Soap Bubbles

Spring must be here. It has taken its sweet time this year, but one sure sign of spring is soap bubbles. After two days of spring like weather, the day started off with cloudy skies, dropping temps, and winds out of the north ... like Ole Man Winter wasn't giving up. By the time school … Continue reading Soap Bubbles

Sticky Fingers

First birthday, life's first major mile stone.  The little guy gets a cake all to himself (I think it's called it a "smash cake"), one he can dig in to and destroy without any rules or constraints.  He gets to do everything his way.  Its his birthday, for cryin' out loud, and his first one … Continue reading Sticky Fingers

What Is It?

Five kids on a dock, looking into the water.  What do they see?  A fish, a frog, a dead fish, a log, a dead frog, a pollywog, a wet dog, part of my blog,  ground hog, bottle of grog, ( Geez, sounds like Dr. Seuss)  a toy boat, fishing tackle, seaweed or just another  lake … Continue reading What Is It?

Deluxe Wagon

This must have been the best wagon Ev-ver ... top-of-the-line, deluxe model, probably the cadillac of all kids' wagons ever made.  Check this out: a super durable, solid hardwood box with weather-resistant finish, solid steel wheels with rubber tires for quiet comfortable rides, steel axles with ball bearings for friction-free motion, and a hardwood handle … Continue reading Deluxe Wagon