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daily blog on raising 3 boys, marriage, being an entrepreneuer, son, brother and friend, addiction, depression, coaching lacrosse, kite-wake-snow-boarding, cycling (pedal-power, not a hog) and trying to save enough dough to take susan on her dream trip: an african safari

 

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  1. Living hard will take its toll Comments Off
  2. The drugs n the drinkin Comments Off
  3. The history of comedy Comments Off
  4. Over land traffic, erie canal, iron horse (train), interstate, air, internet Comments Off
  5. Sneaking sally through the alley Comments Off
  6. Interesting perspective Comments Off
  7. Widow Comments Off
  8. Silence, rage & discipline Comments Off
  9. After being sober for 13 years, walked into an AA meeting Comments Off
  10. Based on a framework of facts Comments Off
  11. Redneck yeti cozy cooler Comments Off
  12. Grounding is punishment for parents Comments Off
  13. Tide brings in Comments Off
  14. Jam bands Comments Off
  15. It was fun for awhile Comments Off
  16. Irish melancholy Comments Off
  17. Facts. Love Comments Off
  18. Irish sadness in song Comments Off
  19. Nice tight writing Comments Off
  20. Significant scarcity value…. Comments Off
  21. First couple weeks of college Comments Off
  22. Grief Comments Off
  23. Un-ending: working towards balance Comments Off
  24. “Ripshit smart, kind and generous heir to his fathers great heart” Comments Off
  25. Yes, and Comments Off
  26. Lindnrr Center for Hope Comments Off
  27. Found alternative ways to feed the compulsion Comments Off
  28. Irish pub n neah Comments Off
  29. Career trifecta…mike rowe myth buster vid Comments Off
  30. How you know you have drinking problem Comments Off
  31. Long nite..hot pipes Comments Off
  32. Raised to believe in the promise of salvation Comments Off
  33. Addiction Comments Off
  34. Writing style Comments Off
  35. You get to eat, to fuck and to read to kill a mocking bird Comments Off
  36. child endangerment Comments Off
  37. Southern accents Comments Off
  38. Rough framing vs finish work Comments Off
  39. Ouigy board Comments Off
  40. Shelter from the storm Comments Off
  41. Addiction Comments Off
  42. a good guy with serious flaws Comments Off
  43. Introvert extrovert Comments Off
  44. Hmmmmmm Comments Off
  45. mention in the moment Comments Off
  46. Lifes journey Comments Off
  47. Student Pallbearers Comments Off
  48. Brain on lsd Comments Off
  49. Teen drinking n driving Comments Off
  50. They wont freeze to death Comments Off
  51. as parents not alon Comments Off
  52. Fly fishing confidential Comments Off
  53. Moderation Comments Off
  54. Jim h 13 rules for drinking Comments Off
  55. dr don perspective on generation Comments Off
  56. poppie perspective on generation Comments Off
  57. Salmon Comments Off
  58. Chapter 2: Helicopter vs Free Range Parents Comments Off
  59. Chapter 1 – Foundation Comments Off
  60. Foreward Comments Off
  61. Voice, tone, style for book Comments Off
  62. Pay it back by paying it fwd Comments Off
  63. Small talk Comments Off
  64. Troubles questions & doubts Comments Off
  65. Keeping certain secrets only validates feelings of shame Comments Off
  66. Great Santini Comments Off
  67. Seasons of a Man’s Life Comments Off
  68. Context Comments Off
  69. With exception of mom, we eat like savages Comments Off
  70. servant leadership Comments Off
  71. Set money aside (for now) and keep working on the vision Comments Off
  72. Grower. Shower Comments Off
  73. Either or And Comments Off
  74. Thank Your Trees Comments Off
  75. Lesson…blessin Comments Off
  76. Well Crafted Obit Comments Off
  77. Playlist for my 3 sons Comments Off
  78. Early detection of disorder (addiction) Comments Off
  79. Seasons of a mans life Comments Off
  80. AA Comments Off
  81. Kringle. FIO. Guac. Sambra hummos. Cured salmon Comments Off
  82. Annism..trash talkin hieney Comments Off
  83. How to treat a woman Comments Off
  84. Good simple pasta Comments Off
