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Where’ve you been?


If you’ve missed my posts, I am sorry for the protracted absence. My family recently added a new member and she has been a drain on my energy. It takes a lot out of me in the effort to take a lot out of her. We have been pretty diligent in the walking the dog … Continue reading

Doctor pain


Whether it’s a two-legged baby or a furry one, it’s hard taking them in for shots. You know it’s the right thing to do, but part of you wants to punch the doctor/nurse when you hear them squeal. Ruby went in for her six-week checkup today and definitely let the doctor know she wasn’t happy. … Continue reading

Defeat snatched from the jaws of victory


Well, in my house, if it seems like things are starting to turn a corner (financially, professionally, etc.) look again because inevitably you just got screwed. I had previously written a post about the opportunity my wife–after years of trying–had finally broken through and gotten a job in the St. Joseph, MO school district. Oh, … Continue reading

New family member


Our newly adopted baby girl, Ruby. She’s definitely blue heeler and border collie, but were not sure what else. Ain’t she cute?

Looking for some help here


I was out with my kiddos the other day, when it wasn’t raining, trying again to teach them how to ride a bike. This has been one of the hardest things that I have ever attempted to do in my life. This, I suppose, means one of two things: I’ve lived a sheltered life or … Continue reading