It’s my daughter’s first year in pre-school and her first fundraiser. Amazing how fast time flies when you have kids. As readers of this blog, I’d like to encourage you to share her Charleston Wrap catalogue and webpage with your friends, neighbors, co-workers. If you’re a school or teacher, consider visiting the page just to […]
I before E except when your foreign neighbor Keith received eight counterfeit beige sleighs from a feisty caffeinated weightlifter. WEIRD!
Southern California Rock Climbing is volume 2 of the California Road Trip, put together by Tom Slater finally arrived on my doorstep. As someone new to the area, it’s nice to have a general guidebook that cover 60+ climbing areas. The book is divided in seven sections: Central Coast (Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo […]
As a teacher, I love having time to take extended climbing trips. Of course, both my wife and I also like to be clean and enjoy showering on a regular basis. While shower at the gym isn’t as fun as sharing a shower at home, it definitely makes extended road trips more bearable. With my […]
My list of must-read books that have the power to hook both boys and girls. These great books will help teach and start conversation with kids on a variety of subjects. These great books offer a variety of conversation starters for topics like culture, accepting other, understand people’s difference and other sensitive topics. Great children’s […]
Well, I have to admit, I always wait till the last minute, but it’s officially time to buy a new climbing rope. My wife has complained about the rope not feeding through the belay device smoothly enough for the last two months. It’s been a good rope, but it’s time for sure. (I always have […]
Well, I’ve had some friends ask me why I moved to Southern California, especially since Ernita and I have said we couldn’t imagine moving to Los Angeles. Every time we came through, traffic, pollution and people would generally bug us. We always consider the cost of living to be higher than the quality of life […]
We’re done moving. Ernita did an excellent job packing our apartment. I have no idea how she managed it, but she put everything in boxes over a three-day period while I did errands around town. We knew that both of us packing wouldn’t work, we would just argue about how to best do it. When […]
Well, I sent a resume for a new position, within a couple of days had a phone interview. With 4thof july around the corner, I decided to see if I could visit the school while doing a trip to visit my mother in Southern California. Visiting mom is always nice, but this would give me […]
Big, big big saving on Amazon during Amazon Prime Day. Rumor has it that this year’s Prime Day could start on Monday, July 16 and extend to July 17.