Sunday, January 12, 2014

Seattle: Dashing the Hopes of Dashing Dad

Happy Monday readers.   Unless you are a blogger yourself, you might not be aware that there are a ton of other great Dad Blogs out there besides this one.  It's true, and today I would like to introduce you to one such Dad Blog, it's called Dashing Dad, is authored by my blogging buddy Brian, and I enjoy it quite a bit.

Brian is a is a Stay at Home Dad, who is also a runner, thus the title.  As it turns out, we have a lot more than blogging in common as his kids are a boy and a girl who are the same ages as Lukas and Annabelle, plus we both grew up on farms.  I would be downright scary if it weren't for the running thing.  Sadly, I don't run.

Brian often blogs about his running (and walking), such as in this recent post - where he assures his readers that there is no shame is walking during a race pointing out the the best of runners do this all the time.

I'm definitely going to keep that in mind the next time I am chasing one of the kids down the sidewalk.

His posts aren't just about running though, as I have also read a recent post of his where he replaced a leaky sink, giving a pretty detailed step by step.  I am book marking that one for future reference since, as I explain  in one of my recent posts, I will eventually need the advice.

Of course, Brian wouldn't be a Dad Blogger if he didn't also blog about parenting and his kids.  I especially liked this recent post he wrote about his goals for 2014 as a Stay at Home Dad (notice he didn't call them resolutions).  Reading through his archives, it's clear that he is a dedicated and loving father.

Dashing Dad is a very entertaining site that I highly recommend you check out the next time you are craving more content from a dedicated dad and talented writer who loves his kids.  The world will never have enough of these.

You may ask why I am deviating from my normal content to tell you about Dashing Dad.  As it turns out, there is a story behind that.  There's always a story.

As I mentioned, Brian, Dashing Dad, is blogger.  But what I haven't mentioned is that he is also a New Orleans Saints fan. (Let's all pause for a moment of silence for his favorite team, who will be spending this coming Sunday on their couches....watching my Seattle Seahawks put a whooping on the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL's NFC title game before advancing to Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2nd. At least that's what I'm hoping for.)

Fellow Seattle Dad Blogger Daniel over at Post Post Modern Dad (another great Dad Blog) and I had this wager going with Dashing Dad over who would win the Saints vs Seahawks game.  Yes, Seattle won, but Daniel agreed to wager against the spread (I know!), which had Seattle winning by 10 points.  And since they only won by 8 points, technically we lost.

But Brian, being a true gentleman agreed that since his team lost, he would also write about both our blogs as well.   I will share the link once he has it published. And everybody wins!

Well, except the Saints.


Slamdunk said...

Thanks for the tip. I'll check Brian's place out.

Post Post Modern Dad said...

Dammit James, stop writing better than me.

Dashing Dad said...

Thanks for the kind words and showing me how a blog is supposed to be written.

So This is Fatherhood said...

I will definitely be rooting for the Seahawks the rest of the way since my team (Bengals) played like idiots and lost.
- Matt