And Can We See The Pictures?

In order to give parents of younger children a glimpse into the future and what they might expect as their kid(s) get older, I posted “Hey Dad, I Have A Question (Part I)”, some questions that my 2 angels (now a 17 & 14 year old girl & boy) have asked me.  One of those questions, my favorite actually, was “Dad, why is there a video camera on a tripod in your bedroom?”

Somebody was kind enough to ask the question on my account:

What *were* you doing with the video camera and tripod in your bedroom?

Since you asked… (I’ll give you a moment to get your minds out of the gutter.)

Okay, now to disappoint you: I recently was taking part in the NHL Beard-A-Thon to show support for my team, the LA Kings, in the playoffs.  Mostly, the Beard-A-Thon raises money for charities that the teams support.  The money I raised went to support the Kings Care Foundation; a non-profit children’s charity of the Los Angeles Kings, dedicated to providing children in the Greater Los Angeles area with educational and recreational opportunities.

Oh yeah…the camera.  During the Beard-A-Thon you’re not allowed to shave your beard until your team wins the Stanley Cup, or they’re eliminated from the playoffs.  When the Kings were eliminated — sigh — I went to shave, but I decided to take a video of me shaving it off so that I could show some friends the before and after with the beard…and I was bored.

That’s it.  Nothing spectacular.  Just me making a semi-amusing video of my beard being shaved off — actually I did it in reverse so it looked like I was putting it back on.

Sorry to disappoint you.  You may now return to your video fantasies.


About Fresh Start Dad
Early forties, divorced dad of two teenagers, surviving back in the single world. Here to share stories and any survival skills I pick-up a

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