Archive for November, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving 2018

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Hello all!  I gave myself a few days off for vacation.  Anyone still reading this? (Besides my mother – hi, Mom!) This year for Thanksgiving, we made the drive to the Webmaster’s family get-together.  The kids behaved themselves fairly well (with a fair amount of iPad bribery involved), and the Webmaster enjoyed the time with […]

Trading Season

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Oh, baseball, you never fail to break hearts. The Mariners have been busy trading away some of their more well-known players – especially those well-known to the kids.  Both Tad and Rerun were deeply upset to hear that pitcher James Paxton has been traded.  Ane, who owns a Paxton jersey, actually yelled “SO MUCH FOR […]

The Resident Chef

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Ane had to cook a meal – and be graded on it by a parent, who also had to document her actually doing the cooking in photos – for her Food & Nutrition class.  She’s done this once before in this semester, but this time, she had to pick cooking techniques that she hadn’t used […]

Happy Place

Monday, November 19th, 2018

This time of year, I often get asked, “What does Thumper want for Christmas?” Other than unlimited use of an iPad or a desktop, YouTube, and wi-fi, not much. He’s pretty darn happy with his favorite YouTube videos – mostly orchestras playing soundtracks, his favorite movies’ opening and closing credits, and the 20th Century Fox […]