  85. Pope francis 12/17 bday Comments Off
  86. Gravlax Comments Off
  87. Compulsion Comments Off
  88. Drugs and the drinking got me to thinkin Comments Off
  89. Widowhood Comments Off
  90. Trigger Comments Off
  91. Normal mistakes of youth Comments Off
  92. i am weak but though art strong #437 followed by just a closer walk with thee (saints come marching in) Comments Off
  93. Boys in the boat Comments Off
  94. Empathy deficit disorder Comments Off
  95. Why medicine Comments Off
  96. genetics, pharma, personalized medicine and big data Comments Off
  97. DI or DIII or both? Comments Off
  98. Obit (by James) Comments Off
  99. Author southern writer lewis grizzard Comments Off
  100. Love Comments Off
  101. Drinking books Comments Off
  102. Just another day Comments Off
  103. lie in our graves. splish splash Comments Off
  104. bring my happy back Comments Off
  105. withdrawn and angry Comments Off
  106. Praying Comments Off
  107. jimmy buffet scarlet begonias into jimmy cliff one more Comments Off
  108. Shakerize it Comments Off
  109. If you think she’s the one Comments Off
  110. A disease Comments Off
  111. Meds Comments Off
  112. 8 steps to good speech Comments Off
  113. Missing like a lost limb not playing lacrosse Comments Off
  114. Arc Comments Off
  115. Weve got time to think about the ones we love Comments Off
  116. whats for dinner? moms least favorite question (and decision) Comments Off
  117. the guy… Comments Off
  118. Untruobled by money matters, but troubled nonetheless Comments Off
  119. Comments Off
  120. this is like a jail cell. this is shit Comments Off
  121. sleepover – the girlfriend kind Comments Off
  122. underage drinking Comments Off
  123. serotonin levels low Comments Off
  124. its an explanation, not an excuse Comments Off
  125. anxiety comes from the future Comments Off
  126. 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint Comments Off
  127. Anxiety Comments Off
  128. Burden living in shadow. Burden casting the shadow Comments Off
  129. Use humor Comments Off
  130. talk about the topic well before it becomes a problem Comments Off
  131. what about a bike? pg year vs gap year “structure” Comments Off
  132. beer bongs, shark attacks and wave runners Comments Off
  133. summer rules and shed people Comments Off
  134. Pits tits and naughty bits Comments Off
  135. Bhang Comments Off
  136. Everyday events in these characters lives Comments Off
  137. Vampire energy Comments Off
  138. Breadfruit Comments Off
  139. Suicide remarkable messes Comments Off
  140. shakerize Comments Off
  141. Sometimes we fuss and fight Comments Off
  142. JT – YOu can close your eyes song Comments Off
  143. poop smear and the fecal four Comments Off
  144. free bird Comments Off
  145. home, home again Comments Off
  146. BS: Baseless speculation Comments Off
  147. Thank God there is more than one form of intelligence Comments Off
  148. happy valley, the fall, george gently Comments Off
  149. eggs Comments Off
  150. moms bloody mary recipe Comments Off
  151. cooking fish or egg in basket…butter Comments Off
  152. mind mapping software, VA for procedures on google sites, dan schwartz, podio, globiflow, screenflow, work the system by dan carpenter Comments Off
  153. pale blue dot blog Comments Off
  154. letter from volunteer coach Comments Off
  155. Assuming cant get in or afford it Comments Off
  156. Love, live, learn, legacy Comments Off
  157. Called to respond to the needs of others Comments Off
  158. An American Beauty Comments Off
  159. Weather is your mood. Climate is your personality Comments Off
  160. Congratulations on taking a leadership role in honor of a young cancer patient you are working with. These young people with cancer and other life threatening illnesses probably don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. Your haircut is one example. Best, Poppie Comments Off
  161. He has not come of age and is not yet responsible for his own words Comments Off
  162. The power of no need to reply Comments Off
  163. FOMO fear of missing out. Consequence to come home early Comments Off
