Wrightsville Beach Cleanup Day

Milly’s school planned a beach cleanup day at Wrightsville Beach for today. I didn’t say anything to Milly about it originally because I wasn’t going to have her today, but circumstances did give me Milly from last night to today and Milly mentioned to me a few days ago that she wanted to go help out, so I took her to that this morning after getting Fawkes and Phoenix up and changed. There weren’t a ton of people and they generally scattered in all directions to scour the beach for trash, but her teacher was there so the two of them walked down the beach and picked up what they could find. I, perhaps somewhat selfishly, took the opportunity to …

Griffin’s First Few Weeks

A quick recap of the last three weeks since Griffin was born. As I said, my dad came the weekend after he was born. I was going to mow the lawn at one point- it was desperately needed- but it started to rain as soon as I was about to crank up the mower. Dad took care of it for me while I was at the hospital. Dad and I took Fawkes and Phoenix for a walk down Forest Hills I think the Saturday Tristen and Griffin came home. That was Easter weekend. Dad went to the Catholic church on Wrightsville Beach because he likes that one despite there being closer ones to our house. We had a family get-together …