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This is the stuff that help me be the Dashing Dad, things I use on a regular basis, or just stuff that I think is cool.

Car review – 2013 Hyundai Elantra

2013 Hyundai Elantra The 2013 Hyundai Elantra was one of the most enjoyable cars I have driven in a long time.  This may have to do with the fact that I was alone, on an empty mountain road, with basic coverage insurance on the rental car.  Which, the guy told me, “if anything happens, just walk away.”  That […] Continue reading →

Car review – 2013 Chrysler 200

2013 Chrysler 200 I have said this before in my review of the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan, I am not a fan of Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep vehicles.  Their trucks and vans are pretty good, but their cars and SUV’s have not impressed me for at least 15 years or more. Okay, I will admit that the Challenger is a beautiful […] Continue reading →

Parenting Books for Dads

The night stand of a stay at home dad, The New Father and Fathering your School Age Child, a biography of Andrew Jackson to help me go to sleep (3 pages and I am out), a stuffed Koala bear for my daughter, and phone chargers. Yes that is a cutlass (pirate sword) in the corner, in case I need to repel boarders. As the Dashing Dad, I don’t intend to do a lot of parenting tips in this blog. I might from time to time share some parenting experience that I had, but how you raise your kids is your own business. That said, one of the things that I found while my wife was pregnant with […] Continue reading →