Last days with Jacob and Owen

Both Great Grandpa and my mother left on Friday, so it was just the six of us for two more days. We had grand plans for Thursday and Friday, but rain showed up ...

Swimming at the Townsend Wye

Yesterday we took advantage of beautiful weather and went to the Townsend Wye, a popular swimming hole just inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Jack...

The Nascar Speedpark

On Monday we drove to the Nascar Speedpark in Pigeon Forge and paid an obscene amount of money for the boys to drive race cars until dark. They loved it, and I ...

Thanksgiving 2016

My goal for Thanksgiving was simple: Keep it low key. Even though I cooked the full meal and didn’t skimp on the menu, the rest of Thanksgiving was simple...

Much Needed

It really was a merry Christmas. I have more than 500 photos to prove it. Here is the best one: It was also a very loud Christmas – because of them: Jacob...

The Usual Pairings

The growing trend between my boys and my sister’s is the pairing off of Jacob (10) with Jackson (5) and Jeremy (7) with Owen (7). We seem to only see each...

The Great Wolf Lodge

I’m slow on picture editing from our Great Wolf Lodge weekend but I have my reasons. They mostly revolve around some form of procrastination, but I’...

Whirlwind Weekend

In what seemed like three seconds, we spent three days with Becky and her family at the Great Wolf Lodge in Kansas City. It’s a favorite little spot to me...

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