Monthly Archives: July 2012

Family visit and a visit to the park

My mom visited for the weekend. She arrived in the middle of our crazy summer (Sorry, mom!). On Saturday we had the Bross family (my Uncle Jim, Rhonda and Mary Ann) over for dinner (we went fancy, with hamburgers, corn … Continue reading

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Taking a break (and playing in the rain)

We took my mom to the airport this morning after a nice (but short) visit with her.  For the next couple of days we have an empty house.  Rebecka flew back to Sweden on Friday; Linda and Sofia are visiting Niagara … Continue reading

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ABBA, William style

Will added entertainment on the drive home from Hartford. He decided to sing (yes, crazy to hear Will sing) along with the song Chiquitita: Take your teeth out, tell me what’s wrong….. Thanks to Sofia for the alternate lyrics for … Continue reading

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Random Posting… (a bunch of unconnected thoughts and teaching the dog Swedish)

It is sometimes nice to just let the ADHD take over….  so here is a bunch of random thoughts/updates.  So, if either of the two readers of this don’t want random, I suggest you skip this post (Susanna excepted – … Continue reading

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O’Day 22 – Rewiring the Electrical System Part 1 (Battery Storage)

The original wiring on the boat was a mess.  I have ripped out most of the old wiring, and am in the process of replacing it all.  I also decided to replace the battery (I think it had one or … Continue reading

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Project Day

The girls all headed to New York City this morning. I get the day to myself – a quiet day with the dogs. It is a perfect day to finish project that have been hanging out. This morning I’ll do … Continue reading

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Six Flags and a nice Swedish Dinner

Yesterday we headed to Six Flags New England for a day at the amusement park. We had a long, fun day in the sun – luckily it wasn’t too hot. Tonight we had dinner made by Sofia and Linda, with … Continue reading

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Hair Cut Day

Thanks to Sofia for cutting the boys’ hair this morning.  It is too hot to do much outside other than go to the beach.

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A full house

Susanna’s youngest sister, Rebecka, arrived from Sweden yesterday. That brings the number of Swedes in the house to four, outnumbering the non-Swedes for now (unless you count the dogs). It is quite crazy with both boys here and three guests … Continue reading

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Boat Progress (a little at least)

Susanna and I have been making progress on the sailboat this weekend. Yesterday, Susanna cut out the pattern for the new carpet, and cut the carpet to shape.  I was able to drill all the holes needed in the new … Continue reading

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