Category Archives: The Family

Posts that stand for the entire family.

“May I have some more?”

Last month Eli was recognized as a “Wonderful Wildcat”. It is a designation bestowed upon students at Big Creek Elementary School for many different reasons. Eli earned the title for  “exemplary behavior”. As part of the recognition Eli was invited to have … Continue reading

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V-Day 2013

This morning Kay asked “Have you gotten me a Valentine’s Day card yet?” My plan was to get a card today for her while out at lunch. (I am such a romantic.) Even then I know better than to fib about something … Continue reading

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Under-ware!

This morning Eli decided that he was going to put on his pants before having put on underwear.  When I asked him were his underpants were he replied “on the bed, are you blind?” I have had a a stressful … Continue reading

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HOUSE!! HOUSE!!! HOUSE!!!!!!! DAMNIT HOUSE!!!

Up to this last month it has been my experience that buying a house is much easier than selling one. Selling Kay and I put our house on the market about a month and a half ago. Prior to going … Continue reading

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Surprising Swim

A couple years ago I took Eli to a local swim club for swimming lessons.  In those lessons he learned how to jump into a pool, float on his back, and perform a basic “head in the water” stroke. Up … Continue reading

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Changes

I haven’t posted much lately due to our site being hacked. WTF?! Come on hackers, there are sites out there that get FAR more traffic than ours! Move on to them, and hack away! Whew! I’m glad I got that … Continue reading

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It’s the Simple Things

I try very hard to make sure my family has a home cooked meal for dinner. When I was growing up, if it didn’t come from a can, box or some other processed, pre-packaged method, then we rarely got it. … Continue reading

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Epic Weekend is Epic!

Had a crazy weekend. Described in my favorite format. Squash tournament Friday/Saturday Learned how to referee a game (“Love”, not “zero”. “Hand out” not “choice”.) Lost the first game of the night.  I was not at my best. Won the … Continue reading

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Visiting Dad

Kay, Eli, and I visited the Jones family plot at Forest Hills Cemetery in Morganton, NC. Continue reading

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Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah

The title of this post is the response I got from my almost (but not guaranteed to make it to) five year old for the question “What did I just ask you to do?”. Eli and I were tasked with getting the … Continue reading

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