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The MANunist MANifesto

Don’t treat women like objects, even though it may seem like they want you to sometimes. There are two kinds of dads, dads that are there and dads that aren’t. Don’t be the latter. If you choose to imbibe, and it is fine if you do not,  remember to stay away from anything clear. Do […]

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True Story: On Fact and Fiction at the Pulpit

Curtis: When I was in college I spent a significant amount of time trying to find a new church to attend. After a lengthy search I settled on a small community of believers centrally located between campus, Chipotle and Taco Bell. I would attend Sunday mornings and return to the dorms, which were always empty, […]

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Always Carry a Pocketbook

Administrator’s Note: Joel Haubenrich is a guy we know. He is also a guy that finally caved to the incessant emails and tweets asking him to write for the site. We hope to have Joel back on the site frequently so don’t forget to shower him with adulation in the comments section. Well, It’s the […]

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Dark Blues: Ben Harper’s Get Up!

  By Ben Taylor I started listening to Ben Harper right around the time that I first learned to play guitar. As all self-taught teenage musicians, I was dreadful. So to hear the opening riffs of Napster-acquired songs like 1997’s “Faded” come through the speakers of my dad’s Gateway 2000 was utterly terrifying. I was […]

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#3 Sunday Night Speech: “This is Water,” by David Foster Wallace

Administrator’s Note: We here at TTAF are taking a break from blogging for the rest of the year. We feel that it is important that we take some time off to spend with friends and family, and also to relax a bit as the past year has been hectic for all four of us. We […]

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#15 How To Build A Bed That Makes You A Better Father

Administrator’s Note: We here at TTAF are taking a break from blogging for the rest of the year. We feel that it is important that we take some time off to spend with friends and family, and also to relax a bit as the past year has been hectic for all four of us. We […]

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#34 Songs We Belt Out In The Car… With The Windows Rolled up

Administrator’s Note: We here at TTAF are taking a break from blogging for the rest of the year. We feel that it is important that we take some time off to spend with friends and family, and also to relax a bit as the past year has been hectic for all four of us. We […]

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#37 Why Gun Rights Are Common Sense

Administrator’s Note: We here at TTAF are taking a break from blogging for the rest of the year. We feel that it is important that we take some time off to spend with friends and family, and also to relax a bit as the past year has been hectic for all four of us. We […]

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Huckberry Holiday Store

  It has been a while since we last shared with you products from Huckberry.  With the holidays coming up we want to keep you abreast of the store and some of the great gifts out there for your brother, father, or buddy.  Have a look at the items below.  Make sure to check out […]

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#49 How The Mighty Fall by Mike Breaux

Administrator’s Note: We here at TTAF are taking a break from blogging for the rest of the year.  We feel that it is important that we take some time off to spend with friends and family, and also to relax a bit as the past year has been hectic for all four of us.  We […]

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