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Things that relate more to me than to you.

First day of online school!

Lily now has school online thanks to our nations pandemic. However, she’s in one of the best rooms in the house, has her cat to keep her company, and snacks are close by. Doesn’t sound too shabby!

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Photo a Day Challenge

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 […]

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5th Grade – Let’s Do This

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 […]

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I Built A Bat House

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 […]

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Happy 10th Birthday Lily!

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 […]

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Super Father’s Day

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 […]

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Built an owl box. – Now waiting for an owl.

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 […]

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I tried to wrap a kitten.

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.

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