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The Art of Baking Cookies

A Post by Beautiful – Our boys are at an age where they are becoming exponentially more capable. They can make their own toast in the morning and bring a borrowed pan back to the neighbor’s house, they order their dinner at restaurants and can wink and say words like “dehydrated” or “dramatic” or “cattywompas” in a sentence correctly. I… Read more →

Looking back on a busy summer: The great road trip of 2012

Right after our stay at The Great Wolf Lodge we dropped the boys at my parents for Soccer camp and our first week of kidless time. The next Saturday we brought them up to Gig Harbor, along with the RV that had been living in our driveway for the last year. The boys were heading East in that RV with… Read more →

The boys have really great grandparents

During this vacation I have been getting a lot of time not being dad duty. Time spent doing not much of anything and it has been restful and fun. I have watched a bit of Little League, some PGA Championship, and of course some HGTV. I realize how lucky I am to have parents on both sides of our family… Read more →

Tom Tom’s magic RV tour

Down the gravel road from the cabin there is a lake that is mostly dried up but there is still a trickle of a river snaking it’s way through the mud. It is here that we spend most of our early afternoon time with the boys. We dam up an area close to two large boulders and try to make… Read more →