Here in Massachusetts we’ve just had two feet of snow dumped on us within a couple of days. The kids got 2 snow days out of the deal, so they are happy. That brings the total to 5 snow days! I am so done with winter! I figure a good laugh is better than the […]
Our family attended the annual Robert Burns night over the weekend. It’s a dinner event that celebrates the life and poetry of Scottland’s Robert Burns. It occurs on or close to January 25th, his birthday. It’s also a celebration of Scottish heritage. Grant’s father was born in Scotland. He passed away several years ago now. […]
James needed a new desk for his room. He wanted something with a lot of surface area to work on and a lot of drawers for storage space. The bigger the desk, the bigger the price tag, I figured. That was not the case with Staples’ Whalen Leadenhall Desk. We bought it at Staples.com and […]
Here are images of winter in New England taken by my nephew Oliver. He is a great photographer! Check out more of his pictures on Instagram! Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.
The boys are playing town basketball. As a 9th grader, this is James’s last year to play. Grant is coaching, so both James and Ryan are on his team. This is a first and a great way to finish the league. I really enjoy watching their games. They are fast-paced with lots of action. Ryan […]
James and Ryan are both in the Marching Spartans the middle/high school marching band. Last Friday evening, they marched in the Christmas parade and tree lighting that we have in our little town. Here are a few photos of the event. Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.
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We have a small foyer that ends up cluttered with shoes. I found the perfect solution for this small space. It’s Ikea’s TJUSIG bench with shoe storage. It’s a place for backpacks, shoe storage and a place to sit to put shoes on. This was easy to put together as well. It was $59.99 and […]
Okay, not the New England Patriots, but New England Patriots none-the-less. The boys dressed up as Patriots at the end of our walk on the Freedom Trail in Boston. (As a MA resident for nearly my entire life, experiencing the Freedom Trail was long overdue. Post to follow.) They were able to dress up in […]
Grant is off from work this week and he brought home a 3D printer from work to play around with. He and the boys have been printing all sorts of things using James’ PC which is connected to the printer. Here is what the printer looks like. Here he has printed a Spartan head for […]