090 – Mudder’s Day

Show Notes Fun Times with Dad: We had a fun day watching our kids swim at the Swim League Championship Meet. All three of our kids qualified for Finals. In particular, Alex swam three individual races (50 yd Freestyle, 100 yd Freestyle, 100 yd Breaststroke) and got a PR in each race. He won the Breaststroke race for his first individual race win at the Championship Meet. Tough Mudder Alex and I ran the Tough Mudder together on 6/4/17 in…

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089 – The Vanishing American Adult

Show Notes Fun Time with Dad: One of the highlights on our vacation was spending a day at Universal Studios: Islands of Adventure theme park. I shared a few tips in a blog post on how to manage a day at a theme park. The Amazing Spiderman ride was probably my favorite. The kids had great time! The Vanishing American Adult A friend of mine recently sent me an essay by Ben Sasse, a Nebraska Senator, called “How to Raise…

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How to Manage One Day at Universal Studios

We spent a day at Universal Studios: Islands of Adventure on the way home from vacationing in Florida. Orlando was three hours away from where we were staying so we left at 6:00 to try to get there around 9:00 when it opened for the day. We had a successful day but I wanted to share some tips for travelers who may be doing a theme park similar to what we did. 1. Account for Time Waiting to Get into…

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