The Puzzle Man

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Every year at Christmas, my dad gets puzzles.  Lots of puzzles.  Then he spends a lot of time watching football bowl games and doing puzzles.  I think by doing puzzles he justifies it as not just v... Read More

A Day In Cove

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We spent the day today sledding, making dinner, watching football, and enjoying my parents.  Enjoy the slideshow! [slideshow] ... Read More

Wild Animal Kingdom

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Emma and Reagan’s Room is finally completely done!  My parents came over a week ago and installed the window seat and cushion, and as a surprise to the girls, zebra striped curtains and valance... Read More

Cupcake Eating Etiquette

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Does not exist in my dad’s world.  One of his goals in life is to teach each of his grand kids how to eat a full-sized cupcake in one bite.  This past weekend was no exception. Katelyn is not ... Read More

Burr vs. Reagan

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I have never given a second thought to which of their parents my kids resemble the most.  At this moment in time if Emma were transported back in time 20 years, she could easily pass for me.  Harley... Read More

This Day In History (May 5)

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May 5 is a significant day for many reasons. Carnegie hall held its very first concert with Tchaikovsky as the guest conductor,  Napoleon died while in exile, Christopher Columbus landed on and clai... Read More

Four Versions of Spring Break

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The four girlies in our family went four separate directions this year for Spring Break.  Reagan spent the week with her friend, Emma, at the Coast.  They had a FABULOUS time, and Reagan hasn’... Read More

All She Wants . . .

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for Christmas is her two front teeth . . . Reagan’s front two upper teeth have been loose off and on for over a month.  They would get loose then stiffen up again and they repeated the process... Read More

Unique Solutions

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When you are living in a camp trailer full-time you need a continuous supply of water and electricity.  The electricity is hooked up through our temporary meter.  The water . . . well, that’s ... Read More

Whirlwind Week!

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Last week (nearly two weeks ago now), we poured footings, stem walls, and had the temporary power hooked up.  Last weekend and throughout the week we worked our butts off putting on the sill plate,... Read More