  164. Documentary..Muscel Shoals Comments Off
  165. hot dougs Comments Off
  166. henry ford comfortable Comments Off
  167. embrace packys gaming Comments Off
  168. feeds trombone Comments Off
  169. American Beauty and Working Man’s Dead Comments Off
  170. how the states got their shapes Comments Off
  171. do you have any non prescription drugs left? Comments Off
  172. what languages do you speak? Comments Off
  173. Nostalgia Comments Off
  174. disco biscuits Comments Off
  175. Keep the faith Comments Off
  176. investment advice albert e Comments Off
  177. adolescent brain and addiction Comments Off
  178. Chin up, cheer up Comments Off
  179. experimentation Comments Off
  180. nostalgia Comments Off
  181. Above all else, try something. Bold, persistent experimentation Comments Off
  182. Strap em in give em a little bit of vodka with a cherry coke Comments Off
  183. Above all we must try something Comments Off
  184. Nighttime Grammy hospital Comments Off
  185. leverage lacrosse Comments Off
  186. Just me along playing my violin Comments Off
  187. Grief….embrace the sadness. Don’t run from it Comments Off
  188. Jacks wife Freda Restaurant Comments Off
  189. It’s 2am I’m drunk again and it’s heavy on my mind Comments Off
  190. keys to a long marriage – karl pillemer Comments Off
  191. grilled cheese Comments Off
  192. most divisive issues facing our culture Comments Off
  193. real preaching should…. Comments Off
  194. Missing like a lost limb not playing lacrosse Comments Off
  195. Supporting an “allergic” teammate Comments Off
  196. rain flash-freezing Comments Off
  197. nyc unique Comments Off
  198. russ and daughters Comments Off
  199. Blossom, booze and boobs Comments Off
  200. Incoming, random text Comments Off
  201. Southbeach lunch with my 3 sons: Taj Mahal new hula blues Comments Off
  202. Matisse the cut-outs Comments Off
  203. Sex: Recreation not procreation Comments Off
  204. dark corners for dark deeds Comments Off
  205. happy valley, the fall, george gently Comments Off
  206. underground tunnel Comments Off
  207. 2014 top 10 movies Comments Off
  208. college essay and standard format Comments Off
  209. expressed beautifully Comments Off
  210. Let me die a young mans death Comments Off
  211. playful but respectful Comments Off
  212. swim lanes. upgrades if you risk waiting Comments Off
  213. gentle suggestion (fitbit) Comments Off
  214. window of susceptibility Comments Off
  215. adolescent development Comments Off
  216. postpone drugs n alcohol Comments Off
  217. adolescent brain Comments Off
  218. and Tyler dinner at The Heartbreak diner Comments Off
  219. osho and langer Comments Off
  220. when you think about it, fairly “gentle” wake up call to action Comments Off
  221. starter, role player, practice player Comments Off
  222. practice your way into it Comments Off
  223. fishers island oysters Comments Off
  224. Under African Skies Comments Off
  225. college essay Comments Off
  226. god, the fates or the randomness of the universe Comments Off
  227. senior essay for college admissions Comments Off
  228. polic walking on the moon lyrics Comments Off
  229. A distinction without a difference Comments Off
  230. not a flight risk Comments Off
  231. no regrets (according to aarp) Comments Off
  232. get in the game, fake it til you make it Comments Off
  233. glory or fame Comments Off
  234. guilt or inspiration Comments Off
  235. personalized medicine, genetics Comments Off
  236. All the paper, paint and clay Comments Off
  237. sex Comments Off
  238. assurex health mason ohio Comments Off
  239. Lauren Hill Comments Off
  240. senior essay plus pall bearer Comments Off
  241. st iggy theologian Comments Off
  242. 3 days Comments Off
  243. western concept of heaven and hell shaped by art Comments Off
  244. christian jew muslim buddist and aetheist Comments Off
  245. On earth as it is in heaven Comments Off
  246. Alan Touring cryptographor Comments Off
  247. tears n tissues Comments Off
  248. How we got to now (book) Comments Off
