Stool Starter

Stool Starter

The Pits: None. The Peaks: Short workday because of the holiday. I came home and got started on the stools for our porch.

The Vanishing Pigskin

The Vanishing Pigskin

The Pits: Somehow, through an elaborate series of events, the boys lost a football. It simply vanished. We went on a walk around the house and down the street, looking in places I’m sure it’d gone. We couldn’t find it. It was just plain gone. The Peaks: I had dinner on the porch then played… Read more »

The Dumb Caveman

The Dumb Caveman

The Pits: Started a big project at work trying to merge two WordPress sites. The Peaks: Traci had to take her Pilot to Tire Discounters to get a front bearing replaced. The boys and I dropped her off to pick up her car, then went to the park to throw football. It didn’t take long… Read more »

Last Full Day

Last Full Day

The Pits: Kind of a blah day at work. The Peaks: Today was the last full day of school for the boys. They go tomorrow for a half day, for some reason. We let them stay up late tonight to watch the Preds beat the Ducks.

A Peak Visitor and an Extraction

A Peak Visitor and an Extraction

The Pits: The boys getting sent to bed early because they couldn’t stop making bathroom jokes. The Peaks: Kim stayed the night with us, so we got to hang with her a bit this morning. Weston said her visit was the peak of his weekend. After church, I extracted a couple of dead, annoying bushes… Read more »

Playoff Day

Playoff Day

The Pits: Hot weather. The Peaks: Today was playoff day. Weston’s team played first against the Lions. It was a tough game and I didn’t get to see the last part of it because I had to go help Turner’s team get warmed up to play the Seahawks, but I did happen to see Weston’s… Read more »

Twin Spin

Twin Spin

The Pits: Lots of calls at work. The Peaks: Nice quiet dinner while the family was at flag football practice. Turner showed off his dual-spinning trick at bedtime. The boys and I worked on another list of questions to send to Khalid this morning in car line.

Field Trips, Butterflies and Ticks

Field Trips, Butterflies and Ticks

The Pits: The tour at Cheekwood was boring even for me. You can probably imagine how it went over with the kids. There’s lots of cool and interesting stuff at Cheekwood, and we got to experience 0% of it. The Peaks: I took the day off to go with Weston’s class on a field trip… Read more »