Stacey Robinsmith is A Dad in the Burbs

72 EpisodesProduced by Stacey Robinsmith is A Dad in the Burbs

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

July 16th, 2018

In which I discussed how we manage to cool off or not cool off during the current heat wave.

Episode 71: Another Day of Exploring Fort Langley

July 15th, 2018

In which we discuss our day of exploring Fort Langley.

Episode 70: Danger! The School Drop Off Zone

July 11th, 2018

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.

Episode 69: 1600 Pandas Plus CA World Tour

July 11th, 2018

In which we discuss and marvel at the 888 pandas here at Metropolis in the Metrotown mall.

Episode 68: We Are Back From Camping

July 9th, 2018

In which we discuss our thoughts and feelings and impressions about going camping. It was a very positive experience this time. All things considered.

Episode 67: On being amongst the trees

July 5th, 2018

In which we discussed the emotional and psychological benefits of getting outside in nature and walking amongst the trees.

Episode 66: Thinking about those who have gone before us.

July 2nd, 2018

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.

Episode 65: We Went Camping and Learned an Important Lesson

July 1st, 2018

We went camping and we learned a very important lesson. We learned about what is the most important thing to bring along when camping.

Episode 64: On Why We Like to go Camping

June 30th, 2018

In which we discuss the reasons we like to go camping. Or in my case, the reasons I don’t like to go camping.

Episode 63: Lessons Learned This School Year

June 29th, 2018

A conversation with my kids about some of the things that they learned this school year.

Episode 62: On my travels to Austin Texas

June 28th, 2018

In which I discuss my foodie adventures in Austin Texas.

Episode 61: The Tesla Investment

June 21st, 2018

In which we discuss the Tesla and the future of electric cars.

Episode 60: Summer Dreams

June 20th, 2018

In which we discuss our plans for the summer vacation.

Episode 59: On the Road Movies

June 16th, 2018

In which we discuss classic on the road movies.

Episode 58: Top Three Funniest Movies

June 16th, 2018

My favourite funniest movies - my favourite comedies. And two honourable mentions.

Episode 57: My E-Bike Experience

June 13th, 2018

In which I discuss my new rad power bike - my electric bicycle.

Episode 56: Back from the Cabin

June 12th, 2018

We discuss our recent trip to the cabin.

Episode 55: RIP Anthony Bourdain

June 9th, 2018

Rest In Peace Anthony Bourdain.

Episode 54: A Couple of Days Away

June 8th, 2018

My brief explanation why I stopped podcasting for a couple days.

Episode 53: Cooking School

June 3rd, 2018

I attended a cooking school for a cooking lesson and it was very informative and fun.

Episode 52: Things I Really Appreciated as a New Father

June 1st, 2018

A quick discussion of the things that I really appreciated having as a new father.

Episode 51: Advice for New Parents on What Not to Buy

May 31st, 2018

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 …

Episode 50: Favourite Vehicles

May 30th, 2018

In which I discuss some of the vehicles I’ve owned which have great sentimental value to my life.

Episode 49: Correcting my Error

May 29th, 2018

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.

Episode 48: Thoughts on the Sporting World

May 29th, 2018

In which I comment on the hockey hot beds of Las Vegas and Tampa Bay and also the NBA finals.

Episode 47: Whatcha Eating?

May 28th, 2018

All the yummy stuff I ate this weekend. Including cauliflower “wings” and a croissant.

Episode 46: Concerts I Would Like to Attend

May 27th, 2018

Yesterday I talked about concerts that I really enjoyed. Today it’s the concerts I would’ve liked to have attended

Episode 45: Best Concerts I’ve Seen

May 26th, 2018

Just me musing about music and about some of the best concerts I’ve been to.

Episode 44: What We Learned in School

May 25th, 2018

We discussed some of the things we learned in school today. Without discussing facts.

Episode 43: Reach Out

May 24th, 2018

My thoughts on the importance of reaching out and cultivating friendships.

Episode 42: My (un)Perfect World

May 23rd, 2018

My perfect little works that isn’t so perfect.

Episode 41: Birthday Greetings

May 22nd, 2018

In which we wish happy birthday to the guy who got us started with podcasting.

Episode 40: Why We Like the Cabin

May 21st, 2018

We discuss why we like going to the family cabin.

Episode 39: the Buffet

May 19th, 2018

The pros and cons of the buffet.

Episode 38: Nothing Left in the Tank

May 18th, 2018

What do you do when the tank you rely on for “creative” stuff runs dry?

