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Danahey on the Loose at a Wedding

Danahey on the Loose at a Wedding

Best Fest Buddy Tom, his dad and I trekked to Tom’s nephew’s wedding last Sunday in Michigan City, Indiana. We all have had magnetic invitations marking the date and the event’s website stuck to our respective refrigerators since early this year to remind us.  With the unofficial rule being you can give a gift six… Continue Reading

Danahey on the Loose: Babysitting

Danahey on the Loose: Babysitting

If there’s one lesson I’ve learned while helping Best Fest Buddy Tom with babysitting his three grandchildren, it’s this: Don’t cry over spilt anything. That’s what the dog is for. A recent Saturday included a dumped bag of nachos. It has also included soiled diapers not properly secured as hazardous material. Dogs eat anything. Tom’s… Continue Reading

Danahey on the Loose: Enjoying the next-to-last weekend of summer

Danahey on the Loose: Enjoying the next-to-last weekend of summer

There won’t be a sunset past 7 p.m. in these parts again until St. Patrick’s Day 2020. Maybe that’s why so many places hold festivals the next-to-last official weekend of summer. Nobody exactly rages against the dying of the light, but plenty of folks enjoy drinking something not pumpkin spiced out of a plastic cup,… Continue Reading