Category Archives: Donny you’re out of your element!

Books, websites or stuff I find that teaches me something useful.

Advice. Fun!

I know most people are trying to help.  I know they have no way to truly appreciate our unique situation.  Some times it’s all I can do to put boots to asses.  I used to be a angry guy long … Continue reading

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Dudette’s Birthday…

Dudette’s birthday is in June.  Walter wanted to discuss idea’s last night.  He asked her where she wanted to go for dinner and promptly told her she could go anywhere, “like Shakey’s or McDonalds.”  I added Fuddruckers or PF Changs … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past…

We went incident free last night and got 3 pages of homework done.  Here’s something that went down in week 3 of  Walter’s stay with us when the blog was a theory: Walter’s SW was coming to visit our home … Continue reading

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Skateboard Story

Last week after dropping dudette off at work I took Walter to a new skate park.  He took a “lesson” which basically meant I paid a dude $20 bucks to skate with him and hang out.  Well worth it because … Continue reading

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Wish I knew then…

Met another Dude on here playing the same game as me and the Dudette.  He’s in the first week.  Here’s what I wish someone would have told me. It’s better to identify and empathize with the anger than to rail against it. … Continue reading

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My take on the Shootin’ Dad…

My take:  I got no problem with this video.  I wouldn’t have been so specific about her life having no meaning or merit beyond going to school.  I recall my teenage years being rather tough and always resented being told … Continue reading

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Is this your homework Larry? Book First Glance

Started reading : Have a New Kid by Friday by Dr. Kevin Leman. I’m about a chapter in but have already started the “Say it once and walk away” mandate. I think the misses might have a harder time but … Continue reading

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