  249. College essays Comments Off
  250. Torturing Virtual People Comments Off
  251. Ish and Lombardi time Comments Off
  252. Biotechnology, pharmacology and information technology Comments Off
  253. Vison without execution is halluciantion Comments Off
  254. Sustainability index Comments Off
  255. What we look for Comments Off
  256. Trombone and cows Comments Off
  257. Horses and kids Comments Off
  258. A good friend Comments Off
  259. Concussions: When in doubt, sit it out Comments Off
  260. Be Brave! Comments Off
  261. Drum Wraps Comments Off
  262. Urban Eats Cafe Comments Off
  263. Fred’s Diner Comments Off
  264. Hot Dougs Closing Comments Off
  265. The Blue Pelican (Newport) Comments Off
  266. The sea family time his dogs his home snowboarding keeping fit Comments Off
  267. Mini Mokes St. Barts Comments Off
  268. Felt Bixby Cruiser Comments Off
  269. getting lost in a patagonia catalog Comments Off
  270. Mountain Bikes Comments Off
  271. frank deford hoops Comments Off
  272. lucinda williams – depression Comments Off
  273. frank deford Comments Off
  274. tim hortons Comments Off
  275. Good Meeting behaviors, Attitudes and Techniques Comments Off
  276. Paul Simon Loves Me Like a Rock Comments Off
  277. cut that shit out Comments Off
  278. Pirate Radio – The Pretenders Comments Off
  279. Play the game. Know Thyself. Seasons of a Man’s Life Comments Off
  280. Lets go to Whiskeytown Comments Off
  281. Student-Athlete Comments Off
  282. Hold for Springsteen Comments Off
  283. Robby Comments Off
  284. Ain’t no shame Comments Off
  285. lifes a pleasure loves a dream way down south in new orleans Comments Off
  286. Those who can’t do, teach. And those who can’t teach, teach gym Comments Off
  287. nothing left to do but smile smile smile Comments Off
  288. netflix original: battered bastards of baseball Comments Off
  289. radiolab Comments Off
  290. whiskey bent and hellbpound Comments Off
  291. tennesee fireflies Comments Off
  292. AA speak Comments Off
  293. kill the headlights and put it in neutral Comments Off
  294. moving on is pointless Comments Off
  295. guest dj Comments Off
  296. Tin Shed Comments Off
  297. Guest DJ Comments Off
  298. Christopher Walken Comments Off
  299. 10 positive emotions when playing video games Comments Off
  300. Toxic Work Environment Comments Off
  301. Teenage Years Comments Off
  302. Change and stress Comments Off
  303. Last baggataway, lock in and D1 Varsity game Comments Off
  304. Gap Year Comments Off
  305. Dogtown and Z-Boys Comments Off
  306. Buck Comments Off
  307. Teacher drowns trying to save lives. Selfless faith Comments Off
  308. Teacher drowns trying to save lives Comments Off
  309. Confronting both the good and challenges in our lives Comments Off
  310. As parents, what do you do? Comments Off
  311. Advertising Comments Off
  312. A winning record is deodorant Comments Off
  313. Wu tang paired with jj cale Comments Off
  314. One good thing about music Comments Off
  315. Angel from Montgomery / Suguree Comments Off
  316. I heard the news today, oh boy Comments Off
  317. staycation Comments Off
  318. america’s first sport: history of lacrosse Comments Off
  319. Cooks that crystal meth because that shine don’t sell Comments Off
  320. Literally – metaphorically Comments Off
  321. Saving 10-15% of your income Comments Off
  322. Experiments never fail Comments Off
  323. Getting out in cent of bad news Comments Off
  324. Tips Comments Off
  325. No excuses Comments Off
  326. Especially when he was real gone on the slow blues Comments Off
  327. Living loving fucking fighting Comments Off
  328. Decision making process Comments Off
  329. In the gap Comments Off
  330. 12:24am dad, I finished my book he says with big smile on face Comments Off
  331. Resurection ecology Comments Off
  332. Cajun ketchup Comments Off
  333. Noted theologian Karl Barth Comments Off
  334. Double goal coaching and competition state Comments Off
  335. Booze and pills and powders Comments Off
  336. Vision. Mission. Guiding principles Comments Off
