Not to be THAT guy, but Firefly is pretty wonderful and difficult not to enjoy for teens/tweens.
Great story! When I was a kid I had some kinda clear red skateboard that was absolutely tiny by today’s standards. I never did learn to ride that thing. Fast forward 35! years later on a complete whim (thanks disposable income!) I decided to buy a longboard. I can’t do any tricks other than staying upright and going… Read more
Skating is also a great form of exercise. There are plenty of us old guys hitting the bowls and halfpipes around here. Biggest thing is remembering how to fall (don’t try to catch yourself with your hands). You may go from skating with your kids to some old man sessions where we hit early in the AM or late at night to… Read more
That is some Grade A Dadding there. Strong work man!
Awesome Dad story! Yes, take those chances with your kid! I picked up hockey since my kid started playing. I get sore, fall, and get hurt but that bond is priceless!
Except for the raptor foot shots in the kitchen scene.
Growing up in the ‘80s, it wasn’t my parents who introduced me to horror movies, it was my older cousins and uncles. It started with Michael Jackson’s Thriller, not technically a movie, but then I dove headfirst into straight up horror flicks like Nightmare on Elm Street, Halloween, and Friday the 13th. My nightmares… Read more
Shit, this sounds EXACTLY like the Bernie Sanders’ campaign.
I grew up in a small cult in Enumclaw and I have to say that most of this (not the lack of sleep part) is spot on. I had no friends outside the “church”. We actually had confession time during church service where people would stand up and confess how they fucked up in front of everyone. Guilt was a huge tool used in… Read more
I’ve been pursuing helping people out of cults for a while now. The whole semantics of being in a cult or not can get complicated (in the right circumstances a political party could be a cult, a religious group could be a cult, a freakin’ martial arts class could be a cult). I believe one of the key points is… Read more