Dad in the Box

  • DIY Dryer

    December 11, 2018

    As part of my continuing education series on things I know nothing about but will explain anyway, I think it is time to tackle dryer repair.

    As we all know, a dryer is a big heavy metal thing with ...

  • Survival of the Trimmest

    Say what you will about Satan, he sports a well-groomed beard.  

    This month is No Shave November.  It is the time of year in which men suspend their daily shaving ritual and let their ...

  • All Inked Up and No Place To Go

    I want a tattoo.  I am old enough to hang reading glasses around my neck and I want a tattoo. 


    The question I keep asking myself is, why?  After a lifetime ignoring my ...

  • Scare Tactics

    I am not sure which scares me more, the impending apocalypse or Halloween making a killing at the box office.


    Recently the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a ...

  • Cheap Thrills

    Let me ask you something.


    If you had a couple hundred thousand dollars lying around, like in a penny jar or something, would you spend it on a trip to outer space knowing that it could ...

  • Heads Up!

    I was so excited to receive an important alert on my phone.  It made me feel, I don’t know, special.


    Presidential Alert

    THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency ...

  • In the Drink

    On a recent trip to California I ordered a glass of lemonade with lunch.  My ice cold drink came without a straw.  


    I can’t drink lemonade without a straw.  ...

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