeping this blog I try to share insights to my children when they are revealed to me. I make effort to keep the rules practical, leading to specific life advice that can … Continue reading

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Take a Mulligan 2016

Take a Mulligan 2016 I try to not be too political in my blog which was intend for a guide book for my children’s lives. I know that political seasons change, and generally this country has had effective committed leaders … Continue reading

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Rule #111: Motorcycle Rule

Rule #111: Motorcycle Rule I follow a rule about asking questions in life, I never ask a question where “no” is not an acceptable answer. If I intend to buy a motorcycle, and I am just being polite to Bobbi and … Continue reading

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Rule #133 : Tell no one – Debbie Wasserman Shultz Rule

Rule #133 : Tell no one – Debbie Wasserman Shultz Rule Rarely does life show such a clear example of one of our family rules. I felt since she went to such great lengths to show what not to do, … Continue reading

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Its a Girl!

This one is for Andrew.. Ok its not a rule, its more of a declaration – It is a GIRL! I attended my first “gender reveal” with my son Andrew and his wife Ashleigh. So sometime in late summer the … Continue reading

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Rule# 91: Enjoy the meal

Rule# 91: Enjoy the meal I just left a wonderful Italian restaurant after enjoying a long meal with friends. It was a unique restaurant in New Hope, named “Italian Cucina”, where there is no printed menu and everything was presented … Continue reading

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Rule #92: Forget the selfie

Rule#92: Forget the selfie In life I think we all have bucket list, things that we would like to do before our time runs out. In my case it includes such things as drinking at Oktoberfest in Germany, riding the … Continue reading

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Rule# 81: Take the stage

I’ve just watched by youngest daughter, Abigail, in her first middle school production of      “Beauty and the Beast”, and she did fantastic. No, she was not “Beauty”, nor one of the major speaking rolls, but she was the best damn villager … Continue reading

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