Monthly Archives: November 2013

Brothers

“Please prepare for the final approach to landing.” “Hello, my doting public!” “Mwah!  Mwah!  I could just eat you up!” “Red alert!  Red alert!  Who yanked the struts out from under this side of the aircraft!  Houston, we have a problemmmmmm!” … Continue reading

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Stealth Snacker

This is what happens when I don’t get my fruit leather off the trays fast enough: He cleaned the whole tray off.

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Baby Food: Sweet Potatoes and Brown Rice

Have you ever taste-tested grocery store baby food?  I did, years ago.  Bleah.  That, plus the price, was what inspired me to start making my own. I tend to make industrial-sized batches and freeze them in jars.  A couple weeks … Continue reading

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Antiqueing

“All right.  So when you’re away for a weekend, we’ve established that you have some odd adventures.”  {see posts one and two of this series}  “Don’t you people do anything, you know, normal?” “Well… sometimes we look at antiques.” “Oh!  … Continue reading

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Chores: Asleep at the wheel

My kids are so helpful around the house!  My daughter in particular saves me all kinds of time by pitching in and helping whip through the day-to-day things that have to get done… Oh, wait…

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Hiking

“What else do you do on your vacations when you’re not shooting apples?” “Well, sometimes we go hiking.  We climb the Bluff.” “The what?” “Oh, it’s this hill behind my parents’ place.” “A hill, huh?” “Yup.  Sometimes we take our … Continue reading

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Apple Launchers

“Sooo… when you go back to Eastern Washington and visit family and all these farms, what is there to DO??” “Welll… sometimes we go target shooting.  Oh, and sometimes we use apples.” “What – for targets?” “No… for ammunition.” “What?!” “Well… it’s sort of … Continue reading

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