20 of my Dadisms

Ah, Dadisms, the short hand that many fathers use as they attempt to navigate life with their families.  Here are some of my favorite:     1.   Clean up this dump! 2.   You are not going outside like that! 3.  

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Corpus Cristi: A Saint, A Pope and a Miracle

  (A guest post from Don the Kiwi on the backstory regarding the institution of the feast of Corpus Cristi.)   Last Sunday we celebrated the feast of Corpus Cristi, which literally means the body of Christ, in solemn commemoration of

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Only a Dad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-DA-JbG8kU When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished by how much he’d learned in seven

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June 17, 1812: Congress Declares War on Great Britain

On June 18, 1812, President James Madison signed the declaration of war passed by Congress on June 17, 1812, starting the War of 1812.  I think it is safe to say that rarely has the United States gone to war

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“Gay Marriage, No Religion, Legalization of Pot” Mass Media Loves Brad Pitt’s Ideology!

Brad Pitt for Mayor of New Orleans? He didn’t think he’d have a chance due to his stands for “Gay Marriage, No Religion and Legalization of Pot” but the fawning Mass Media Representative Anne Curry doesn’t seem to think this

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