I'm a (gay) husband, a dad, adoption advocate, Texan, founder of two businesses (PR firm Cooper Smith Agency & online mag He Said Magazine), wannabe comedian/Martha Stewart and just generally a mess who drinks and cusses too much. Read More
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22 hours agoby imcoopedupIn a world with no moisturizer, plastic surgeons or mirrors... #faceapp
2 days agoby imcoopedupIt’s #PrimeDay , y’all! I’m sharing my favorite finds (so far!) in my stories and on CoopedUp.com. It’s a running list, so keep checking back. @amazon
1 week agoby imcoopedupDads headed home from vacation, no kids in tow. They’re enjoying a week of Camp Nina in Pasadena.
1 week agoby imcoopedupThis place is one of the most beautiful in Southern California! I especially love the Japanese gardens.
2 weeks agoby imcoopedupThe older I get, the less I care about gender norms. Today while touring the 17-Mile Drive in Pebble Beach, I was wearing a large cashmere scarf/shawl wrapped around my shoulders to stay warm. The looks I was getting from Red State tourists was so delicious. There was a college-aged boy with an Iowa t-shirt who could not stop staring...and not in the gay bashing sort of way. Maybe I helped him find a spark inside himself.
2 weeks agoby imcoopedupKeeping an eye out for whales!
3 weeks agoby imcoopedupThis place! Wow! So charming and the hospitality is off the charts fabulous. Not to mention the view from our room. Currently in rocking chairs on the front porch with my glass and my guy.
1 month agoby imcoopedupThe night before Claire made us dads, we were with our longtime fabulous friend @chefblythebeck . It only seemed fitting to spend the night before our 10th Father’s Day with her at @pinkmagdallas .
2 months agoby imcoopedupYou never realize how weird you are until you have a kid who acts just like you.
2 months agoby imcoopedupToday, I’ve cut down a 30-foot tree with a chain saw (I drunkenly bought on QVC) and celebrated the 30th anniversary of Steel Magnolias. If that’s not a modern man, I don’t know what is!