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In a nutshell, this is my life right now: On Saturday night, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., I will be at a holiday party ... that my daughter is hosting!

That's right -- it's not my party. It's not my wife's party. It's my kid's party! And for 60 of her closest friends! I mean, I don't even know 60 people -- or at least 60 people who would want to hang out with me for four hours.

So, yeah, I'm jealous. There's going to be a DJ. There's going to be food. There's going to be decorations. This party should be a blast -- if you're 12 or 13 years old!

Me? I'll be the guy standing in the corner, looking stern at all the boys who want to play spin-the-bottle.

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