The Best Podcasts on My Commute List

best podcasts on my commute list

Zig Ziglar referred to it as Automobile University, the practice of using your car as a chance to learn by listening to books on CD rather than music radio. With a 30-minute commute one-way, that is roughly 60 minutes of taking in new information Monday through Friday. Years ago, I got into listening to podcasts … Read more

FTQA 064 – AshleyMadison, Surviving Infidelity After the Affair

FTQA 064 - AshleyMadison, Surviving Infidelity After the Affair

Download this episode (right click and save) With 29 million customers, the recent hack of the ashleymadison.com database has brought pain to married couples around the world. In this episode, Olivia and Jerry have a husband-wife discussion on the following: The end-of-summer blues for Olivia What did Jerry mumble behind Olivia’s back before recording this … Read more

FTQA 063 – Why Do You Volunteer in Church?

Why Do You Volunteer at Church?

Download this episode (right click and save) We went a retro with the intro and outro music on this episode bringing an older song out of retirement for Episode 63. In this episode, Jerry and Jacob have a father-son talk about the following: (1:70) Cross Country running (3:03) Walk to Emmaus; Coastal Bend Walk to … Read more

Use Your Turn Signals: 8 Areas in Relationships When You Should Communicate Your Lane Changes

Use Your Turn Signals: 8 Areas in Relationships When You Should Communicate Your Lane Changes

Driving home along the Crosstown Expressway in Corpus Christi requires a few lane changes. I use my turn signal a second or two before I look over my shoulder letting others know what I plan to do, check my mirrors, check my blindspot, and if it all looks clear, I make my lane change. However, as … Read more

FTQA 062 – Fly Me to the Moon

fly me to the moon

In this episode, Olivia and I have a husband-wife talk about the following: How busy summer has been for us in 2015 Feeling like a family taxi service to our children Who won drawing for the book Dates on a Dime How to get a copy of Coffee Dates for Couples from us Where to send … Read more

FTQA 061 – SPOILER ALERT! Father-Daughter Talk About Pixar’s Inside Out, Bing Bong, and Emma’s Core Memories

Pixar's Inside Out, Walt Disney World, Wine and Garden Festival

SPOILER ALERT! Our family recently watched Pixar’s Inside Out at the movies. It was a tear-jerker for three of the four Dugans. We’ll get Jacob to cry at a movie one day…one day. Naturally, Emma and I talked in this episode about Bing Bong, get choked up, and straight up cried as we discussed growing … Read more

FTQA 060 – Dedicationally! What I Think of My Son’s Friends, Plus a Message to Loveless Marriage and Divorced Dads

Divorced Dads - Advice

In this episode, Jacob and I have a father-son discussion about what I think about his friends, how his life is different and similar to his friends, and somehow I find myself on a soapbox about what men should really do about their loveless marriage as well as provide advice for divorced dads. Download this … Read more

Weekend to Remember Wrap Up

Weekend to Remember, 2015, Corpus Christi

“It truly helped us reconnect and learn so much info about one another. Plus we’ve never been alone so we had our honeymoon 4 years later, and it was amazing! Truly a weekend to remember, and I will never forget!” Wife, married 4 years Olivia and I wrapped up another FamilyLife Weekend to Remember in … Read more

FTQA 058 – Marriage Conferences, Multiple Streams of Income, Summer, and Kids

Olivia's Journal

Olivia and I have a husband and wife discussion on the following topics: Liv’s journal and when she said I shouldn’t remove the intro script to the show Marriage conferences What do I know that people would be willing to pay money to learn? Multiple streams of income. e-Courses that are useful. What are you … Read more