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#8 Stop Watching Grey’s Anatomy, but Learn to Fix your Daughter’s Hair

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#14 9 Books You Should Have Read as a Child

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#16 It’s Not Really About the Shoes – on Trendiness and Our Pursuits

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#25 The Importance of a Good Drive

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#43 Rules for an Honorable Nightcap

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#45 Never Eat Alone and Other Secrets to Success I Learned from Keith Ferrazzi

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#48 Words I Wish I Could Use In Casual Conversation

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Don’t Get Embarassed by the Pawn Stars: Know How to Negotiate

My wife and I have been watching an awful lot of Pawn Stars lately (along with American Pickers). At first I rather enjoyed it. In fact, I mentioned in a post a while back how I appreciated the way History was using shows like Pawn Stars to teach history through the stories told of every […]

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Do We Short-Change the Gospel?

I once again apologize at the outset for another explicitly and overtly Christian post. And not even a clever one with funny references to Magic Eye posters and the party in the food court at the mall. Sometimes things just need to be said. I seem to have been confronted a lot lately with people […]

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Easy Board and Batten

I’d be lying if I tried to claim I was the most handy contributor to TTAF. In fact, I have to admit that, while one of the joys of home ownership is the satisfaction of fixing broken things around the house, one of the frustrations for me is the fact that I’m completely helpless half […]

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