Life in Atlanta

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 […]

“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 […]

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!

Bovine wanna-bes

Bovine wanna-bes

On Friday, July 11, Chick-Fil-A held its annual “Cow Appreciation Day,” in which it rewards people who dress like cows with a free meal. Too bad our car exploded.

The great van odyssey

The great van odyssey

Were not just a two-car family now. Were a nerdy two-car family now.