On January 1st I started a photo a day challenge and you can see my photos over at stormwp.wordpress.com. I’m not following any sort of list or recommendations but rather just taking a photo a day. Turns out that taking a photo a day is both easy and hard. Some days I see lots of […]
Things that relate more to me than to you.
Time just keeps marching on and Lily started 5th grade this year. Last year our school moved the 5th grade to the middle school so now she’s a middle schooler. I still can’t quite comprehend that. Now that she’s in 5th grade she’s required to have her own Chromebook, a trapper keeper, has a band […]
I recently built a bat house. It even has a Bat Girl sticker. Since I hear bats eat mosquitos, I thought it may be a good idea to attract a few. Plus we had a bat living in one of our vents a year or two ago so I thought it’d be easy to attract […]
Happy Birthday to my sweet girl. This time it’s double digits! Lily had a great time with her family and friends over the past few days. First, we had grandparents and uncles up for some yard games and ice cream cake. Then we had a family day. Followed by a trip to Valleyfair with a […]
Everyone has to start at day one, and day one is just to make some sound. I think we have that down. Give it a year or two and she’ll be rockin’ that clarinet.
For Father’s Day, my daughter made me a super gift. Six jars, all super hero themed and filled with different items. Ironman – Almond M&Ms Thor – Cheesy Chex Mix Batman – Lemonade Drink Mix Captain America – Junior Mints Flash – Hot Tamales Spiderman – DQ Gift Card It was a very cool idea […]
Today I finished building an owl box and I’m pretty happy with how it turned out. I followed instructions from Four Oaks Crafts and they were pretty good. I’m not the most skilled when it comes to building things, so I’m excited it turned out. Why did I create an owl box? Well, I hear […]
Our cat Griffen is just sitting on our lap, licking fingers. Not sure what he thinks he’s doing, but he’s just sitting there, licking fingers, and being a bit creepy.
We’ve been seeing those videos of people wrapping cats for Christmas so we decided to try it ourselves with our kitten. Overall, I call it a success. He was pretty much wrapped, didn’t draw any blood, and, for the most part, allowed me to do whatever. This turned out much better than we expected.
Lily turns 9 today and life just keeps getting better. Her optimism and her love for animals makes each day a fun adventure.