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Boo! At the Zoo

My wife, Mr. Dude and I attended Boo! at the Zoo this past weekend and had a blast. We got to wear the Angry Birds costumes Abigail made and Mr. Dude was so proud of wearing. We are members of the Brookfield Zoo but, honestly, wouldn’t have attended the event (or even known about it) without the generous invite to it by the Ferrara Candy Company for the invite.

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Halloween TV on Netflix

Halloween will soon be upon us. The arrival of October means the arrival of spooky TV in my household. Here is a collection of TV episodes on rotation via Netflix at our house with a Halloween (or Halloween compatible) theme. What ones are your favorite? Did I leave anything off the list?

A Letter From My Future Self

You’re a hard worker, Joel. Many people admire that about you, but you don’t take care of yourself enough. Get more sleep. Watch your diet. Those will be helpful things to focus on now in order to avoid some future issues.