The rains. They keep coming. Day after day. You’d think we lived in Seattle or England with the kind of rainfall we’ve gotten. I read somewhere that it’s rained more in the last couple of weeks than it did for all of 2012 and 2011. Friday afternoon was the first opportunity I’ve had to cut […]
Part 1 / Part 2 Jenn, Penelope, and I headed to the Johnson O’Connor (JOC) foundation for my test results. I felt tense and uneasy. Sure, the test results were front and center in my mind. But the rain made for a more immediate concern. “Maybe they should add Texting While Driving in the Rain […]
For Part 1, click here. Soon the college-bound kid and I began phase two. A fresh stack of papers imprinted with “Johnson O’Connor Foundation” sat on our desks. We put on our headphones. An image would appear on the screen for a moment then disappear. After twelve seconds we would hear a sound, at which point […]
I glanced at the young man sitting at the desk to my left. “That should have been me” I thought. Getting a clear direction before heading off to college. I fought the urge to tell the kid “Be thankful you’re here now. You don’t want to wake up in twenty years and wonder what you […]
We’ve taken some fun photos recently. Rather than write a 6000 word post I decided to post 6 pictures and write a handful of words. Enjoy!