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This same dog survived being thrown from a moving car on a highway in Kentucky along with her sister six months ago. Someone found them soon after and took them to be treated. They were moved to downstate Illinois as it's a no-kill state and were placed in the foster system. Eventually, she found her forever home with us.

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Our rescue puppy, Latte, jumped out of our minivan at an intersection in our village's downtown. She was caught under and dragged by a car that swung around not knowing she was loose. She ran off and was missing for an hour. We found her in an alley under a dumpster with some road rash, small cuts, and a gash on her leg. She was treated overnight and is upset and uncomfortable but otherwise in better shape than she could have been.

Father's Day ended on whatever kind of note you'd call my mother trying to get me to commit to flying to Texas in two weeks to attend a reception celebrating her third marriage.

My son, aged 12, is binge-watching Madam Secretary. This has been a dad toot.

Maple tree helicopter seeds: marvel of flora reproduction or evidence of the devil? Film at 11.

The last two minutes of the track "Both Sides" is pure euphoria.

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I have honestly listened to this whole album start to finish at least 20 times in the last three weeks. I'm sure people at work are amused at how I move along to this at my standing desk. I don't care.

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Just spent several sweaty hours trying to restore a long-broken remote unit in a ceiling fan. Gave up and directly wired it, so now only the fan works and by the pull only. It's the only source of decent light in the master bedroom, which we plan to renovate eventually or never. Ceiling fans all should die of gonorrhea and rot in hell.

What I like best about this is how on-brand our clothing is. I'm orange. She's pink.

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My youngest made this to keep with me on this business trip to Singapore. It has remained near my bedside where I can gaze upon its earnest beauty every morning and evening. I cannot wait to return home and tell her two older siblings how much they disappoint me. is a Mastodon instance for dads, running the Hometown fork of Mastodon.