Archive for the 'Vacation Tales' Category

Vacation Begins – Hold On To Your Cookies

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Today is the day the kids have been looking forward to. THE FIRST DAY OF VACATION. I could have really used a few more days with them out of the house, but the school district didn’t agree. Now, to try and get things done with kids underfoot… wrapping presents is going to be difficult.  

November Zoo Day!

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

The weather was mild and partly sunny, and the kids had a day off of school (thanks to Veterans Day falling on a Sunday, which meant it was observed on Monday).¬† What do we do?¬† Go to the zoo! Us and about half the preschool population of Seattle, I’d say. Ever since a class field […]

Labor Day Weekend Means PAX

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

It’s that time of year again… when the Webmaster and Ane indulge their inner gamer geekiness and go to PAX West for a couple of days. Ane is thankful that the pool is closed for Labor Day, so she could stay out late on Sunday. But her coach did schedule a “dry land” practice at […]


Monday, August 20th, 2018

This happened. Ane received the shock of her summer on Friday morning when, while she was still in bed, I told her that she had company… and Lisa walked in. Her yelp of “HOLY CRAP!” was so loud that Tad came running. Later that day, she said to me, “If I had seen your blog, […]