Family

Luck be a Lady: Atlantic City!

Growing up, I remember my mom taking the trip to Atlantic City, NJ (AC) several times a year. She and her group of friends would either drive or catch a bus to enjoy a short [...]

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Thanks Mel Man!

Though I have gotten away from writing Thank You notes on the blog, it is certainly something that I have not forgotten about. Today I am thanking someone who in about three short years has [...]

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More Than Just a Game

When I look at a deck of cards, I see so much more than just 52 laminated, pre-cut pieces of paper. They are the souvenir that I almost always bring back for myself when I [...]

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From left to right: Leonard, Jarrod, Our father, and Troy

The Harden Men Reunite (Part 2)

On the morning of July 2, 2011, my father called Leonard and Troy, my two brothers, and me to confirm that he would be coming to New Jersey later that day. It would mark the [...]

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The Harden Men Reunite (Part 1)

My two brothers, Leonard and Troy, are 10 months apart in age. That created a very different experience for them than I had being 11 years younger. I was the Rudy Huxtable of the group, [...]

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