Happy Mother’s Day

We celebrated with our moms over the weekend starting Friday afternoon. It was an enjoyable time making our moms feel special. Now it is time to celebrate right here in the home. Happy Mother’s Day Diana. To a person who sacrificially gives so much to our son while still she somehow balances work, motherhood, and…

To the Snow!

Yesterday afternoon we decided to meet up with a family for some snow time. Their child is a friend of Jaden’s at school and they invited us for lunch. Afterwards we found our own private area to play not far from the restaurant. Our time in the snow last for a few hours. We tried…

Graham Cracker House

Today it was time to head to Jaden’s school to assist him in building a Graham Cracker house. I showed up on time and Jaden was the line leader to the cafeteria. Parents and children walked along for an hour of messy fun. Inside we waited about 5 minutes for instructions. Once the teacher discussed…

Diana’s 5k Complete

The California Classic Weekend is now over. Diana finished off the last day with Annie in a 5K. The race began at 7:05 AM. We picked up Annie around 610 AM and arrived at the starting line around 635 AM. Those running the marathon and half marathon went first and shortly followed by all those…

Happy Birthday Diana!

Happy birthday to my wonderful wife Diana. Thanks for being such a giving person, caring mother, and wonderful spouse. I am so blessed to have you in my life and look forward to being part of many more years to come. May you have a great day despite all the craziness today has in store for…

Unpacking Continues

It is amazing how much stuff we have. I thought we were doing a good job at down sizing and simplifying the stuff we had around the house. Amazing how easily we forget after 3 months. The past 3 months about 91% of our things have been in storage. We had some necessities with us…

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all you moms out there and especially to my wife and mother of my son. It is crazy to think it has been 5 years, well close enough, to being a mom to Jaden. I thought it would be fun to go through some quick and short, old photo highlights. The first…

Return of My Fitness Pal

If you have been following my blog for a few years now, you may recall the days I started using myfitnesspal. I lost over 40 lbs. in about 5 to 6 months. The app was free (they have an online version too) and there were no fees. I simply would scan the barcode of a product,…

The Past Three Days

The past three days of vacation have been busy. I knew they would be as I wrote down all the things I wanted to get done ahead of time. Now implementing them has made this first week go by rather quickly. I think I will take a bit of a break today. The first day…