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Another 2014 snow storm?!?

Another 2014 snow storm?!?

Monday, February 10, brought another winter storm warning.  Yes, another Monday, just two weeks after the last one.  This time the schools decided to take the opposite tactic from a few weeks before.  The storm was supposed to start Monday night and we knew by early Monday morning that all after school activities were cancelled.  […]

The Snowpocalypse of 2014

The Snowpocalypse of 2014

Snow is pretty rare here in Georgia.  Some years we’re lucky if we even see a couple of flakes.  Because of this, we don’t have many city snowplows or sand/salt trucks available. Even a “minor” winter storm can cause the roads to get pretty sketchy, even for a native Utahn.  Out here, snow usually comes […]

PSA - Check your dryer

PSA – Check your dryer

Here is my dryer.  Well, a close-up of the inside and lint area of my dryer. A friend of mine recently experienced a house fire.  Though it wasn’t related to her experience, one preventative measure she mentioned was to make sure you don’t have lint build-up in your dryer.  Then some other friends started talking […]

“Ah need somethun else”

Our insurance provider has one of the most infuriating phone trees I’ve experienced. Aside from the fact that the listings never seem to include what I am actually looking for (not even on the third listing set), the automated voice seems nearly unable to understand me. And, unlike many systems, this one doesn’t give the […]

Playing petshop

Playing petshop

Jonathan: OK. Im the customer and youre the person who lives here. (I commented to Bryan that Im sure some business owners feel that way!) Emma: OK. Jonathan: Hello! I want to buy an animal. Emma: Do you want this one? Jonathan: Sure. Emma: Here. Jonathan: Thanks. OK, Emma, now youre my mom. Im going […]

Mr. Mom: Days 2-11

Mr. Mom: Days 2-11

The rest of the story – in 2,000 words or less.

Exterminators in training

Exterminators in training

Cassia has encouraged the children to “rescue” the bugs we find inside our house. Watching their daddy destroy one, however, had a more powerful influence on them than any of us imagined.

Why driving in Georgia can get confusing

Why driving in Georgia can get confusing

Here are two examples of the interesting set-up of roads out here in Georgia.

"The rains came down..."

"The rains came down…"

We’ve been dealing with a bit of a drought–but when the rain comes, it pours!

Tennessee adventure

Tennessee adventure

We took a trip north of the state line to check out the Tennessee Aquarium and Childrens Discovery Museum in Chattanooga. A dozen pictures inside!