The $20,000 T-Shirt: Life Lessons (and Fart Stories) from the Greatest Father The World Has Ever Known

The $20,000 T-Shirt: Life Lessons (and Fart Stories) from the Greatest Father The World Has Ever Known

by Devon Weaver

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999560006
Publisher: Eighty Orchard Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 02/20/2018
Pages: 346
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Devon Weaver is a 17-year veteran of the consumer products, advertising, and entertainment industries.

When not writing advice for his kids, he is the founder and principal of Eighty Orchard Publishing and Tree Stories, a service teaching other parents how to live forever by writing their own life story.

He lives (and hides from the sun) outside of Charlotte, NC, with his wife, two kids, and his golden retriever, Max.

He invites readers to visit his website, devonispale.com, or follow him on the socials (devonispale on facebook, twitter, and instagram).

Table of Contents

Before You Dive In, Read This

XIII

Introduction

XIV

Act 1: The Go-Kart (The Early Years)

1

Who Was Charlie Weaver?

3

Ash Mountain

9

Chasing Laughs

12

Sunken Blue Real Estate

17

Coming Home Commando

20

Hide the Evidence

25

The First Time I Saw My Dad Cry

28

The Spaghetti Incident

30

Dark Glasses and a Tight Beard

34

Saving Misty

40

The Hungry Donkey

45

Chickity-Check Yo Self

49

Forgiving David Isaac

59

Adults Are Clueless

63

The Concept of Enough

68

Use Your Turn Signal

73

Wiffleball, Potato Guns, and Popsicles

80

Act 2: The Eagle Talon (The Stupid Years)

85

My First Pair

87

That Hideous Blue Sweater

91

The Taco Bell Pay Phone

96

Have You Ever Seen a Sad Person on a WaveRunner?

100

The Day I Stood Up to My Dad

103

Uncle Chuck

106

The $20,000 T-Shirt

117

Be the Crocodile

127

How You Do Anything…

137

The DMV Can Be Fun

142

The Joy of Low Expectations

147

The Small Wins Add Up

150

Courtney and Devon: The Early Years

154

Act 3: The Minivan (The “Adult” Years)

167

Don’t Seek Happiness

169

Balance Your Passions

174

Envy is a GREAT thing

179

Cubicle Island

182

Groupthink Stinks

195

Always Have a Plan B

203

Life is Gray

206

Mailbox Money

209

Own Your Labor

213

The 30-Year Test

215

The Panda Project

218

Tall, Pale, and Okay Looking

225

Seize the Day

232

Never Trust a Big Butt and a Smile

238

The Walmart Champion of the World

245

How to be Parent of the Year (Like Me)

254

4:30 AM Changed My Life

262

Hunt Antelopes, Not Mice

270

Create

290

Letting Go

302

The End of the Road

308

Acknowledgements

309

Lists

310

Underrated Items

323

Additional Resources

325

Can I Ask You for a GIANT Favor?

326

Create Your Own Book

327

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