Stacey Robinsmith is A Dad in the Burbs

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By Stacey Robinsmith
A dad in the burbs who muses and ponders life. And some other stuff. Occasional attempts at humour.
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Episode 72: How to Cool Off During a Heatwave
In which I discussed how we manage to cool off or not cool off during the current heat wave.
July 16, 2018
Episode 71: Another Day of Exploring Fort Langley
In which we discuss our day of exploring Fort Langley.
July 15, 2018
Episode 70: Danger! The School Drop Off Zone
We live podcast the chaos of the school drop off zone. A place where the laws of physics and the laws of the road do not apply.
July 11, 2018
Episode 69: 1600 Pandas Plus CA World Tour
In which we discuss and marvel at the 888 pandas here at Metropolis in the Metrotown mall.
July 11, 2018
Episode 68: We Are Back From Camping
In which we discuss our thoughts and feelings and impressions about going camping. It was a very positive experience this time. All things considered.
July 9, 2018
Episode 67: On being amongst the trees
In which we discussed the emotional and psychological benefits of getting outside in nature and walking amongst the trees.
July 5, 2018
Episode 66: Thinking about those who have gone before us.
In which we think about those who’ve gone before us and try to piece together what their lives were like through the clues of the architecture that they have left behind.
July 2, 2018
Episode 65: We Went Camping and Learned an Important Lesson
We went camping and we learned a very important lesson. We learned about what is the most important thing to bring along when camping.
July 1, 2018
Episode 64: On Why We Like to go Camping
In which we discuss the reasons we like to go camping. Or in my case, the reasons I don’t like to go camping.
June 30, 2018
Episode 63: Lessons Learned This School Year
A conversation with my kids about some of the things that they learned this school year.
June 29, 2018
Episode 62: On my travels to Austin Texas
In which I discuss my foodie adventures in Austin Texas.
June 28, 2018
Episode 61: The Tesla Investment
In which we discuss the Tesla and the future of electric cars.
June 21, 2018
Episode 60: Summer Dreams
In which we discuss our plans for the summer vacation.
June 20, 2018
Episode 59: On the Road Movies
In which we discuss classic on the road movies.
June 16, 2018
Episode 58: Top Three Funniest Movies
My favourite funniest movies - my favourite comedies. And two honourable mentions.
June 16, 2018
Episode 57: My E-Bike Experience
In which I discuss my new rad power bike - my electric bicycle.
June 13, 2018
Episode 56: Back from the Cabin
We discuss our recent trip to the cabin.
June 12, 2018
Episode 55: RIP Anthony Bourdain
Rest In Peace Anthony Bourdain.
June 9, 2018
Episode 54: A Couple of Days Away
My brief explanation why I stopped podcasting for a couple days.
June 8, 2018
Episode 53: Cooking School
I attended a cooking school for a cooking lesson and it was very informative and fun.
June 3, 2018
Episode 52: Things I Really Appreciated as a New Father
A quick discussion of the things that I really appreciated having as a new father.
June 1, 2018
Episode 51: Advice for New Parents on What Not to Buy
There’s so many things that society makes you think you need to buy as a new parent. I cut through the bologna and here are three things that you should not ever buy.
May 31, 2018
Episode 50: Favourite Vehicles
In which I discuss some of the vehicles I’ve owned which have great sentimental value to my life.
May 30, 2018
Episode 49: Correcting my Error
Yesterday I talked about the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Las Vegas Golden Knights being in the Stanley Cup finals. Today I correct my error.
May 29, 2018
Episode 48: Thoughts on the Sporting World
In which I comment on the hockey hot beds of Las Vegas and Tampa Bay and also the NBA finals.
May 29, 2018
Episode 47: Whatcha Eating?
All the yummy stuff I ate this weekend. Including cauliflower “wings” and a croissant.
May 28, 2018
Episode 46: Concerts I Would Like to Attend
Yesterday I talked about concerts that I really enjoyed. Today it’s the concerts I would’ve liked to have attended
May 27, 2018
Episode 45: Best Concerts I’ve Seen
Just me musing about music and about some of the best concerts I’ve been to.
May 26, 2018
Episode 44: What We Learned in School
We discussed some of the things we learned in school today. Without discussing facts.
May 25, 2018
Episode 43: Reach Out
My thoughts on the importance of reaching out and cultivating friendships.
May 24, 2018
Episode 42: My (un)Perfect World
My perfect little works that isn’t so perfect.
May 23, 2018
Episode 41: Birthday Greetings
In which we wish happy birthday to the guy who got us started with podcasting.
May 22, 2018
Episode 40: Why We Like the Cabin
We discuss why we like going to the family cabin.
May 21, 2018
Episode 39: the Buffet
The pros and cons of the buffet.
May 19, 2018
Episode 38: Nothing Left in the Tank
What do you do when the tank you rely on for “creative” stuff runs dry?
May 18, 2018
Episode 37: BC Tech Summit
A quick talk about my trip to the BC Tech Summit and how technology is influencing every facet of our economy.
