I originally posted this as a Note on Facebook in August 2011 as a way to comfort myself after our first failed attempt at potty training. I am posting it here because I know a few of my friends are in the midst of this fun parenting stage and I figured if it is going […]
Fairbanks Great Flood of 1967 – first hand account of the Chena River Flood in Fairbanks, Alaska in August 1967 and it’s aftermath.
It seems like I got the short end of the stick on this genetics thing. Considering I am 5’2 in shoes, you can bet that is the sarcasm gene shining through. Noooooo, I couldn’t get the Smith towering over 6′ genes, nope I get the shorty Vineys genes. And the sarcasm one. In all fairness that one pretty much runs through […]
This may come as a shock to you, but Moms do not develop eyes in the back of their head when they are pregnant, nor do they get them surgically implanted post partum. I have recently come to discover the little secret to how my Mom “knew” when we did or did not do certain […]
Most charities seem to amp up their pleas this time of year. It makes sense. Many people feel more like giving either for philanthropic reasons or to get that last boost for their tax deductions before the year is out. Personally I try to spread my giving throughout the year because it is easier for me to […]