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This weekend I saw Spider-Man 3. Before I got to the theater, I'd been hearing all week from critics and friends that it was "okay" or it "wasn't as goodReview: The Spider-Man Trilogy

Okay, that may very well be the longest title I've ever written on this blog. New milestone! Woo hoo! The Oatmeal, while not very old, has become an insanely popular site,Semicolons: the only grammar related poster I've ever been tempted to buy

Chain Factor Okay, this is the most addicting waste of time I've come across in quite a while. So far my high score is just short of 170,000. Waaaaaay too muchAs addicting as chain smoking...

While I'm spending time in the BSG universe, here's a clip from the prequel series, Caprica. The series debuts next year. Apparently it will not take place in space much, ifCaprica clip

Bungie.net : Games : Halo 3 Oh, man. Go check out the trailer. Seriously. I want to play this thing, and I haven't even played Halo 2 yet. It makes me thinkHalo 3 trailer

For all you dad's out there, and mine specifically, Happy Father's Day. Thanks for all you've taught us, thanks for all the fun we've had. Thanks for the trips to theHappy Father's Day

Lots of movies are coming out this year that I would love to see in a theater, rather than waiting for DVD. Here's the list, in order of release, with releaseWhat I'm going to do with my summer

Over on Flixxy someone posted the top 10 Low-Pass Jet Fly-bys. If you could capture the awesomeness of this is a liquid form it would... um... taste really good... orPure, unadulterated, low-altitude, jet fighter awesomeness

I'm winning! That's the excitement of Andy's commentluv contest. Every comment on every participating blog is an entry. I've lucked into winning twice now. The first win was, ironically enough, onI won again!

Adventures of Brisco County Jr., The - Brisco date, art and tons of extras! This was a fun show. Great sense of humor, great mixture of sci-fi and westerns, and myBrisco County Jr. rides again!

I absolutely LOVE this story. On Monday night, a fan at a Phillies game ran onto the field during the game. Not an unheard of event. This is the first timePhiladelphia: City of Brotherly Tasering

I find a lot of stuff that I want to share, but that doesn't make it into a blog post of its own, for whatever reason (usually a lack ofLinkList: Sci-fi edition

To continue with the theme of my last post... Clark Aldrich talked about the similarities of video games and training simulations in one of his blogs for ASTD's Learning Circuits: Computer gamesVideo games and simulations

I guess it's about time I started reading the books. I have now seen all the movies. I just returned from the final entry. The final story in a cohesive series bearsReview: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, part 2 (spoilers)

Happy Fathers Day

Another year has gone by, and more fathering lessons have been learned. Hopefully my kids have learned a bit, too.

For my part, I’ve learned – perhaps more than in other years – that being a father is simultaneously the best thing I’ve ever done, and the most frustrating thing I’ve ever done. Thankfully the former outweighs the latter by a large margin.

I’ve got a lot of years left doing this job, hopefully, and I’m looking forward to them. (Well, most of them, anyway. I’m pretty terrified of the teen years with two girls…)

And as I consider my role as a father this year, I can’t help but think of my father’s role. Thank you is insufficient, so here is a reminder of what he started…

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3 comments to Happy Fathers Day

  • pam

    Happy Fathers Day, Jeff! You’re not alone. I get frustrated and delighted by the very same kids. :) And I don’t think the teen years will be quite as scary and you do. But there’s no convincing you of that right now. We’ll just trust the Lord and pray hard!

    Our Fathers have much to be proud of (if I do say so myself!) and we owe them so much. Thanks Dad Brodhag and Dad Caddick! We love you both.

    And thank you, Jeff, for being such a great father to our kids. I love you.

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  • Happy Father’s Day to you.

    We have one about to leave the teen years and were lucky enough to get out the other end unscathed. One down and three to go.
    .-= WiddleShamrock´s last blog ..Two’s Company =-.

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    Jeff says:

    Thanks! Congratulations on your survival!

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