Episode 37: BC Tech Summit

May 17th, 2018

A quick talk about my trip to the BC Tech Summit and how technology is influencing every facet of our economy.

Episode 36: A Good Day in the Classroom

May 16th, 2018

Sitting in a circle talking to one another created a powerful learning opportunity.

Episode 35: Favourite Characters of Harry Potter

May 15th, 2018

We discuss our favourite characters from Harry Potter as well as the benefits of watching the movie or reading the book.

Episode 34: The Pedestrian and the Driver

May 14th, 2018

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.

Episode 33: Backroad Adventure Riding

May 13th, 2018

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.

Episode 32: Motorcycle Riding

May 12th, 2018

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!

Episode 31: What am I Doing Here

May 11th, 2018

Musing about podcasting, teaching, and teacher appreciation.

Episode 30: Mothers Day

May 10th, 2018

Whst does Mothers Day look like in your home?

Episode 29: What We Like About School

May 9th, 2018

In which we discuss what we like and don’t like about school.

Episode 28: My Favourite Foods.

May 8th, 2018

I discuss my favourite foods.

Episode 27: I Swear.

May 7th, 2018

In which my special guest and I discuss parents (me) swearing around kids.

Episode 26: Daddy Daughters Day in Fort Langley

May 6th, 2018

We discuss our day of adventures at Fort Langley.

Episode 24: Advice for a Younger Me

May 5th, 2018

What advice would you give a younger version of yourself?

Episode 24: Communication

May 4th, 2018

There's a difference between what you say and what people hear.

Episode 23: Picky Eaters

May 2nd, 2018

In which I discuss the most difficult part of parenting; getting kids to eat.

Episode 22: Death and Taxes

May 2nd, 2018

In which I discuss death and taxes.

Episode 21: No RV for Me

April 30th, 2018

Driving through the Fraser Valley I was shocked at the number of RVs I saw parked and rotting into the Earth.

Episode 20: Listening to the Earth

April 29th, 2018

I stopped everything I was doing and just sat and listened.

Episode 19: What’s for Breakfast

April 28th, 2018


Episode 18: What Makes for a Good Day?

April 27th, 2018

We discuss the factors that make one have a good day.

Episode 17: the ICBC Fix

April 26th, 2018

My ideas on how to "fix" the ICBC Dumpster Fire.

Episode 16: Do We Really Love Science?

April 25th, 2018

The popular meme about “We F-ing Love Science” got me thinking. Do we really love and respect science?

Episode 15: A Rant re 420 Festivities

April 24th, 2018

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.

Episode 14: The Laundry Basket Struggle

April 23rd, 2018

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!

Episode 13: A Special Guest Who is a Unicorn Expert

April 22nd, 2018

My first special guest on my podcast discussing world travel and unicorns.

Episode 12: Tony Conrad Inspired Bad Kid Joke

April 21st, 2018

The kids told me a “kid joke”. I thought, that’s actually funny. Then I tried to record them. That was funny. Not really.

Episode 11: Advice for Tesla

April 20th, 2018

Tesla needs some advice in order to go mainstream. And I have that advice, right here.

Episode 10: Self Driving Planes, Trains and Automobiles

April 19th, 2018

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.

Episode 9: White Privilege

April 18th, 2018

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.

Episode 8: the Steve Miller Band Concert Experience

April 18th, 2018

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.

Episode 7: the Data We Share About Ourselves

April 16th, 2018

People seem to be aghast that Facebook knows so much about them. The truth is, FB only knows what you told them!

Episode 6: My Buddy is a Pensioner

April 16th, 2018

A buddy of mine turned 55 yesterday. Another buddy started collecting his pension last fall. When did we get “old”? Are we old?

Episode 5: Kids School Lunches

April 14th, 2018

Everyday we pack our kids a lunch. Everyday they bring that lunch home and dump it into the compost bucket.

Episode 4: Where Would I Want To Live

April 14th, 2018

In which I ponder the question, if I could live anywhere in the wirld, where would that be?

Episode 3; Musing on the Windows of Opportunity

April 13th, 2018

In which I pause a think about the stages that children go through and the impact on us, their parents.

Episode 2: Don't Wash Your Jeans So Often

April 10th, 2018

It may come as a surprise to you, but you don’t need to wash your jeans so often.

A Dad in the Burbs; And So It Begins

April 7th, 2018

The historical first episode of A Dad in the Burbs podcast.
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