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Sunday, December 4th, 2016

8 1/2 foot Nordmann Fir! Boom!

Dad says he has to post this so that next year we can look up what we got instead of wandering around lost at the tree lot.


Friday, November 11th, 2016


Grandma when is our fooood getting here?

Grandma has been a big help with Mom being so sick. She takes me to and from school, and does the laundry and cooking.

She’s a good cooker.

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

161110Mom’s back in the hospital with low blood cells, so I’m not allowed to visit, and Dad has to wear a mask when he does.

Sunday, October 30th, 2016


Wil is visiting us from Chicago. Here’s his Mr. Monkey exploring the car.

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016


Setting the tables and making the dinners.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016


Patty brought me this mask from her trip to Europe, and someone sent me this apron for when I’m helping out sick Mom.

…I’m not saying they should be worn together.

Saturday, October 1st, 2016


It turns out that lump in Mom’s MRI was a bone cancer, a dedifferentiated chondrocarcoma.

This is what I say about that.

(Shirt courtesy Andrea.)

It’s also why the blog is going to have big gaps in it for a while.

Sorry about that.

Sunday, September 18th, 2016


I am ready.

Mom and I are helping Elijah’s Boy Scout troop repaint a room at his church.

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

160904jedinightDamon is visiting, so we took him to the Hollywood Bowl to see John Williams conducting John Williams. There was Star Wars music and everyone waved their light sabers.

John Williams said this is the only place people do that when he does this concert.

Sunday, August 28th, 2016


We’re out at Wing Stop with very messy hair. How did you do this, Dad?