Now that Summer is officially upon us I’m sitting here wondering when it will actually arrive and stay for a while.  We’ve had several short tastes of weather at or above 65 F, but it only lasts for one, or maybe two consecutive days and then returns the cold, rainy, dreariness that has been most...

Holy Shit…It’s 2014 We’ve totally been neglecting this blog, BIG TIME.  I don’t blame you if you wrote us off, but we’re still here.  A lot has happened/changed since our last post.  James is 4 (WHAT?!?!?!?)  and Connor is damn near 1.  James has figured out how to ride a bike (we totally skipped training...

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  • September 6, 2013

It’s been a while! Things have changed a bit. ;-) We had a baby. Back in (early) June. Apparently we’ve been busy and just haven’t gotten around to posting about it on the blog. Whoops. Connor was born on 6/5, weighing 8lb, 6oz and 21″ long. Here are baby pictures:

I have been in a bad mood for too long. I wrote a whole post about my crappy self-esteem these days, and that’s a large part of it. (That post is saved as a draft; it’s far too whiney) But there is also feeling uncomfortably pregnant; and work is insane, requiring overtime almost every day....

So our son is 3 now. I’m not sure how that happened. It’s strange. And we have about 15 weeks until this baby is “due”. Also weird. I keep thinking we have so many things to do to get ready, but really other than get the kids’ room ready and rearrange our room (and clean...

Do you use Spotify and/or Pandora? What are your favorite stations?   I like that Spotify lets me listen to whatever I want to whenever I want to. But when I’m not sure what I want to listen to I often start up Pandora. The ads are more frequent, but the variety of music is...

A few questions to answer today, I guess. None of these are really inspiring me (other than wanting to rant about the first one). But I want to post, just to get back in the habit of it.   Day 2: something that’s illegal but you think it should be legal It’s illegal in Minnesota...

Written back in June: My grandma emailed me this morning, wishing Ryan and I happy anniversary from her and Grandpa. It was a sweet email, and in it she said “I know life has handed you some lemons lately so from here on I hope you get all PEACHES AND CREAM!!!” She is so sweet....

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  • September 3, 2012

It’s been a whirlwind summer and even though there are officially nearly three weeks left of it I know that time will fly by. We spent our warm months this year doing the things we love.  James has had multiple trips out on “Gampa’s boat”.  We’ve been camping with friends and visited family.  We’ve even...

The Internet community has been talking about IPv6 for years.  In the last two or three, it has really come to the forefront as the amount of unused IPv4 addresses available in the world has dwindled to near zero.  If you have no idea what I’m referring to, here is a super quick primer.  IP...

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