Month: March 2009

Things I Love About the ’70’s

March 24, 2009

March 24, 2009 — P. J. Easter @ 10:41 pm Q: Dear Mr. Man, I found you at the Ultimate Blog Party. What kind of fun are you bringing to the party? A: Thanks for checking in. I think it is very cool to be one of the select few “dad-bloggers” to be invited to […]

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Mr. Ayers’ Cello

March 22, 2009

March 22, 2009 — P. J. Easter @ 8:49 pm I was watching 60 Minutes this evening and received a very unexpected surprise. There was the facinating story of  Nathaniel Ayers, a homeless, schizophrenic, musical prodigy and Steve Lopez, a down and out reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Mr. Ayers and Mr. Lopez  do not […]

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A New Kind of Cool

March 19, 2009

March 19, 2009 — P. J. Easter @ 9:15 pm Q: Dear Mr. Man, I turn forty this year and I am starting to think I’m “over the hill”.  How can I recapture my youth? A: Sorry to be the one to break it to you, but attempting to recapture your youth is akin to […]

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Kid Humor

March 13, 2009

March 13, 2009  — P. J. Easter @ 7:56 pm Q: Dear Mr. Man, Do you have any jokes you can share? A: Some days when I get home from work, J.C. or Bae greets me with a “new” joke that they have heard. Many of the jokes are classics that have been around for […]

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A Not-So-Obvious Victim of the Economy

March 11, 2009

March 11, 2009 — P. J. Easter @ 12:34 pm Note: This post is out of the norm for the topics usually discussed on this blog. However, I think today’s subject is sufficient food for thought for us all. Please read. I hope it expands your horizons as it has mine. -Mr. Man A friend […]

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Chris Brown…Have You Lost Your Damn Mind?

March 9, 2009

March 9, 2009 — P. J. Easter @ 9:22 pm Mr. Man has a question for R&B singer Chris Brown… HAVE YOU LOST YOUR DAMN MIND?!?!? Since when did Chris Brown become a thug? Is he hanging out with Suge Knight these days? I have to tell you, this story is incredulous to me. I don’t […]

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Fatherhood Friday:The Daddy Daughter Dance

March 6, 2009

March 6, 2009 Q: Dear Mr. Man, I like to do special “Daddy/Daughter Dates” with my little girl. Can you share something special that you and your daughter do? A: There are so many things that I enjoy doing  with my little girl. Bae is an avid sports fan (moreso than the boy when it comes to watching), […]

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The Unfortunate Story of a Weekend Fishing Trip

March 4, 2009

March 4, 2009 Like many people, I have been keeping up with the news story about the two NFL players, Marquis Cooper of the Oakland Raiders and Corey Smith of the Detroit Lions and two of their friends who have been missing since last week. There was a lone survivor, found atop their 24-foot capsized fishing […]

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My Name is Adam…

March 2, 2009

Q: Dear Mr. Man. I am struggling with temptation and I don’t know what to do. A: Sometimes there are things that run through your mind that, if heard aloud, would embarrass, shame, and dishonor you. As guilt-ridden as you may feel, you allow the decadent thoughts to run across your mind. You take silent […]

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