The Addiction of Electricity

Last Thursday morning the Dashing house experienced a power failure.  Actually, the entire Dashing Neighborhood did.  It happened at 5:40am (apparently my oven clock comes back at the last time).  This is about 5 minutes before I normally wake up.  As it turns out, I was sleeping on the couch when this happened. Not because […]
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Thanksgiving Food Part II – some fixin’s

So, now that you have your smoked turkey going, lets talk about some other fixen’s for your Thanksgiving holiday.  There are two things that I have to have at Thanksgiving, other than turkey.  Mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce.  I can handle dry turkey as long as there is mashed potatoes and cranberries. For mashed potatoes, […]
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Dashing Dad Smoked Turkey

It is November and that means Thanksgiving is right around the corner.  This year (2013) Thanksgiving falls on November 28, the absolute latest it can be in the month.  Thanksgiving is a time for family, for giving thanks, football, and eating WAY, WAY too much. For me, Thanksgiving was always about hanging out with a […]
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I had a Good Day

Mist rising off the river at sunrise.
Yesterday was a pretty darn good day.  And those days are rare (especially for a Monday), so I figured I ought to give it some special treatment and write about it.  The day started off normal enough with my alarm going off at 5:45 am.  The Dashing Wife was still unconscious because she had to […]
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My First – Wine and Dine Half Marathon 2010

Wine and Dine Medal 2010
For October’s First Friday Flashback, I figured I should talk about running my first half-marathon. My first half-marathon was three years ago this weekend in the most magical place on Earth.  No, not Penn and Tellar’s stage in Vegas, Disney World.  My wife and I decided our first half-marathon would be the inaugural Wine and […]
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