May 17, 2018
Episode 36: A Good Day in the Classroom
Sitting in a circle talking to one another created a powerful learning opportunity.
May 16, 2018
Episode 35: Favourite Characters of Harry Potter
We discuss our favourite characters from Harry Potter as well as the benefits of watching the movie or reading the book.
May 15, 2018
Episode 34: The Pedestrian and the Driver
In which I rant about pedestrians who don’t even give a cursory look to the left or the right before stepping onto the street.
May 14, 2018
Episode 33: Backroad Adventure Riding
My buddy and I took off up into the mountains for a motorcycle ride. I learned that it is better to roll on the throttle than it is to hesitate.
May 13, 2018
Episode 32: Motorcycle Riding
Riding a motorcycle is my metaphor for life today. You need to know when to open up the throttle, and when to make a hard turn. Motorcycles!
May 12, 2018
Episode 31: What am I Doing Here
Musing about podcasting, teaching, and teacher appreciation.
May 11, 2018
Episode 30: Mothers Day
Whst does Mothers Day look like in your home?
May 10, 2018
Episode 29: What We Like About School
In which we discuss what we like and don’t like about school.
May 9, 2018
Episode 28: My Favourite Foods.
I discuss my favourite foods.
May 8, 2018
Episode 27: I Swear.
In which my special guest and I discuss parents (me) swearing around kids.
May 7, 2018
Episode 26: Daddy Daughters Day in Fort Langley
We discuss our day of adventures at Fort Langley.
May 6, 2018
Episode 24: Advice for a Younger Me
What advice would you give a younger version of yourself?
May 5, 2018
Episode 24: Communication
There's a difference between what you say and what people hear.
May 4, 2018
Episode 23: Picky Eaters
In which I discuss the most difficult part of parenting; getting kids to eat.
May 2, 2018
Episode 22: Death and Taxes
In which I discuss death and taxes.
May 2, 2018
Episode 21: No RV for Me
Driving through the Fraser Valley I was shocked at the number of RVs I saw parked and rotting into the Earth.
April 30, 2018
Episode 20: Listening to the Earth
I stopped everything I was doing and just sat and listened.
April 29, 2018
Episode 18: What Makes for a Good Day?
We discuss the factors that make one have a good day.
April 27, 2018
Episode 17: the ICBC Fix
My ideas on how to "fix" the ICBC Dumpster Fire.
April 26, 2018
Episode 16: Do We Really Love Science?
The popular meme about “We F-ing Love Science” got me thinking. Do we really love and respect science?
April 25, 2018
Episode 15: A Rant re 420 Festivities
April 20th is "420". The day a "festival" is held for people who want celebrate smoking dope. My thoughts on this event are not all positive.
April 24, 2018
Episode 14: The Laundry Basket Struggle
When you hear someone say, "When I was a young fella" you usually prepare for an "old man shaking fist" rant. Yeah, that applies to this podcast!
April 23, 2018
Episode 13: A Special Guest Who is a Unicorn Expert
My first special guest on my podcast discussing world travel and unicorns.
April 22, 2018
Episode 12: Tony Conrad Inspired Bad Kid Joke
The kids told me a “kid joke”. I thought, that’s actually funny. Then I tried to record them. That was funny. Not really.
April 21, 2018
Episode 11: Advice for Tesla
Tesla needs some advice in order to go mainstream. And I have that advice, right here.
April 20, 2018
Episode 10: Self Driving Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Tesla had an unfortunate incident with a self driving car. You may not realize, there are self driving vehicles safely operating all over the world.
April 19, 2018
Episode 9: White Privilege
There was an ugly incident in a Starbucks recently. Putting aside the ugliness of what happened, you can see a perfect example of "white privilege" in action.
April 18, 2018
Episode 8: the Steve Miller Band Concert Experience
I attended the Peter Frampton and Steve Miller Band concert. My thoughts on the show and a funny memory about a friend seeing Aerosmith perform live.
April 18, 2018
Episode 7: the Data We Share About Ourselves
People seem to be aghast that Facebook knows so much about them. The truth is, FB only knows what you told them!
April 16, 2018
Episode 6: My Buddy is a Pensioner
A buddy of mine turned 55 yesterday. Another buddy started collecting his pension last fall. When did we get “old”? Are we old?
April 16, 2018
Episode 5: Kids School Lunches
Everyday we pack our kids a lunch. Everyday they bring that lunch home and dump it into the compost bucket.
April 14, 2018
Episode 4: Where Would I Want To Live
In which I ponder the question, if I could live anywhere in the wirld, where would that be?
April 14, 2018
Episode 3; Musing on the Windows of Opportunity
In which I pause a think about the stages that children go through and the impact on us, their parents.
April 13, 2018
Episode 2: Don't Wash Your Jeans So Often
It may come as a surprise to you, but you don’t need to wash your jeans so often.
April 10, 2018
A Dad in the Burbs; And So It Begins
The historical first episode of A Dad in the Burbs podcast.
April 7, 2018
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