Archive for January, 2011

January 18

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011


Little Lady aced the last part of her Monster Math!

She is great at math.

January 17

Monday, January 17th, 2011


Little Lady and her friend hid kitty in a pile of suffed animals.

January 16

Monday, January 17th, 2011


Little Lady sat me down and said:
“Daddy, don’t take this wrong way….
you need to loose some weight.”


January 15

Monday, January 17th, 2011


Usually, we go to Brown County over the holiday weekend,
but we didn’t make reservations in time.

 So…. we found a water park in Cincinnati and hit the road. 

First, we hit IKEA and ate lunch.


Here Little Lady is all ready for the water park.


Aunt J recomended we go see Jungle Jim’s.  It is a…. different…
kind of grocery.

The selection of food was unmatched, we saw fresh produce we have
never seem before. 

It was totally cool…


You walk in the door and see a prop from the an
original Ed Wood movie.


Every grocery should have a huge swinging
Campbell’s Soup can!


My Dad used to work for Toledo Scales before starting
his own business, so this scale caught my eye.


These are the world famous restrooms.

(the port-a-potties open up into a normal restroom)


This is a singing Elvis impersonator.


General Mills must have ponied up some serious money
for this display…


This cracked me us.

Chinese noodles, made in America!


There was a whole row of just honey.  (elsewere, there was a whole row of hot sauce)

January 14

Monday, January 17th, 2011


Zach the Elf has gone back to the North Pole.

(this is another cool picture of the ornament that Aunt J made for us!)

January 13

Monday, January 17th, 2011


The kids got a new camera for Christmas.  She is
taking a picture of me with the new camera.

January 12

Monday, January 17th, 2011


We got a new Nerf hoop.  This is a special hoop with
a breakaway rim.


Little Lady looked so cute in her outfit.

January 11

Monday, January 17th, 2011


Mom got the kids to each make a collage. 

Go figure… this was Little Lady’s.

January 10

Monday, January 10th, 2011


The kids read to guide dogs at the library.

Little Man got in trouble.  Last week, he should have been reading
every night.  He did not tell us.  Now he has to do double the reading
to catch up.

January 9

Monday, January 10th, 2011


Our friends invited us over for brunch.  After the meal, the kids
played “Just Dance”.


Pinewood derby time!

After brunch, our friend was nice enough to let us use
his power tools to cut the basic shape out.

 Here, Little Man is showing his wood “beard”.