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In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Archive for April 2007

That is a Cool Minivan

(Note: force a refresh to load the new banner) I once pulled up to a red light, looked at the vehicle beside me, and said, “Hey, that minivan’s kind of cool looking.” Friend in the backseat: Dude, what did you just say? I blame this on an old Hot Wheels car from my (as) distant… (read more)

In Flowery Fields Go I

[photopress:DSC_8365_sm_blog.jpg,full,centered] Texas State Flower the bluebonnet and friends (click to enlarge and sharpen) We all got up and had a boring breakfast of cold cereal bars and milk. I longed for a jacket. Ben and I hit the trail while Shannon quietly zipped herself up in the tent for a few more winks. I knew… (read more)

A Camping First (Pic of the Week)

[photopress:100_2371_sm_blog.jpg,full,centered] Shannon and Ben peek out from their test run in the tent. (click for bigness) We took Ben on his first camping trip last weekend. We found out that Texas Parks and Wildlife officials are serious when they say killing is prohibited inside their parks. I’m just glad that instead of having to leave,… (read more)

Some More Mr. Nice Guy

I sat there in the minivan wondering what the policeman would say when he came back from his cruiser. I replayed the event in my head. After a hearty and heart-stopping meal with my family, Ben and I got on the road to see his mommy and her side. Yes, the denotations “his side” and… (read more)