September 11: 20 years ago

It's been 20 years since 9/11. I looked back at a post I wrote on the 10 year anniversary, when the boys were in 2nd and 3rd grade. All they knew was that 9/11 was the day "some bad guys flew some planes into the twin towers, and a lot of people died." Yup, that … Continue reading September 11: 20 years ago

Soccer senior night

Feels like we just did senior night, but we have another senior in the house! Senior night was early again this year, instead of the last game of the season. I'm not sure if that's because of last year change because of COVID, or if they decided to move the date permanently now. Each season, … Continue reading Soccer senior night

First day of school 2021

Senior year - class of 2022! This photo was actually taken the third week of school. School started on Aug. 18. The first week was 6 a.m. soccer, so that doesn't work for a "first day of school picture." And the second week I just forgot to take a picture. We're hoping this school year … Continue reading First day of school 2021

Bye bye 1998 Camry

Our 1998 Camry sounds like a go cart and the air conditioner does not perform at full efficiency. It smells like sweaty socks. The inside fake wood interior is faded and peeling. It has a cassette player and a U-haul hitch on the back. The middle console is broken, and you have to physically put … Continue reading Bye bye 1998 Camry