A Trip To The Theater and Other ODO Type Randomness: ODO 212

I discuss the installation of our new solar panel system, provide a garden update including another round trimming the mesquite, I give my super lazy fried chicken recipe, and share my feelings after seeing Hamilton! live. All that, and I totally left stuff off for time!!


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Iced Coffee, Alfredo, and More Dental Drama: ODO 211

Another one of my boys knocked out a couple of his teeth. At least they were baby teeth this time.
My garden is pretty empty other than a mantis that I relocated to my strawberry patch.
And I give you a couple really simple recipes for caramel iced coffee, and my grilled chicken alfredo. (Give me some time and I’ll try to get them written down somewhere.)

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Work Work Work… ODO 208

It’s been a few weeks, but I’m back. What have I been doing this whole time? Working mostly. Lots of looooonnnnng nights at work. And I got some new toys to “play” with including a steam cleaner, a wood chipper, and a pressure washer. But even with that stuff, it’s still really just one form of work or another.


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Sorry If I Broke Your Brain: ODO 207

I don’t even know what happened this week.
I started out talking about my boys being in Summer school and playing games. I sidetracked into playing sports in school when I was a kid. Veered into teaching my boys taekwondo. I also taught them about how mosquitos spread malaria via a very odd ice cream metaphor. I realized that beyond potty training, nobody teaches you squat about parenting. And I think I landed on an existential crisis. I’m sorry if I broke your brain trying to follow this.

dizzy face

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Counterfeit Vaseline and Llama Marshmallows: ODO 206

Somehow I managed to do a shorter show than usual by knowing what I was going to talk about. How the hell does that work? I explain the significance of llama shaped marshmallows as a sign of a return to normalcy in the world. My AC went out just before the summer really got rolling in. And I bring back “BS From The News” with counterfeit Vaseline, weaponized pizza, and the revelation that, shocker, Nestle food apparently isn’t good for you.


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ADHD Gardening Moments: ODO 205

This week I have a, longer than planned, garden update, a mini rant about “autism” and “ADHD” being umbrella terms, and a landscaping whoopsie that is a result of my own ADHD tendencies.
Plus, I pontificate on the lurking thoughts about quitting this show in order to start any number of other podcast ideas. And in an impromptu podcast recommendation, I briefly discuss “Succotash: The Comedy Soundcast Soundcast.”

*This episode is brought to you by “Coffee.” When you just need to stay up for 2 more hours. “Coffee” Go to https://www.buymeacoffee.com/odddadout to buy me a coffee and keep me awake, because sleep is overrated anyway.


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A Little Show About Little Things: ODO 204

I’m a little lower energy this week. Just a bit tired so I keep things short for once. But “holy mashed potatoes Batman!” I actually have a general theme this week. It’s all about the little things that have dominated my life this week. Starting with flowers on my pumpkins and watermelons going into my very first successfully grown potatoes, and ending with our new kitten.
A little show full of little things


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How Did I Even Get Here? ODO 203

It’s another one of those, train of thought falling off the tracks, kind of weeks.
What I can tell you is that my brain goes all over the place with topics and thoughts. What I can’t tell you is how exactly I got from where I started to where I ended up.

I know I talked about fixing up my office and my wife’s job. Somehow I got into the various responsibilities of my pets. I think I touch on my content production schedule, my existence as a walking series of contradictions, and something about my “regular” job. I know there’s more in there, and I know there is some sort of logical thread that strings point A to point Q somehow, but I can’t tell you what that is in a logical fashion.
It’s just another silly night for my brain. But I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned ​the tagline for this podcast is “Normal is not my specialty.” Just saying…


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School Days and An Earth Shaking Gender Reveal: ODO 201

I’m feeling a little silly this week. I don’t know why, but I was just in a giggly mood through this whole episode. Maybe it was the long night. Maybe it was the instant coffee at 3 am. I was just in a goofy mood. So try as I might to talk about the boys going back to on-campus school, I just tangented all over the place. Badass grilled cheese, sibling rivalry, Queen Elizabeth, and other random brain farts. As well as a return of “BS From the News” with a pirate Airbnb, a divorce over penis size, and another catastrophic gender reveal. Enjoy!

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