Today was a an extremely rare day. Michelle had errands to run with her brother. He is hosting Christmas morning at his house and needed the stuff that Michelle is going to make for breakfast, Yep, we will be at his house, but if we want a yummy breakfast, it better be Michelle cooking.
Afterwards she went to mom’s to help with the wrapping of presents. Then she got to have some fun, and spend the afternoon with one of her best friends having a snack, drinking good wine and just chatting.
I had the house to myself and nowhere I needed to go…. Continue reading
It is amazing how one year can suddenly be different from almost every year prior. Here we are, the week before christmas week, kids are getting ready to go on Christmas Break from school, and for the last five years at this time, I was mad as hell.
Why you ask? Well I’ll tell you…. Continue reading
There was a time, way back in the way back days (ok maybe 10 years ago or so, I was a runner. I did 5, 10, and 12Ks on a regular basis, and once (ONLY once) I ran a half marathon (13.1 miles)
I ran well enough to complete my one and only Half a thon, 13.1 miles in just over 2 hours!
A week after this picture was taken I had a hernia operation and never got bad into running shape. Today proved that to me a bit! Continue reading
Ladies and gents you have heard me say many things about my wife Michelle. She is a great wife, the perfect mum for the boys, a loving daughter and sister (though lord knows these two can be challenging) the best friend and, bar none, the owner of the biggest heart I’ve ever met. She is simply a giver, and does everything in her power to make others happy.
So last week when her best friend called and said “Michelle I need your help!” she was on it! Continue reading
Any one who has ever spent time in Seattle, especially as Fall slides into Winter (Winter is Coming!) would be willing to bet that on any given day, it would be raining.
Yesterday they would have been correct! Continue reading
It happens every year, about this same time. The evilness invades the office….
It starts sneaking up around Halloween, when there are bowls full of candy all over just prior to the big night, and then overflowing the day after. All that candy that wasn’t handed out has to go somewhere, and it ends up at work.
But then, sometime after Thanksgiving and before the Holly Jolly Holiday, the ultimate example of the darkside appears, sometimes, like today, out of the blue. Yes, you all know of what I speak, the Office Holiday Pot Luck!! <shiver> Continue reading