  337. Gravity in the driveway Comments Off
  338. OVAUC Comments Off
  339. Not safe for still-developing teenage brains Comments Off
  340. Focus on the vision, not the rocks Comments Off
  341. Run to roles Comments Off
  342. 6 months to 2 years kids Comments Off
  343. Genetic factor…Name 4 relatives…at risk Comments Off
  344. Ashokan Farewell Comments Off
  345. Using music to make the sorrow deeper Comments Off
  346. Lax n music bideos Comments Off
  347. Self-soothing Comments Off
  348. Food memories Comments Off
  349. When all else fails, reggae Comments Off
  350. Path to partnership Comments Off
  351. Steve pick up golf bethpage Comments Off
  352. The highline Comments Off
  353. Randomness Comments Off
  354. Declining Empathy Comments Off
  355. Helicopter parents make for sneaky kids Comments Off
  356. Cuy falls workshop content & experience Comments Off
  357. Carousel Comments Off
  358. slow motion is better than no motion Comments Off
  359. start, stop and keep doing Comments Off
  360. Visioning Comments Off
  361. It takes 17 of us easily 40 hours Comments Off
  362. Two C’s in a K Comments Off
  363. waves of grief Comments Off
  364. Ashoken Farewell Comments Off
  365. Comfort food Comments Off
  366. The pogues, Alison Krauss, blind boys, Comments Off
  367. Fuck Comments Off
  368. Start up academy Comments Off
  369. Good player and even better person Comments Off
  370. Beats the alternative Comments Off
  371. shake shack: food for the sould Comments Off
  372. D3 Comments Off
  373. Some themes Comments Off
  374. one less decision Comments Off
  375. Aint no shame holding on to grief as long as you make room for other things Comments Off
  376. How many reups. How many 1sts? Comments Off
  377. two is a secret. 3 or more a conspiracy Comments Off
  378. When he put that bottle down, girl that man’s amazing Comments Off
  379. resume do’s and don’ts Comments Off
  380. interview do’s and donts Comments Off
  381. SAC Comments Off
  382. Playing time and hard work beating talent Comments Off
  383. anger repressed sadness Comments Off
  384. reading material Comments Off
  385. extra step to greatness Comments Off
  386. Passing on your right: stupid or ignorant Comments Off
  387. throw on that get back stare Comments Off
  388. Emotional Intelligence Comments Off
  389. The Power of Habit Comments Off
  390. Quttin’ Time Comments Off
  391. Joys of Coaching Lacrosse Comments Off
  392. Simple battery and cruelty to children Comments Off
  393. Carpe the heck out of the Diem Comments Off
  394. As mom and I reload, sat down with coop Comments Off
  395. Bad news doesnt get better with time (aka, tell the truth asap) Comments Off
  396. Radiohead: under promise and over deliver Comments Off
  397. use, abuse, addiction Comments Off
  398. Social media Comments Off
  399. Get in the game Comments Off
  400. Student-Athlete. TOSU vs. UM Comments Off
  401. Power of friends, power of habit. Before and after with the power of habit Comments Off
  402. I hate people when they’re not polite Comments Off
  403. annoying Comments Off
  404. habits: be wise my son Comments Off
  405. framework Comments Off
  406. name dropping Comments Off
  407. moms saying in her purse….kindness Comments Off
  408. Thanks for asking Comments Off
  409. time capsule Comments Off
  410. if its a bad pass, make it a good catch Comments Off
  411. our stories are true enough Comments Off
  412. Napoleon Hill’s 17 Principles of Personal Achievement Comments Off
  413. if its a bad pass, make it a good catch Comments Off
  414. college recruiting Comments Off
  415. Connor Comments Off
  416. Don’t F**k with Cashflow Comments Off
  417. Body language and perceived attitude Comments Off
  418. Your teammates don’t necessarily have to be your friends Comments Off
  419. Emails, emails and more emails. they cant respond or talk to frosh or sophs Comments Off
  420. Nostalgia Comments Off
  421. archipelago Comments Off
  422. recommendations from friends and family Comments Off
  423. vc: chemistry, transparency and trust Comments Off
