Breaker 1-9

Back in November, both kids had a sudden urge to start riding their bikes a ton. I say sudden because it felt really strange. They’d both learned to ride bikes years ago, but due to a horribly negligent father «ahem» that hadn’t fixed some flat tires, they hadn’t ridden in at least a year and […]

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Brosius

aka “Lil’ Bro” Well… after considering it for a little more than a year, with Martha’s health at a better place than it’s been in years and seeming pretty stable, there’s one less dog at Pima Animal Care Center. Brosius is a two-year-old Border Terrier that our family fell in love with last Saturday. I […]

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Beginning The Black Axe

After picking up The Black Axe yesterday, the kids asked to start reading it together tonight in place of their normal reading session in their own beds. Abby was so excited when I said, “Yes,” she ran and got the other two Mouse Guard books we have – just to have them near her. I enjoy listening to […]

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Free Comic Book Day

We’re fortunate to live in a city where there were multiple stores participating in Free Comic Book Day yesterday. We managed to hit two – Heroes & Villains and Charlie’s Comics – before needing to grab lunch and triggering the ‘you just ate? you should nap’ sensation. I’d read something in a local paper about […]

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Moments

Yesterday evening, my wife pointed out our kids quietly playing Xbox together – beautifully – on the couch. I thought I could sneak over and grab a photo or two… turned into this goofiness.   I live for moments like this. (Apologies for the tiny image… had to make it small to keep the filesize […]

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