What to post?

I keep thinking lately that I should blog about something, but there just isn’t much to say lately. The boys are still funny and smart and fun, and I’m sure they’ve done things worth writing down, except that any time I sit down to write, I can’t think of specifics. Our good friends who lived […]

Gripping, not Good

First off, I knew it had been a while since I’d blogged, but I didn’t know it was over two months. I don’t think I’ve ever been that much of a blog-slacker before. The good news is that I haven’t been blogging because I’ve been doing some freelance editing and have started writing in my […]

Yard Work

One of the perks of living in the basement of a home in a residential neighborhood is that we get to share a good-sized yard with our upstairs neighbors. This also means that we have a yard to care for, which is something I’ve never done before. Growing up, I couldn’t care less about gardening […]

Family Reunion

My Grampy recently turned 80 years old, and to celebrate, he wanted to have the family get together in the mountains for a camping trip. I hope I’m up for camping by my 80th birthday someday! Anyway, we had a great time, including swimming at a hot springs pool, feeding fish at a fish hatchery, […]

A Day for Disasters

The toilet overflowed this morning. Then, when Jonathon was in the shower, I noticed that the carpet next to the utility closet (furnace and two water heaters) looked damp. It was. I opened the doors to the closet and found an inch of warm water. I told Jonathon to get out of the shower, and […]