Tag: Life

Show 90: Even More Useful Things Need Love, Too

Taxes, changing the oil in your car, budgeting. All those things we wished our parents taught us, if they didn’t, or if they did, we’re very thankful to them for it. Getting to an age when that stuff becomes important

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Show 53: Random Shite; Fred Williams Redux

Fred Williams comes back to join the guys this week.  We had no agenda, so we pestered Fred into giving us a look into the annual Solar Bears ride across parts of NC.  This group gathers annually for a 3

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Show 52: Helicopter Parents, how to not get caught in the rotor wash

You know them.  They hover like the Seal Team 6,  swooping in for the swift run, shoving their progeny out of way and go in guns blazing to rectify whatever issue tweaks them.  They must protect the poor fragile children, who

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Show 51: Leave ’em alone. When adults flee!

There comes a time when your wee offspring are too old for a babysitter.  You as parents agonize over leaving the kids unattended, even for a 30 minute trip to the store or for takeout.  You take the risk, it

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Show 50: That’s Crunchy, Yo!

For our 50th show, Michael Driver comes back for more with your erstwhile Beer Dads!  Tim, Jon, and Paul tease out of Michael why his daughter will have the best appreciation for music.  Seems that our friend had in the

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Show 48: To Drink or Not To Drink

Drinking adult beverages is something we excel in.  We love the beers and boozy drinks, wine and food pairings, and for a lot of us of a certain age, its the only sin we have left! But being a responsible

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Show 44: A beautiful day in the neighborhood

**Confession**  I screwed up.  I forgot to post.  The dog ate my reminder.  There was a rip in space-time continuum.  Life got in the way.  Here is the post that was supposed to run last week, but now runs this

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Show 42: The Pilots Part 1. Meet the women who keep us straight.

Meet the Pilots.  Our better halves.  The beautiful ladies who did not run out of the wedding ceremony screaming.  The women who serve as our concience, our partners, and our loves.  Stephanie, Celeste, and Susan come for a 2 part

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Show 41: This Goofy Life, with very special guest Abbie Gale.

Friend of the show Abbie Gale joins us once again for this week’s Beer Dad’s Podcast.  Abbie switches gears with us this week to talk about how life twists and turns, and her ability to laugh and find humor in

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Show 34: The Crazy, Perfect Life with Dara Kurtz

This week Dara Kurtz of the blog Crazy Perfect Life joins Tim, Jon, and Paul to discuss her successful battle against breast cancer, how she and her husband handled the most horrible year, and how through it all, they kept parenting.

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