Show Your Love

Father Son Viking PhotoshootI am very happy to announce that I now have a regular column in the Limestone Post Magazine, called ‘My Dad Voice’.

I am honored and so happy to be part of such a cool outfit. Be sure to check out my column and all the other cool and informational posts. Always something interesting to read and learn!

Also, this article allowed me to achieve a bucket-list item that I didn’t even know I had… a Father/Son Viking Photoshoot!

http://www.limestonepostmagazine.com/dad-voice-saying-love-out-loud/

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The Clean Version

Danger Monkey, age 11, buckling seat belt: “Do we have to take your car?”

Me: “What’s wrong with my car?”

DM: “It’s just really messy back here.”

Me: “And why is that?”

DM: “Well, you’re not as strict as Mom on leaving things in the car, so really it’s your fault.”

(long pause)

Me: “Soooo… I haven’t even put the car into gear yet… and you’re complaining that your area is messy… because I don’t make you clean up your mess.”

DM: “Yes, exactly.”

(long pause)

Me: “Alright, then unbuckle your seat belt.”

DM: “Yes! We’re taking Mom’s car!”

Me: “Uh… no. You’re cleaning up your mess.”

DM: “Aw, man.”

Me: “How did you think this was going to end any other way?”

Grandpa Rollo

Just thought everyone should know that I recently learned that I’m a direct descendant of a famous Viking, Rollo Hrólfr, the first Duke of Normandy.

Here is my favorite part of his bio:

“The byname ‘Walker’ is usually understood to suggest that Rollo was so physically imposing that he could not be carried by a horse and was obliged to travel on foot.”

Sound like anyone you know?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rollo