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Your Dashboard Clock Is A Liar

Have you heard about these people who intentionally set their clocks fast? Because they’re out there. All the kids are doing it. And it’s usually the clock in the car that takes the brunt of the manipulation. The “logic” goes something like this – the delusional individual believes that by forcing the clock to lie […]

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#39 Shoulder

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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Winter

I hate winter. Winter is like going to one of your wife’s friend’s weddings, the best part is when it’s over. If I had to rank the seasons, winter would always come in last. Even if there were a season called Armageddon, or fire, winter would still come in last. Think about it for a […]

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Pushing Buttons

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with […]

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#winning

Remember when Charlie Sheen went nuts? Surely you remember the interviews. Tiger’s blood. Winning. I have this theory that Charlie Sheen still believes that he’s filming ‘Major League 2’. When the director yelled ‘that’s a wrap’ back in 1985, Charlie didn’t hear it. In his mind, he’s still wild thing and all the cameras around […]

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Life Is Much Easier Under The Ceiling Fan

“The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little” – Thomas Merton   My son recently celebrated his first birthday. He did so while seated in a high chair, stuffing his (entire) face with yellow icing and wondering why everyone was looking at him like that. His name is Brooks, like the old guy […]

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Shifts

When I get to heaven, the first thing I’ll ask God is why He made breastfeeding so difficult. And the thing is, I’m not even a woman. I don’t have breasts, or milk. I have red chest hair. When I ask this question, I imagine God will look confused and say, “How do you spell […]

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Drive-Thru

I may have a fear of the drive thru. If I had to blame one person for this fear, I would blame my wife. She’s unpredictable at the speaker, the loose cannon of fast food ordering. You will never see me more uncomfortable than when I’m in the car with my wife at the drive […]

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Illusion

Remember those optical illusion posters at the mall? You know, the ones that supposedly had hidden images in them. At first glance, you would assume you were looking at a swatch of really bad wallpaper, the kind your Grandma has in her hallway. But if you stared long enough, and stood at the perfect distance, […]

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Chasing Our Tails

My dog has a tail. Before you say anything smart, let me first point out that not all dogs have tails. I’ve seen at least 3 dogs that didn’t have tails. At first glance I was shocked, but after 2 or 3 minutes it really wasn’t that weird anymore. The thing about being a dog […]

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