Has Anyone Ever Looked So Cool While On A Bike With Training Wheels?

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I'm so proud of my boy, but if neighborhood girls are gonna shelter him in the rain while he bikes, my lil' Caucasoid twin has absolutely no reason to learn to ride without training wheels. Damn! How'd he become this with such an awkward father?

Anyhow, there's another picture below. It's unrelated to this post but pretty damn cool. My wife took it, but I'll take a bit of credit since I paid for the annual membership to the San Diego Children's Museum (where the photo was taken) and went half on the babies.

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-Dewan Gibson

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So Proud Of My Boy For Eating All The Meat Off His Rib #RNS

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One interesting aspect of raising a multiracial family is that you can never be sure what cultural habits the children will adopt. Like, when it comes to ribs and chicken wings, my wife leaves a lot of meat on the bone. She even calls gristle "cartilage" and acts like it ain't a delicacy (provided you add hot sauce). I gnaw that bone clean for the ancestors. So you can imagine how overjoyed when my second boy, Ca$$ius, did the same. I mean, damn, his focus on cleaning that rib bone was unprecedented, even as I looked on with a concerned side-eye. Love you, son.

-Dewan Gibson

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The Short-Long Story About My Trip To Cuba

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My Cuba story was published on The Billfold. Have a gander. I have no idea what that means.

In late 2014, President Obama relaxed restrictions on Americans looking to travel to Cuba. The new rules said, in short, that you should feel free to fly to Cuba if your reason for travel fits one of 12 categories: journalism, education, religious activities, and so on. But if you want to go for a different reason, you would just say you’re going for one of the 12 approved reasons, because the government doesn’t really care enough to check.

However, there are few commercial flights from the United States to Cuba. Charter flights are available, but those are thousands of dollars and sound like something you should take if you’re over 70 or seeking to find yourself after a divorce.

I happen to live in south San Diego, just 10 minutes from Tijuana, Mexico, where you can find any vice imaginable and also daily connecting flights to Havana. My wife and I took the trip to Cuba in early March, for journalism, I guess, although I was tempted to check the “other” box on the travel affidavit and write in, “We’re long overdue for a honeymoon, and a roundtrip ticket to Havana was only $442.” (Read the rest at The Billfold.)

Also, you can find links to my other publications here. Share them joints. Appreciate it.

-Dewan Gibson

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Video: Uber Rider With Extremely Punchable Face Harasses Driver

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Man, so wrong. And his math is off. Uber drivers make less than minimum wage now that fares have been cut. But hey, if you complete 25 rides you get a $25 bonus! Yeah...anyhow, according to the Gothamist, the abuser's dad is one of city douchiest landlords. Lastly, if you're wondering what it's like to be an Uber driver who picks up crackheads, check out the story I wrote for The Billfold.

-Dewan Gibson

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Short Video From A Somewhat Legal Trip To Havana

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I just finished a short-long story about my honeymoon/"journalism" trip to Havana, Cuba. Now I just need to find someone who will buy it for pennies on the effort. Until then, here's a short video of the trip that my wife worked on alongside Google Assistant.

-Dewan Gibson

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Man Steals BMW After Trying To Buy It With Food Stamps

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The thief must have learned this move from Donald's book Trump: The Art Of The Deal. Anyhow, the Beamer is fair game as long as the man said "I'm gonna make you an offer you can't refuse" before running off with it. But what's up with the police allowing him to take what could be a #RNS Instagram picture before going to jail? From Fox 5 New York:

Authorities in Florida have arrested a man they say stole a BMW after trying to buy it with a food stamp debit card...

Deputies say Jackson was turned away at the Pompano Beach auto dealership after trying to buy the $60,000 car using his EBT card and a credit card. Deputies say they later found Jackson with the car and the keys after he ran out of gas because he didn't have money to fill the tank.

-Dewan Gibson

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Never Have I Seen A Kid So Excited For An Easter Egg Hunt

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My oldest had his preschool Easter egg hunt today and was obviously overjoyed, even more so than the kid from A Christmas Story. They also had a hold-an-egg-on-a-spoon race. And how proud was I when I saw my boy finished last because he damn well felt like finishing last.

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-Dewan Gibson

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