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January 2018

Oyster Fest

On Sunday, we decided to use one of my Christmas presents — a gift card for Hog Island Oyster Co. We drove …

Pinewood Derby!

Saturday was the Cub Scout Pinewood Derby! It was Sam’s first year and Theo’s fourth. Chris stressed out for two weeks, trying …

Mare Island

On MLK Day, we took the boys to the naval museum on Mare Island. I didn’t take any pix in the museum …

Extras

Three pics that didn’t fit anywhere else. A delicious red pepper pasta I made: A cute pic of Sam at breakfast: And …

Animal House

The number of animals now equals the number of people in our house, and Chris has announced that we are “maxed out!” …

Mission Accomplished

Theo’s in fourth grade, and you know what fourth grade in California means (or maybe you don’t): the dreaded Mission Project! Given …

Letting My Past Define Me

In this past year and a half or so, as I’ve made a conscious decision to own my past and admit that …

Welcome to the Mid-40s

Well, it’s official: I have entered my mid-40s. I’m not exactly thrilled about that, mostly because it makes it very real that …

Auto Museum

At the DSCBA gala last year, we won a set of four tickets to the Blackhawk Auto Museum. It being a cold …

Grumble, Grumble

Did you know a group of pugs is called a grumble? Isn’t that the greatest name ever? Our grumble of pugs became …