Day 5: Still alive

Managed to shop at IKEA just before the fall of the Canadian empire. Sweet, sweet deals on new chairs for our triage WFH setups. (Huge shoutout to one of our favorite stores, the Singing lady for B’s new office desk!) We check in on the grandparents every once in awhile. We have advised them to […]

Home Schooling

Bzzztttt…. Pop…..eeeek…. testing, testing is this thing on??? No time like Friday the 13th and a global pandemic to dust off this blog and get back to the “interwebs”. The family is alive and well and living north of the border in Canada and on this auspicious day we are coming to grips with the […]

Spring Break 2018 in Peru

The whole family (wife, and three kids 3, 6, 10) just went to Machu Picchu (MP), Peru for spring break.  We loved it!  Since many people have asked about the trip, I decided to document some suggestions and lessons learned here.  Enjoy:   Pre-Planning If you want to get into the spirit before your trip, […]

Swimmer of the Month

My mom recently cleaned house and returned a bunch of stuff to me from my childhood.  The kids have enjoyed seeing this article from when my sister and I spent all our waking hours in the pool.  I just realized this counts for my categorization of times I was mentioned in articles :)

Three Schools, Three Days

Thank you again to all the people that donated. I wanted to give you a quick update on how the trip is going.: First, it is a lil hot about 94 degrees. This is a bit harsh when you add in pollution, traffic and bugs. That said, the schools that we are visiting are quite […]

Long weekend

After a long (2) weekends of constructing 3 beds in the kids rooms as well as my son's Lego, this lil guy describes exactly how I feel :)