Tag Archives: Children

Puh-puh-puh Paw Patrol!

As Ian approached the big 5, he decided that he wanted to have a Paw-Patrol birthday party playing laser tag. With the help of Amazon, Joy, Lauren, and Cookeville Cyber Tag, this was not a hard feat to pull off. … Continue reading

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Let me tell ya ’bout the best friends…

Brinn’s carpal tunnel and nerve damage to his elbow has worsened recently, so his surgeon has scheduled surgery for next Thursday. Two weeks out from surgery, Brinn started brining pork loins and preparing to smoke a feast so I called … Continue reading

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Land of the Noon Day Sun

The Nantahala River gorge, in Bryson City, North Carolina, winds its way through the most beautiful scenery one can possibly view during a whitewater paddle. Despite the roadside access during the entire 8 miles of this run, boaters enjoy breathtaking … Continue reading

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The Most Magical Place on Earth

As 2015 faded into 2016, Interstate 75 faded from Tennessee into Georgia, and then into Florida. The Vols received a bowl bid to Tampa Bay’s Outback Bowl, which is conveniently within driving distance of both Orlando and the beach. Because … Continue reading

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Through the Chimney

A belated account of Kiser Christmas ’15 Continue reading

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So about these ponies…

So Sam and Badger have lived with us for about 7 months now. During this time, they’ve largely had a pretty cushy existence that involved occasionally carrying Ian around for 15-20 minutes at a time, and one birthday party. Until … Continue reading

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My little chow hound!

Ian has reached a funny phase where he won’t let me feed him.  It’s not that he doesn’t want to eat; he just doesn’t want to let me be in charge any longer.  We started “solids” (I use that term … Continue reading

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