As I ate my cold k-ration beany weenies last night (hey, I LIKE beany weenies), I ruminated on my last post. All told, what’s it really like to be A Man Called Da-da, or a parent in general? It’s like being in combat, that’s what. Take this little test…
The Top 5 American Cars of All Time
So how do you go about picking the top 5 American cars of all time? Do you choose the great classics, like the Marmon and Cadillac V-16s? Do you go back into the antique era for worthy but largely forgotten […]
A Sunday Drink Recommendation
A Sinister Friday the 13th
In honor of my oldest son being left handed, I invite you to drink left handed on THIS, Int’l Left-handedness Day. It’s also Friday the 13th, so no tool use, please, southpaws. (Lefties have more accidents, statistically, as 99.5% of tools are designed…
So, my old friend, Trotsky — not that Trotsky, the other one — has called me a big weenie for having all my gray matter roasted in tasty woks in Chinatown by my two radioactive youngins, leaving my cranium an echoey blimp hangar. Sure, ok, his younge…
Vast, Lifeless Plain Found Inside Da-da’s Head
It’s official. Years of parenting and child-screaming — not to mention repeating the same phrases over and over until they have no meaning — have finally taken their toll: A Man Called Da-da has absolutely no gray matter left in his head. This came a…
Currently listening to…
I’m just at the part where the cat starts gnawing on her face. Groovy!
Every Child Loves Schnappsie
“The only dog in the world with a magic button.” Awesome.
Summer’s Not Over Yet Grill Set Giveaway
Forget the fact that school will be in full swing within a month’s time. There’s still plenty of grilling season to go ’round. That’s why we’re teaming up with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter (note: you have to read […]
[FATHERHOOD] I almost blew it.
I almost blew it. I had just gotten focused on my workload for the day, with about 8 things I REALLY needed to get done before the end of the day. Just as I was getting started, my 8-year-old daughter […]
It’s Stupor Thursday!
As my oldest loves Stuporman, here are a few da-da-esque covers for today.
Dada Rolls On
Dada Goes Down
[TECH] The Missing Piece of Your Patio Puzzle: Flat Screen TV
So you think that 42″ Vizio you just picked up at National-Big-Box-R-Us and hung in the living room means you’ve finally joined the ranks of the cool kids? Think again. The latest and greatest trend is to install an incredible […]
Were Your Father and Mother There For You?
This topic is so obvious yet I have yet to write about it. It may be partly because it is so close to home, for my boys. I was blessed to have my mother and father in my life completely […]