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

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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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