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Super Bowl Commentary

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

The game was good.  The commercials were mostly good.  The halftime show was boring. But the credit for the best commentary on the halftime show for the Super Bowl this year goes to Rupert, who is now 11 (I can hardly believe THAT), and, as we watched J-Lo swing her way around a pole, asked, […]



Party At The Pool!

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Before we went back to school, we got to celebrate Danny’s 17th (!!!!! really!!!!) birthday at the pool! As you might guess, this party is always a hit with my kids. Tad got to chill in the hot tub, Rerun tried out the giant slide solo for the first time, and Thumper went down the […]



Sixteen Christmases Together

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

Believe it or not, it really has been 16 years that we have been posing our kid (and later, kids) with Friend and Doc’s boys in front of a Christmas tree to celebrate together.  We’re now at the point where the kids just know this picture is going to happen, so there’s no arguing about […]



Love Is Disgusting

Monday, February 25th, 2019

This last Sunday, our dear friend Best Babysitter celebrated her wedding with a small reception at a local restaurant. This included a reciting of vows, which I didn’t know was scheduled (and then spent the time trying to keep the volume on Thumper’s iPad turned down).  The older boys, though… As Tad said: “Ewww, they’re […]