  424. non-negotiables Comments Off
  425. Plumber/golfer and this notebook Comments Off
  426. body / weight circut Comments Off
  427. how to win friends and influence people Comments Off
  428. Lax recruit timetable Comments Off
  429. big old goofy world – john prine Comments Off
  430. attitude of gratitude Comments Off
  431. drop the inquisition Comments Off
  432. lax as leverage in admissions Comments Off
  433. know thyself. seasons of a mans life. myers briggs Comments Off
  434. nobody likes to be told what to do. gestalt Comments Off
  435. ill take it from here. somethings i didnt get to share. Comments Off
  436. manage expectations. adjust the peaks. try not to always guess the gift. Comments Off
  437. recognize the phases of a man’s life Comments Off
  438. sex like life. Comments Off
  439. sometimes like the 2010 medina game Comments Off
  440. 80% mental. chubby hubby vs best shape of life. same amount and intensity Comments Off
  441. take what comes and help ideas over the wall Comments Off
  442. is it a true story? i couldn’t swear to every detail but its certainly true its a story. Comments Off
  443. allowance, chores and being an active member of the family Comments Off
  444. good as any grace Comments Off
  445. project what you want Comments Off
  446. leaving a voicemail Comments Off
  447. post only what you’d be ok with your grandma seeing / reading Comments Off
  448. finding best academic, athletic and community fit Comments Off
  449. winning state Comments Off
  450. mentors vs eo Comments Off
  451. power of compounding Comments Off
  452. pregnancy Comments Off
  453. marketing timeline and looks by NCAA DI coaches Comments Off
  454. if you are gonna get financial aid and/or scholarship money, dont open a 529 account Comments Off
  455. hi mom Comments Off
  456. Like, love, in love Comments Off
  457. Nothing kills the spirit like poverty Comments Off
  458. Find out where people are going and get out in front Comments Off
  459. Easier to point than do…management secret Comments Off
  460. Bucket list Comments Off
  461. bo’s lasting lessons Comments Off
  462. Cash-flow for kids Comments Off
  463. There’s a will, there’s an A Comments Off
  464. Handshakes, fake it til you make it, less is more Comments Off
  465. Unbroken, a book to read Comments Off
  466. my struggles with entrepreneurism Comments Off
  467. Family and friends who will help you; just ask Comments Off
  468. gpa: the cummulative effect (or the power of compounding) Comments Off
  469. its a good situation, a splendid combination Comments Off
  470. block island, boca grande, st barts and neah Comments Off
  471. you never know what goes on behind closed doors Comments Off
  472. writing this book for year Comments Off
  473. this book dedicated to papa charlton, papa drohan, grammy charlton and grammy drohan Comments Off
  474. Honor, remember, reunite Comments Off
  475. Semi true story plus attitude is evrythng Comments Off
  476. that’s a good question. what do you think Comments Off
  477. 3rd party stories Comments Off
  478. I don’t suppose… Comments Off
  479. can I ask you a question withoutnyou getting upset? Comments Off
  480. Playing the game Comments Off
  481. disappointed in your behavior Comments Off
  482. hitting game Comments Off
  483. leaving the Xmas party Comments Off
  484. where the a will there’s an A Comments Off
  485. united front Comments Off
  486. delivering consequences without anger Comments Off
  487. love languages Comments Off
  488. keep doing, start doing, stop doing Comments Off
  489. warrior, king, magician, “lover” Comments Off
  490. timing Comments Off
  491. Argue with mom Comments Off
  492. i’ll take it from here Comments Off
  493. academic certification Comments Off
  494. amaturism certification Comments Off
  495. insitutional request list Comments Off
  496. ncaa clearing house Comments Off
  497. head down and see you on the other side Comments Off
  498. keep doing, start doing, stop doing Comments Off
  499. miss the 5 vibe Comments Off