Holiday Archives

A How to Guide for Fireworks Safety

06-27-14-POD

When I was in high school, our neighbors hated us.  They had no good reason until my dad gave them one.  It was a beautiful 4th of July.  Although it was illegal to light fireworks without a permit in our state, that was not going to stop my father.  … Continue reading…

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Remembering Dad on Father’s Day

06-11-14-POD

Confession: I’ve noticed I don’t do much for my dad on Father’s Day. At best, he gets a card or a call. For most of us, this is okay because we don’t need a lot of stuff. As my dad and I have gotten older, I realize our time … Continue reading…

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What Do 1.3 Million Lives Mean to You?

05-26-14-POD

1,321,612. Do you know what this number represents? It represents the total number of U.S. deaths as a result of war. That number is staggering to me, as I cannot say I know one of them. The men and women who serve our country in the armed forces seem … Continue reading…

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9 Easy Ideas for a Mother’s Day Plan

05-02-14-POD

My wife is the planner in the family.  I am spontaneous.  Before I met her, I took a trip to Las Vegas and had an extra day alone.  I took the opportunity to cross something off of my bucket list: Drive through the desert in a convertible.  Without any … Continue reading…

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Valentine’s Day Ideas to Help You Love Your Family Well

02-14-14-POD

I used to be one of those guys who said “Valentine’s Day is just a ‘Hallmark Holiday,’ which was created to increase sales.” My thoughts were, “if I loved my wife and kids well throughout the year, then this ‘made up holiday’ shouldn’t even be a big deal.” Boy … Continue reading…

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