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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015

Chris Hutchins

Happy Appreciation Day, Mom

The secret to staying young is to replace birthday celebrations with alternatives like appreciation days, just like the secret to making your Ford run forever is to remove all the Ford emblems (just kidding you loyal truck guys.) At least that’...
Published: 07/25/15

Facebook or fact: The great debate

Way back before modern society, in a dark and irredeemable time before smart phones and tablets, before free Wi-Fi at fast food restaurants and touchscreen displays in cars, I was a young man. This primitive era was known as the ‘90s. We had y...
Updated one month ago

A new local pastime

June is well underway and here in central Florida temperatures are climbing. Soon, we will be in the midst of the hottest days of summer. The school year has ended so children (and parents) are taking a well-deserved break from the daily grind. Summe...
Updated: 2 months ago

Lost keys lead to ingenuity on teen’s part

My boy has misplaced his house key innumerable times and he’s actually lost it five times in the past two years. It’s not a big deal, but to him it seems pretty monumental.
Updated: 2 months ago

Eye contact can save lives

Last week my wife wrote about her progress with developing the ability to apologize. To illustrate, she used a long forgotten (for me) argument in a drive-thru. She truly has been getting better at saying sorry, but only gave her own perspective....
Updated: 2 months ago

Florida’s pass on the left law

Some things can be enjoyable and frustrating at the same time, things like learning to play a musical instrument or finishing the latest installment in a series of books before the next one is published. Golf is a fun but frustrating sport, and datin...
Updated: 3 months ago