Monthly Archives: April 2012

Filling in the space (and weeks of making cutting boards)

It has been a while since I’ve written.  I would love to pretend it was because I have a crazy exciting life, and I’ve been too busy living it.  But sadly, that isn’t the case.  I have been busy, but … Continue reading

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An electronic free day…

The average young American now spends practically every waking minute – except for the time in school – using a smart phone, computer, television or other electronic device, according to a new study from the Kaiser Family Foundation Those ages … Continue reading

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… And a good finish (or a fun afternoon with a hike to the Hellcat wreckage)

The weather was nearly perfect today.  Maybe a bit windy.  But a nice sunny day makes correcting a rough morning much easier. This afternoon, after soccer camp and piano lessons were complete, the boys invited their friends over to play. … Continue reading

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A bumpy start

Will has soccer camp at 9 on Saturday mornings. That means getting going a little earlier than we are used to on Saturdays. Waking up is never the problem – even when the boys sleep in they are up by … Continue reading

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Another completed project (bicycle storage)

It’s not fine woodworking, but does count as a finished home improvement project. And I finished the project the day I started it. Of course actually keeping the garage clean is itself a never-ending project… I’m just happy that I … Continue reading

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A crazy day of (lots of) kids

The boys had the day off from school today. The first day of spring break for them. It started out crazy last night. Will wanted his friend, Shane to visit this weekend. Of course, he called later in the evening, … Continue reading

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Pictures from the house

I finally downloaded pictures from the camera.  Last week wasn’t nice enough to do homework outside.  But the week before was. I am making progress on the workshop – I posted about that over the weekend. It is also time … Continue reading

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A weekend of small projects

We started the weekend off with a Friday night event at the boys’ school.  It was science night.  There were lots of activities for the boys to do, and lots of exhibits to see.  Of course, the most popular event … Continue reading

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