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Jul 13 2015


A look back at an interview with Liv about Jake that I filmed two years ago, and one that I filmed Sunday night.

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Sep 23 2014

Liv & Cilla

Two young girls PLUS Two pesky brothers PLUS A bunch of free time and a sprinkling of creativity EQUALS: The Liv & Cilla Web Show!

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Sep 02 2014

Day One – A Look Back

Day One Review I love meal times like the one we had tonight! Beth got home earlier than expected, and it was nothing but “Mom!” “Mom!” “Mom!” for our entire meal time. Everybody was fighting to get to be the one who got to tell Mom all about their first day at school. And when …

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Jan 14 2014

Modern Dad

Subtitle:  Betsy Freakin’ Ross! I love being the modern Dad.  I use Dad in capital letters because it’s a title, a name, a calling.  It’s the job I can’t quit, because I can’t afford to fail.  I love it. I think it’s super important to be an active part of my kids’ lives, and that …

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Jan 13 2014

Kindle Battle

Jake never ceases to amaze and astound me. Sometimes I think I have a glimmer of understanding as to what’s going on in his head, and other times I realize I’m just an outsider looking in. Our newest obsession is Olivia’s Kindle Fire.  He wants to play Bad Piggies. Here’s the thing:  he already has …

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Nov 29 2013

Adventures In Facial Hair

It hasn’t been easy. I’ve had to live with an ever-growing caterpillar on my face for the past month. It’s been fun.  I’ve thoroughly enjoyed myself. I didn’t quite meet my goal of $500 for the Movember effort – I came up short with only $150 raised.  It’s kind of disappointing, but hey – what …

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Nov 17 2013

BigCalfGuy Week In Review – 11/17/13

It was a VERY busy week here at BigCalfGuy.  I know I promised a new backdrop for this week’s vlog, but things got out of hand and before we knew it – it was Sunday night. I swear we’re going to have to start recapping the weeks before they end.  That, or I’m going to …

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Nov 10 2013

BigCalfGuy Week In Review for 11/10/13

Wow, is it Sunday already? It’s amazing how quickly time flies when you’ve got three kids. Also, sorry for the lateness of the post.  I got home and challenged Gabe to a best of three face-off of Wii Sports resort games.  The results: Frisbee: Tie at 660 points each. Table Tennis: Gabe with 104, Dad …

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Oct 22 2013

Superstars, The Early Years

It wasn’t very long ago that Olivia would shrink whenever anyone looked at her.  If her Pinewood Derby car won an award, and she would get called to the front to receive her prize, she’d cry.  If she did anything great, and she received applause, she’d cry. She was super happy to blend into the …

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Oct 20 2013

Blossom Kiss Cookies In Ten Easy Steps

This recipe is a quick one, so pay attention. First, get a package of peanut butter cookies.  The kind they sell at Wal*Mart for $1.89. Step 2:  Unwrap some Hershey’s Kisses and sample for quality control. Step 3: Do whatever it says on the back of the package. Step 4: Even better, get one of …

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Oct 17 2013

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

I’m not usually the first guy in line for charity, but I have to make an exception in this case. I need to borrow $2,000; or more specifically, $1,962 and a kitten. That’s the sum total of Liv’s Christmas list. I can only hope that the government shut-down affects Santa Claus.  I think I’ll tell …

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Aug 15 2013

Dads are different than Moms

Is this brand new information to anyone?? [ssba] I saw an old friend today.  His name is Tony.  We go way back.  Reminded me of when we met.  One day when we were very little, for reasons long forgotten, Tony punched me in the face.  Hard.  Blackened my eye. I, being a grade A wuss, …

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