Sweetness Followed
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Sweetness Followed: Book Review for Dad

The novel Sweetness Followed is not some feel-good romp but rather an exercise in the slow dramatic burn.   It’s an esoteric tale that can best be described as a hybrid of John Irving and Chuck Palahniuk.  The sweet and the sour to use a food analogy.  It is a small-town drama that looks at life with the glass as having a huge jagged dark crack in it.  Or, to shoot higher, an alternate mythology as to why the world appears so fallen.  Yikes. Sweetness Followed This is a book you want everyone you know to read, but they have…

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Blue Bloods Danny Reagan
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Blue Bloods Danny Reagan… never loses… EVER

Blue Bloods Danny Reagan Blue Bloods Danny Reagan: On Blue Bloods, Ever notice how Danny Reagan may get the living crap beat out of him, but still gets the bad guy? He can outrun anyone, always catches the bad guy, and executes the perfect hood slide. That’s Dad Stuff  @thatsdadstuff

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Baseball Card Collecting How to ship ball cards
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How To Ship Ball Cards – When Selling on Ebay

How to Ship Ball Cards: I have been buying and selling baseball cards pretty heavily over the past couple of years. When I was a kid, I was was a big collector well into my high school days, but after almost 25 years, I found an interest in it again. This post is about the proper way of how to ship ball cards via the postal service.  There are two main methods on how to ship ball cards, 1) in a bubble mailer and 2) in an envelope. In this post, I will detail how I ship in both scenarios. …

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Dave Ramsey for Kids?

Dave Ramsey for Kids? Saw a deal on Amazon for Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace for Kids… It’s called Financial Peace Junior. Seriously… Financial Peace…. For KIDS. So I ordered it… When it arrived, the kids opened it, and they thought it was a board game..HA! WRONG!… My oldest daughter is always asking for money and recently started babysitting. I figured this may be a good idea… I’ll let you know… Has anyone used it for their kids? That’s Dad Stuff

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This is Customer Service – Chewy

This is customer service. We put our dog down last week… Canceled an order, told Chewy why, they refunded our money, said donate the item, then I came home to this… pure class. This is customer service. That’s Dad Stuff

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PSA Baseball Card Grading
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Baseball Card Grading Vol 1

PSA Baseball Card Grading: A kid’s card collecting starts with Dad. Continuing from my previous post… So after all the drama with the lost package, my graded baseball cards finally arrived. I submitted 5 Michael Jordan cards, 2 Ryne Sandberg Rookies, 4 Derek Jeter rookies, 2 Ken Griffey Jr Rookies, and a Dennis Rodman Rookie. Thatsdadstuff.com @thatsdadstuff  PSA Baseball Card Grading – What Did I Get? Remember from my previous post, one of the Derek Jeter cards I submitted was a 1993 Upper Deck SP Foil Rookie. A Gem Mint 10 sold for $100,000!!! The grade I received… after all…

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Baseball Card Collecting Starts with Dad… Part 2

Baseball Card Collecting: Continuing from my first post about card collecting … So…. fast forward twenty-some years… and here we are. I read an article about a Derek Jeter card that sold for a cool $100k. When I saw that card, my heart picked its pace up a bit… and thought to myself… I HAVE THAT CARD!.. After work, I ran to my basement, I dug out my cards and there it was… The 1993 Upper Deck SP Foil Derek Jeter Rookie. So I did some research, joined some forums and Facebook groups, why was this card worth so much?…

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Baseball Card Collecting with Dad.

Baseball Card Collecting with Dad. When I was little, my Dad traveled a lot for his job. In 1987, my Dad went on a work trip and came home with a box of 1987 Topps… And that folks, was the beginning. I collected baseball cards from that moment on.  Back when I was younger, (7-8yrs old’ish) I only knew the Cubs thanks to WGN. I wasn’t in Little League, never played T-Ball, I just liked watching Cubs baseball and playing catch with my Dad. Looking back, I realize, that my card collecting started with Dad.  Thatsdadstuff.com @thatsdadstuff What Fueled the…

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R.I.P

shelbyblondell-blog: honestly its true we never know what we have till it’s gone we can appreciate something but do we treat them like we love them to death.   i never knew id be this upset, yup it was a dog, i don’t care people can think i’m crazy for being this upset for being so close to a dog. but Lady you weren’t just a dog! you were one of the most amazing things ever! i will NEVER forget your first day here. coming home from school and mom telling me.. ohh there was a stray today i brought her home. once mom…

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