14 Pieces of Advice for 20 Somethings

I’m 41. I know that’s not old, but my age has given me some perspective on the mistakes I made as a younger man. So, to all of you still in your 20′s, here’s some advice. Take it or leave it. Get to work late, leave early and take all your sick days. Success at work only results in more work. If you want kids, have them now. Make love to a woman in her late 30s or 40′s. That’s

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Improving Non Alcoholic Beer

Non drinkers need to stop hiding behind NA beers disguised as regular beers. Here are a few suggestions for some more honest options. I know I would drink them with pride. Visitation Amber — What do you want more? Alcohol or weekends with your kids? Colt 86 — Keep the malt. Eighty-six the liquor. Let it Go — Face it,  booze was never going to make your father come home. Coors Clear — Tap the Rockies, not the babysitter. Lead

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Drunk Talk

I vaguely recall those nights—drunk as the wind, regaling a sober friend of my ridiculously enthusiastic opinions about inane topics, my self awareness blinded by chemical confidence—my sounding board sitting there, forced to smile and agree, all the while hatching an escape plan. Now that I don’t drink (seven years), and am frequently in that conversation electric chair myself, I feel qualified to provide a few tips to drinkers. I If you’ve had too many, and are talking to someone

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Day 338: Dear Santa, Love Arlo

If my 2 year old son had the verbal skills and self-awareness to make a Christmas list, I imagine it might read something like this. Hi Santa, Not sure how this works, but here goes. This is all the stuff I want. My own dishwasher that I can open and use the door as a trampoline. There’s something about the springiness that I haven’t been able to replicate anywhere else. If you have control over laws and stuff like that

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Day 319: Self-help Advice from a 2 year old

Challenge yourself every day. Try climbing the stairs carrying two soccer balls while wearing your father’s shoes. Remember, failure IS an option. De-clutter! Start by throwing all your dishes in the garbage. After that I suggest toothbrushes and important paper work. Pee on the floor and stomp in it like a puddle. You’ll be shocked how much better you feel. Whether the glass is half empty or half full is irrelevant if you dump it out on the sofa. You’re welcome. If

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