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How many times have I been asked by single men if my wife has a sister? If I had a nickel for every shameless SOB . . . Yes indeed fellas, she has a sister. Like my wife, she's a 10 on a scale of ...
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Created on Tue Aug 20, 2013
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Created on Fri Nov 16, 2012
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As a parent of young kids, my house has no shortage of books with animals as the main characters and heaps of kindergarten art fanatical of flowers and butterflies and sunshine. It's my 5-year-old ...
... Drew Brophy turned the knobs a little higher by plying those same wicked waters on standup paddle boards. The pair spent 16 days standup paddling the 225-mile length of the mighty river — repeat: standup ...
Created on Sun Aug 26, 2012
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My little girl started kindergarten just a couple of weeks ago, and, man, talk about one small step for her, one giant leap for her parents. If you've been there, you understand. You understand what ...
Created on Tue Aug 14, 2012
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM | Setting: f/4, 1/160th sec, ISO 100 Once upon time, on the cool waters of a tranquil mountain lake, a dad took his daughter kayaking. The dad brought ...
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This past weekend, 19-year-old Kelia Moniz took second place in the ROXY Waikiki Classic, the third of seven qualifier events for the Association of Surfing Professionals Women’s World Longboard Tour. ...
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