Sunday night, Nathan and I turned on the TV to watch Celebrity Apprentice. But we were surprised instead to see that there was breaking news and in a few minutes, President Obama would announce the death of Osama bin Laden. Seems to me like Obama wanted to show Trump who’s boss and make the announcement … Continue reading What’s On Bin Laden’s Hard Drive?
Looked Out The Window And… It’s Still Winter
The Elkins Fam* was taking a nap Sunday afternoon while DVR’d episodes of Mom playing for Music and the Spoken Word repeated on the TV. Seemed tranquil right? Curled up together on the couch with a soft blanket and Pogi would occasionally check on us, or on the blanket**. Do you know what you dream … Continue reading Looked Out The Window And… It’s Still Winter
Top 10 Reasons I Loved 2010 Family Vacation*
No sunburn. I have accepted the fact that I am white. Every time I fill out the Census (which I’ve done a whopping TWO times), I check Caucasian. White. When I spend many hours in the sun, there is a chance for sunburn. Last week, I spent many hours in the sun. I did not … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons I Loved 2010 Family Vacation*
Carp: Them Are Ugly Fish
"You can always implicate carp." ~Jarv "When in doubt, blame the carp." ~Tracy
Optimal Photo Shoot Location: Near San Diego Freeway
Enter the caption contest now! It’s so exciting isn’t it? If you need the rules for this supposed-to-be-weekly contest, click here: Caption Contest Rules Shmules. Last Contest’s Winner: Mom! Because she used triumvirate AND three-pronged-approach. Nifty. Mom sends some of the quirkiest text messages to me. They crack me up. Sometimes, I send them to … Continue reading Optimal Photo Shoot Location: Near San Diego Freeway
What’s the Ringtone for Your Brother?
"Here's the ringtone for when Pete calls: Double dragon! I never answer when he calls cuz I just want to listen." ~Jarv
The Gainer that Never Was
I tried. I really did. I tried as best as I could, but you know how there is that phrase about teaching an old dog new tricks? First, let’s clarify: I don’t consider myself an old dog. I just think that perhaps I would have been a bit more fearless when I was younger. But … Continue reading The Gainer that Never Was
Tracy’s DELICIOUS Guacamole
I've really slacked off on the caption contests. My apologies. But I'm back with this GREAT picture. Thanks Jarv for taking it with your iPhone. HIS pictures are actually in focus. This is Kate. She loves her mom's guac.
Self-Portraits of a Four-Year-Old
Submit your captions for this week's caption contest in the comments below. Winner will be praised next week. Jarv read the captions from last week's contest to my family after Sunday dinner. Judging by the amount of laughter, there were many quality submissions. GOOD WORK PEOPLE. With that said, here are the top three captions … Continue reading Self-Portraits of a Four-Year-Old
Dad’s Cell Phone Pic of the Week Submission
Thanks for the submission, Dad! Now I must admit that I've grown a wee bit weary of posting about the caption contest each week so eventually, I'll just post the rules on a static page somewhere. You regulars already know what they are so go ahead and post a caption... you have ONE WEEK. And … Continue reading Dad’s Cell Phone Pic of the Week Submission