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Adam Gertsacov
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My Wife Has Left Us.*
* Please note the asterisk on the title. The bad news is my wife has left us*. The good news is it is for only 3 weeks! Although we have had our share of marital discord, fortunately, we are not at that state of permanent leaving. (At least I hope not!)   M...

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The Amazing Garden started by Brenae Brown at Dad 2.0
I usually write a roundup post at the end of Dad 2.0, but I had an insight today that couldn't wait. Four years ago, Brenae Brown came to Dad 2.0 and talked about vulnerability and shame.  (For those that weren't there, or haven't encountered Brenae Brown, ...

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Dad 2.0- San Diego
Just some of the great sponsors of Dad 2.0 I just arrived in San Diego for the 6th annual Dad 2.0 Summit.  I've written about this event a number of times before SEE THOSE HERE.   It's a conference for dads who write and blog. The first event was a fantasti...

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Disneyworld: The Four Park Challenge
We are in Disney World for a few days, as it is my wife and my son's happy place, and a place that I really really like.  We became DVC members last year, which means we will be vacationing at the Most Magical Place On Earth for years to come. We've got som...

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The Steve Goodman Post Office
Steve Goodman was a Chicago music legend--singer/songwriter on par with Randy Newman, Cat Stevens, and that ilk.  He wrote a number of amazing songs, including "City of New Orleans"  He also wrote the song that the Cubs sing "Go Cubs Go."  as well as "The D...

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I thought this was important enough to share. 20 lessons to resist fascism from author Timothy Snyder.

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Protect your family and our society: 20 ways to resist fascism
While I try not to get into politics too much on this blog, I thought this was important enough to write a post about it. Timothy Snyder, the author of Black Earth: The Holocaust As History and Warning , posted this essay  on his facebook page a while back....

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Chicago Puppet Fest for the Next 10 days
For the next 10 days, local, national, and international puppet companies are descending on Chicago to partake in the second biannual Chicago International Puppet Theatre Festival.  There are over 20 venues, over 50 performances, a symposium, a neighborhood...

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Featured dad of the week is Me!
I'm the featured dad on the Chicago Dad's Blog http://citydadsgroup.com/chicago/2017/01/12/featured-dad-adam-gertsacov/ Click the above link to read a short 5 question interview with me for the blog. My fifteen minutes are just about over, I think.

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The Year in Review: Downs and Ups
So I thought I'd take a little minute of self-reflection of the blog and of the year. This has been a good year, but a hard year.  There have been more downs than ups. I do a lot of things in the year.  I am the main caregiver to my son, I write this blog a...
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