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Sep 09 2011

Welcome to Seattle, Mom & Dad

Within hours of my parents arriving in Seattle, my parents witnessed a pimp making a deal with a john by shouting a phone number and instructions out of his car while stuck in traffic on Broadway on Capitol Hill. Me: …I swear that’s the first time I’ve seen that happen. What else will they see …

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Aug 21 2011

I love my dad

In case you ever wondered where I get it from. (Yes, my dad has a blog)

Apr 22 2011

I love my Dad

Here’s his reaction to finding out the city council where he and my mom live are praying to Jesus: It has come to my attention that the Constitution is being threatened in Lady Lake, Florida. For you who have never heard of Lady Lake, it is part of a retirement development known as The Villages. …

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Apr 20 2011

Hey Dad…

Did you know your city council is unconstitutionally supporting Jebus and wasting taxpayer’s time with prayer? I know how much you like writing letters to the editor – now may be a good time. At the very least, Bill Calhoun may be a godless golfing buddy for you. Well, that’s assuming everyone in Lady Lake, …

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Dec 21 2010

Atheist golfing

Me: *hits drive on 18th hole, pushes it a little to the right* Uh oh, I’m almost in someone’s yard.Dad: You’ll like the sign in their yard.Me: *drives up*Sign: Jesus is the Reason for the SeasonMe: Ha! Darn, I missed. After my approach shot, I proceeded to shank my chip, and then because I was …

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Oct 25 2010

I now have the right to bitch about politics

I’m registered to vote in Washington! Now I just need to figure out what crazies I need to avoid before filling in the bubbles. As my dad always says, “If you didn’t vote, you have no right to bitch.” And what’s a blogger good for if they can’t bitch? ;) (Also, it seems sort of …

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Sep 08 2010

How my Grandma packs for road trips

True story.I’m going to assume this is a universal Grandma trait, not something limited to Greek Grandmas. As much as I do love her avgolemono soup, not so easy to eat in the car… Anyway, thanks, Yia yia! Now back to packing!

Aug 19 2010

I’ve made a horrible mistake

…I helped my dad set up a blog. It was sort of inevitable, really. One, he’s retired – what else does he have to do? And two, he’s opinionated – I know it’s hard to believe, but McCreights tend to be. What more do you need to blog? At least he’s better with computers than …

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Aug 07 2010

Sometimes I forget that not everyone is a nerd

Mom: What do you imagine your wedding being like?Me: …I kind of need someone to get married to first.Mom: No, I mean, what would your dream wedding be like?Me: I don’t really fantasize about my wedding. I don’t know, cheap.Dad: Good, I raised you right. Now you won’t be the type who gets married too …

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Aug 05 2010

“You’re a biologist…”

I’ve learned to dread questions starting with that statement, especially from my mother. Apparently getting my bachelor’s degree in genetics and evolution makes me the Leading Expert on anything having to do with biology. For example, over the last couple of days I have fielded questions on: The best way to keep plants from drying …

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