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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 19:52:27 +0000My 6th grader brought this home from school yesterday. “I had some time after my math test and this popped out of my head. It’s a little dark…” I’m a little confused why (and how) my 6th grader has Victorian sailor tropes popping into her head after math tests. Do not set sail, oh sailor. Beware … Continue reading Do Not Set Sail, Oh Sailor!
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 19:27:27 +0000“Alternatively, according to Clayton Swansen, a dolphin handler who worked in the Navy program between 2003 and 2005, the marine mammals are equipped with a bite plate that holds a shackle that the dolphins can use to disable an intruder. “They just hit the person in the leg and it attaches around their leg and … Continue reading The best thing I’ve ever read?
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 17:20:22 +0000My 8th-grader banged out this poem in about 15 minutes. It’s probably the best thing you will read today. Swiggity Swastical My fake hand feels plastical “But how’d you lose it?” you might wonder. It’s story time, kids, and I’m bringing the thunder. See, saving the galaxy’s my number one task I fly between planets … Continue reading Bringing the Thunder
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:36:33 +0000It’s Adrienne Day! I was looking back though my photos to find a good picture for Adrienne Day and ended up getting lost browsing through my instagram feed and smiling at all the adventures we had this past year. We had a couple big trips and lots of little hikes and family walks and sledding and tubing, and even just … Continue reading I Love You Adrienne, Happy Adrienne Day!
Sun, 15 Nov 2015 23:21:48 +0000Swedish salty licorice is the worst candy I’ve ever had by a factor of 10. It tastes like hospital disinfectant, gunpowder, and the tears of chimney sweeps. It’s flavored with ammonium chloride. Read this and tell me if this is a food stuff: “The mineral is commonly formed on burning coal dumps, due to condensation of … Continue reading The Manchurian Candy
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 06:13:00 +0000It’s Adrienne Day! No, we aren’t having another kid! This is just one of my very favorite pictures of us even though it is super grainy and not terribly flattering. I was thinking about all the things I love about Adrienne and this moment popped into my head. I feel like this picture is REALLY … Continue reading I Love You Adrienne, Happy Adrienne Day!
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Sat, 08 Feb 2014 09:15:48 +0000It’s Adrienne Day! The summer before Adrienne and I got engaged I was working coaching volleyball camps. I would drive or fly out to some crazy little town and spend most of the week coaching high school girls and then come home on the weekends. I ended up in some interesting places, Truth or Consequences, … Continue reading I Love You Adrienne, Happy Adrienne Day!
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 22:47:11 +0000The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so; but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson