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Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Ha! That’s it.

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Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Snow Day 3

Friday, December 20th, 2013

The saga is complete. Snow Day comes to a close. Our only regret is that we didn’t have the video camera when the family was sledding in the front yard.

Snow Day part 2

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

The kids love the snow. I hope that they can look back on these videos one day and understand how much fun we had.

Snow Day

Friday, December 13th, 2013

We spent Thanksgiving with family at Grammy and Grandpa’s this year. The kids had a good time with their cousins, as you will shortly see. Snow was a big hit on this trip, as Dane had briefly experienced it before, but had never fully appreciated the entertainment aspects of this new white toy.

We got outside and walked around in the snow every day of our trip, luckily enjoying temps in the mid to high 30’s, with sun, no wind, and no additional precipitation. The kids, as always, were silly.

Funny Clips

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Mommy gets all of the funny clips. She’s smart and has her cell phone on the ready, capturing the hijinks, documenting the crazy. The kids are in a phase where a camera is needed 24-7 to document the hilarity. There is never a dull moment, the laughs keep on coming, and other cliches. In reality, I really do wish I had a camera rolling at all times, as you never know when you are going to miss the funny.


Thursday, November 21st, 2013

The boys like to play!


Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

It was a week of festivities ranging from boo at the zoo, to pumpkin carving, to Halloween fun. Dane enjoyed trick or treating, after a trip to the local community center for fun and games with a spooky twist. Both boys loved it! Dane laughed happily at The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown. Good times.

Summer Recaps

Saturday, November 9th, 2013


Sunday, October 20th, 2013

So I’m trying to get Dane to take his nap. This is the second intrusion from a parental unit, as he was walking circles around his bed, and just wouldn’t go to sleep. In his defense, he did have to pee-pee, on the potty of course. (Note to self; Don’t take children to Toys R Us to look for toys from Santa and for Christmas.)

Our conversation went something like this:
Dane “Santa is coming with Kevin and Belle after your nap.”
Daddy “Christmas isn’t until December. That’s in a few months.”
Dane “You’ve been a good boy!”
Daddy “Yes Dane, you’ve been a good boy, but Santa comes for Christmas, so you have to make good choices until then.”
Dane “Dane’s going to be a good boy and get Kevin and Belle from Santa after your nap.”

At this point, acceptance just set in, and a battle was picked, not this one.

To frame the encounter, Dane had exclaimed, for the entire hour or so that we were in Toys R Us, “I want Kevin and Belle”. He literally said this 50 times plus. Patience, intestinal fortitude, grit, all traits that somehow are super-infused into parents upon the birth-date of their children. How does ole’ Yahweh do it?

In addition to the previous hi-jinx, Dane’s crawling over me in the bed, as I’m trying to get him to nap. He gets to the bottom of the bed and is laying on my legs to exclaim:
Dane “What are you doing to me?”
Daddy “What’s the matter Dane?”
Dane “What are you doing to me? What are you doing to me? What are you doing to me?
Daddy “Get up here and take your nap or Santa won’t check your list as a good boy.”
Dane “Don’t turn that page. Don’t turn the page.”
Daddy Hysterical laughing under my breath that eventually turn to tears after his next line. You know it…
Dane “There’s a monster at the end of the book Daddy!”

Here I am trying to get the kid to take his nap, and I’m crying in his bead laughing hysterically. Needless to say, I’m watching him roll around on the monitor as I type this. Life is good!!!