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Author Archives: Joey

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Man of the House

School’s Out – Summer begins


School finally came to an end and Ivy completed 3rd grade successfully. Grade average? I think a B. She did well okay in ever category, but excelled in mathematics. She showed signs of being an artist as well. Didn’t do so great in Spanish reading, but she didn’t fail either. I think she just didn’t … Continue reading »

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Easter


Spent to Easter morning services at Klein Methodist Church with Jane (her home church). It was nice! Then some good food at Harris County Smokehouse in Tomball. Share on Facebook

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Ancestry Archive


For Christmas in 2011, Holly bought me a membership to Ancestry.com I ended up with so much information that it was a bit overwhelming, mind-boggling, and seemingly never-ending (I never quite finished it). But at the very least, I did write a few blogs posts about what I had found. I’m just creating this blog … Continue reading »

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Godeo the Rodeo…for free!


I had resigned to think I wouldn’t be going to the rodeo at all this year. Nobody wanted to go! And the concerts that I wanted to see were quickly sold out…especially the Zac Brown Band. So, I figured, oh well, there’s next year. But on Sunday, the final day of the Rodeo, a neighbor … Continue reading »

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Went Wild in Waco


Spring break! Wait. Didn’t we just have a Christmas break? Do we really need another break? A whole week?! I guess so. It’s that time again to find stuff to do for the kiddos, as well as take the obligatory photos of bluebonnets. This time around, though, some of the relatives from up north decided … Continue reading »

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Ivy Goes Camping


Ivy went on her very first camping trip! I told her there were bears and snakes and monsters out there in the woods, but she didn’t seem scared at all. Off she went with her Girl Scout Troop and spent the weekend doing crafts, eating food, and bashing each other in giant hamster-like balls. Share … Continue reading »

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Daddy/Daughter Dance. And Go-Karts!


Our area Girl Scout Council put on a “Daddy/Daughter Dance” and lots of people showed up! I’d guess about 500 dads and daughters. We ate food and watched a magic show, and then boogied the night away on the dance floor. On Sunday, we made a trek to Jane’s house to install a TV antenna … Continue reading »

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Super Bowl comes to our Neighborhood!


The Super Bowl came to Houston this year…and not only Houston, but our neighborhood! Some of the activities were just a few blocks away in the temporary night-club that was built called “Nomadic”. Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars did shows there, but I didn’t see them come and go. Our neighborhood was sanctioned off as … Continue reading »

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December Crush


December has become a month of lots of work! It is jam-packed with school activities and Christmas travels and vacations and endless messes to clean up, and on and on and on. Honestly, it kind of wears me out sometimes with literally 16 hours of work/fuss/etc for 7 days a week for 2 weeks. Usually … Continue reading »

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Thanksgiving in Grandma’s New House!


First Thanksgiving dinner in the new house! Yeah!! Jane also wanted to know what was above the garage so she could possible install a door up into there.  So we climbed up into the attic and took a look around.   Share on Facebook

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