Team TW LW 1 1 When will the Packers finally lose? Will they run the table? Will Clay Matthews braid his hair and dress as Pippi Longsticking for Halloween? 2 4 That’s a stretch nickname o’ the day: Ras […]
[OSBURN ON TAP] Who Is Jeremiah Weed?
I decided to take a break from beer this month in favor of the World of Spirits. It is almost Halloween after all. “Sippin’ as smooth as a southern drawl that wants something from ya.” Those are the words of […]
[SPORTS] NFL Power Rankings: Week 5
Team TW LW 1 1 Aaron Rodgers might be the NFL’s new golden boy, but he’s an atrocious actor. 2 2 There is no more fitting name for Calvin Johnson than Megatron. Except maybe Godzilla or Mothera. 3 3 […]
Sometimes the Grass Doesn’t Want to be Cut
Cutting the grass: a horrible chore any dad would rather skip. But inevitably, it has to be done — at least until the kids are old enough to do it. So there I was, ready to finally mow the front […]
Out of Work and Stressed Out
For millions of Americans, being out of work one more day is an all too familiar situation. The jobs that people once had have been eliminated, bills are due, part-time jobs aren’t paying well, families need to eat, and unemployment […]
[SPORTS] NFL Power Rankings: Week 4
Team TW LW 1 1 There are only two undefeated teams left. Two men enter. One man leaves. There can be only one Highlander. 2 8 How awesome would it be if the Lions and Packers were […]
Do You Give Your Kids an Allowance?
Do your kids get an allowance? Do they have to earn it? Money is on everyone’s mind these days and it was a spirited topic during a recent Thursday evening Tweet Chat that I host, called #DadChat**. Tweet Chats are […]
Should parents let kids win?
I’m not a good soccer player, but I’m a heck of a lot better than my 5-year-old son. The same goes for most backyard games as well as board games, video games and nearly all other competitions. I generally don’t […]
[MOVIE REVIEW] Real Steel Delivers
Real Steel (MPAA Rating: PG-13) Cast: Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie, Kevin Durand Directed by Shawn Levy There are very few movies where I would tell you, go ahead, load up the minivan and bring the whole […]
[SPORTS] NFL Power Rankings: Week 3
Team TW LW 1 1 The Packers are 3-0, but the other undefeated teams are a little more surprising (Detroit and Buffalo) 2 3 Everyone is talking about Tom Brady, but Drew Brees is averaging 353 yards […]