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Running Sucks

Sometimes I try to get clever with my blog titles, but this one is pretty straightforward—running sucks. A few days ago I boastfully announced to the world that I would be running a half-marathon, and yesterday was the big day. … Continue reading

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Running Man

I’m running in a marathon on Sunday. Well, I’m running the second half of a marathon, to be exact. And the coolest part about running a half-marathon is telling everyone that you’re running in a half-marathon. Me: “Yeah, I’d love … Continue reading

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Man of Leisure

My father is a sage old man. He has provided my countless lessons to live by: • Always send a thank-you letter. • Never start eating till everyone is served. • If you get a tattoo, it better come with … Continue reading

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Future CEO

Lucy owns me. And one day she’ll own you. She’s been engineered to take over the world. (Or at least a company near you.) And while her attributes will very likely mean she will completely and utterly dominate the professional … Continue reading

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Thanks.

It’s been a year since my last Thanksgiving with my mom. Life goes on, and I thought I might reflect. I was in Milwaukee a year ago – setting a table and decorating the house, waiting for my mom to … Continue reading

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The Other Kid

I’ve got two kids. I usually write about Lucy because she’s good material. The other one, not so much. Her name is Kaya Kohler Fox (aka “KK”), named in loving memory of my mother’s “grandma name”—odd tribute, I know. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Pop Quiz

I recently told a friend contemplating fatherhood, “You know what? Having kids is totally amazing. It’s awesome. It’s why the word awesome exists. Also, not having kids is totally awesome too.” I like to warn inform my friends of what it’s … Continue reading

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