Still Running

Yesterday, The Girl and my brother, Brian (or, Uncle DooJay, as she calls him), ran in the (usually annual) ROAR Run 5k to benefit our PTA. I recruited him to be her running partner because I will do everything in my power to avoid another bout of plantar fasciitis, and …

Trying Something New

This post is all about The Girl. She actually asked me to put this up on my blog, so how could I say no? 4th Grade is presenting all sorts of new extra curricular opportunities, which is very exciting. First up was Cross Country. The Girl has always loved to …

She Said Yes!

August 21, 2017 was a big day around here. First of all, it was The Girl’s first day of 4th grade. It was also my parents 50th wedding anniversary and the day of the Great American Eclipse. We didn’t get totality here, and in fact, we had a ton of …

We Fought Off Summer Brain Mush

I think as parents, we can all agree that kids spend too much time in front of screens, and it’s hard to curb them because it’s often what saves our sanity – am I right? Well, I decided to change things up this past summer. I made an executive decision …