There is a certain wisdom found in children somewhere between their unflinching faith and their brutal honesty. Sitting on the floor with my two boys my oldest exclaims, “Dad, your the best.” That’s not necessarily the wisdom part– stay with me. Since his mom was gone for the evening he […]
On the day of the birth Grandma and Grandpa were bringing the boys by the hospital to see the latest addition to […]
The pages of my Moleskine are quickly running out so I need to download a few pages before I retire it to the shelf and move onto a new one.
This past August we were looking for a minivan since we were upgrading the […]
The rabbit hole I have recently found myself in is the world of the Pioneer Woman. If you haven’t heard of the Pioneer Woman, then I would question your knowledge of the internet itself. I have been enjoying her recipes, which my wife cooks to great success, for quite awhile now. My waistline can […]
I remember first learning the word sabbatical in 1991, the year Bill Watterson went on one. I still miss Calvin and Hobbes, and I really haven’t looked at a Sunday comic since its farewell in 1995. I respect Bill Watterson’s stance (which is why you don’t see a Calvin and Hobbes picture attached […]
What has consumed much of my efforts the past few months, resulting in the lack of new posts? The new Iowa State Basketball Practice Facility. The coaches moved in at the end of last week, and the courts are already seeing some action. It has been awesome to have helped design, and help build this […]
If anything he is honest:
Me: What did you do today?
Gabe: Um, umm… I tried to make Mom go nuts.
Gabe has been known to encourage others in their pursuits… as though he were Jillian from The Biggest Loser:
Gabe: Man-UP Grandma!
Gabe yelling down the stairs from his bed as I […]
On 3M’s website for their wonderful product Super 77 they state:
If you can think it up, 3M™ Super 77™ Multipurpose Adhesive can probably glue it down. It’s like “can do” in a can: a strong-bonding, fast-drying glue that you just spray on.
I confess I may have thought […]