We celebrated Vera’s seventh birthday today. Continue reading Seven years old!
Pleasure Piering in Galveston Continue reading Galveston Pleasure Pier
Actual text: January 26, 2015 Dear mom and dad I want a kitten becs it wud be so cut and I wud col it mitis. I wud help you git a kitten. Your responsible daughter. (redacted) Oh dear…after formally giving me this letter, she brought me her piggy bank and said she would also help pay for a kitten. Continue reading Kitten Request
The marathon training program I’m doing through Fleet Feet Sports called for an easy 4-mile run today. I felt like a trail run so I headed out to Eagle Spur Trail, an out-and-back raised rail-trail through some woods down to Jordan Lake. It was a bit soggy in places due to lots of recent rain, but passable. KidRocket’s school had a half-day so I went … Continue reading Week 1 Friday Run
Beautiful day for trying out new wheels! Continue reading Scooters!
Apex, NC candy givers are a most generous lot. M & M’s and Reese’s are Vera’s favorites. Not a lousy old gumball to be seen here! I do question the pretzels and goldfish though. Not to be ungrateful, but a snack I routinely put in my kid’s lunch isn’t quite a treat. Maybe people want to participate in the giving but really aren’t thrilled with … Continue reading The haul
Isaac really wanted to be a Minecraft Creeper for Halloween. I bought a pretty cool cube-shaped mask online, but he really wanted to have a full costume including a Creeper body. I would have been happy to buy one but could not find such an item anywhere online or in stores (dangit). So I thought on it for a while and came up with a … Continue reading Minecraft Creeper costume
Packed up (mostly) for the final phase of our move to Durham! Continue reading Four days til launch
Vera received a Slurpee maker for her birthday! Continue reading Birthday Slurpees!