Dem Bones, or Das Boot

Ann and I decided early on in our parenthood journey that we would be supportive of Anthony with everything he did. Whatever he wanted to try, we would let him have at least one stab at it and be behind him all the way. And so we did: tae kwon do, t-ball, violin, trumpet, and … Continue reading Dem Bones, or Das Boot

Manic Monday

Monday night was crazy. Earlier in the day, Ann had sent me a picture of my wonderful neighbor -- you already know I'm being fatuous -- standing in the street next to his car. That is, his damaged car. Turns out that another resident on our street came flying around the corner at their usual … Continue reading Manic Monday

A Summer That Won’t Suck: Las Vegas 

Good morning from Las Vegas! In this continuing series, this weekend we find ourselves in Sin City where the high was a balmy 115 degrees yesterday.  But you know, it's a "dry heat" as the joke goes. Not only that, but we also got a nice thunderstorm show. This was a screencap from a video … Continue reading A Summer That Won’t Suck: Las Vegas 

A Summer That Won’t Suck, Outing 3

Yesterday we logged just under 100 miles in our adventure down south to San Clemente. This is when we’re happy to have such a fuel-efficient little vehicle, even if Anthony is starting to have difficulty fitting in the back seat. He’s a tall kid. Today, we headed the opposite direction and hit a few places … Continue reading A Summer That Won’t Suck, Outing 3

A Summer That Won’t Suck, Outing 2

Happy Friday! It was most definitely a happy one for me since I used one of my paid Summer Days to extend my Father’s Day/anniversary weekend by one day. And yes, it was worth it. Today’s adventure took us someplace we had been just a month prior but because Ann wanted a pair of sandals … Continue reading A Summer That Won’t Suck, Outing 2