• Miserable Little Pricks

    Miserable Little Pricks

    Slim and I made a trip to visit his allergist last week.It was a highly successful appointment. We gained valuable new information we’re sure will help us bette... Read more

    Posted on 08 April 2013 FAMILY
  • Don’t Taunt the Battery Pack

    Don’t Taunt Battery Pack

    I finally got around to ordering a new battery for our laptop.The old one had been dead for about a year-and-a-half, which is a pretty standard timeframe... Read more

    Posted on 22 March 2013 FAMILY
  • Dr. Hellcat? Not If Walmart Has Anything to Do With It

    Hellcat? Walmart Anything With

    “No, Hellcat, you can’t paint my face…”Hellcat and I have a special relationship. It basically amounts to me doing whatever she says, whenever she says. Read more

    Posted on 05 March 2013 FAMILY
  • Yeehaw! It’s Time to Run the Mile!

    Yeehaw! It’s Time Mile!

    Slim, Perpetual Motion, and Hellcat all have the same PE teacher, and it just so happens this individual is one of my closest friends. Read more

    Posted on 26 February 2013 FAMILY
  • Icing the Snowballs

    Icing Snowballs

    “Eat snow, Shredder!”Tax Credit #4 and I spent the afternoon playing in the snow yesterday.We’ve received a fair amount of white stuff over the last couple... Read more

    Posted on 21 February 2013 FAMILY
  • A Trunkated Victory

    Trunkated Victory

    Hellcat draws a lot like she sings: what may be lacking in terms of innate artistic ability is more than compensated for with sheer output. Read more

    Posted on 18 February 2013 FAMILY
  • Hi! My Name is Chafe, and I’m Going to Start Blogging Here

    Name Chafe, Going Start Blogging Here

    Laughs are good. So are Yoda slippers.Have you ever gotten out of the habit of doing something for so long you’re not really sure how to get started again?If so... Read more

    Posted on 14 February 2013 FAMILY
  • School Pictures Day: Please Don’t Check “De-Uglify”

    School Pictures Day: Please Don’t Check “De-Uglify”

    Disappointing how non-homely these pics from last year turned out. Slim, Perpetual Motion, and the Hellcat have school pictures today, so I’m reposting this... Read more

    Posted on 05 October 2012 FAMILY
  • Tax Credit Tanka: Choc-it Milk

    Credit Tanka: Choc-it Milk

    Choc-it Milk wander out, groggy Spidey gloves, Batman ‘Roos, camo slips choc-it milk, please? school-age siblings point, tease, laugh I getta stay with dad, so... Read more

    Posted on 26 September 2012 FAMILY
  • The Voice (of Hellcat)

    Voice Hellcat)

    Kick Ass Wife and I are big fans of The Voice. We happened upon the show early last season and found that we really enjoyed the format, the talent, and the... Read more

    Posted on 19 September 2012 FAMILY
  • The Pickoff Move

    Pickoff Move

    P Motion and Homer. Sunday of Labor Day weekend we took our team of sluggers to a minor league baseball game. Arriving at the ballpark about a half hour ahead o... Read more

    Posted on 13 September 2012 FAMILY
  • Highway to Hell

    Highway Hell

    I just heard this AC/DC classic on Pandora and it reminded me of every time we drive anywhere, but it especially reminded me of our road trip to Oregon a... Read more

    Posted on 05 September 2012 FAMILY
  • Nuptials


    …Through sickness and through health. And through bangs. Recently, we took the kids for haircuts. Yes, all four at once. It was like a sheep shearing, but far... Read more

    Posted on 26 August 2012 FAMILY
  • Dad Band-Aids


    Yet another use for duct tape. While playing at a pond we frequent, Hellcat managed to weasel a multi-tool out of my pocket, sneak under the dock, pry open the... Read more

    Posted on 24 August 2012 FAMILY
  • Breakfast in Bed? Try Breakfast in a Bag Instead

    Breakfast Bed? Instead

    Kick Ass Wife and her quartet. Overnight polling results based on a random sampling of women in our household who have bore four or more children suggest that... Read more

    Posted on 14 May 2012 FAMILY