Nap Time for All. All But Me.

or Pee Problems I’ve been exceedingly unlucky with pee as of late. I can think of at least four times in the past 24 hours when I was changing a diaper and disaster struck. The most recent incident was just a few minutes ago after the midnight feeding. Fawkes has eaten just fine, didn’t have much of a burp, but he was resting against my chest all nice and peaceful. It was about time to go ahead and lay him back down. Tristen was changing Phoenix on her side of the bed so I decided to change Fawkes on mine. I put a cloth down, unzipped the bottom of his zippy sack, put a fresh diaper underneath him and opened …

What’s the Deal with The Sheep Game?

I’ve been a member of a Duke message board, The Devil’s Den, for, wow, twelve years now. On site is an of-topic board where all kinds of non-sports things are discussed. There’s a game that’s been played there now and then called The Sheep Game. The way it works is you get a number of questions. Everyone who plays answers the questions, and you get points based off of how many people have the same answer. So for example, if the question was “Name a primary color” and 20 people were playing, it might break down like this: 10 people said blue 7 people said red 3 people said yellow The 10 people who answered blue get ten points, the …

First Trip to an Ice Cream Shop

Up until recently I always got to Milly’s school really early and waited in the pick-up line to get her. When it’s just me, I can sit in the car and peruse the internet or play some games on my phone or whatever. In the future though, I’ll likely have a couple extra passengers, at least on the days their Aunt Torrie can’t watch them when I go to pick her up. Keeping two babies in the car for a while would be much less pleasant. To that end, I’ve started leaving the house later. One reason I would try to get to the school early is that my previous car, the Steak (a Ford Escape) had an issue where …