20170818 - Slow start this am, boys to school, L getting her classroom ready, in to work for a quiet day of catching up.

20170817 +

20170817 + Up in the am and got D's Senior picture at the mailbox.  Headed in to work to get caught up from being in meetings for the last couple of days.  Got a lot done today with some good future thinking discussions.  Home the back way through thick traffic.  Had dinner with the fam + DGF7.  JG&I headed to the phone store to get J's new phone activated.  Home and spent a couple of hours trying to restore J's old data on his new phone.  Finally got that done.  Boys to bed, up VERY late looking for bday gifts and ideas for D.

20170816 -

20170816 - Up in the am, L&G already up as G was up at 4AM with a nightmare and they slept the rest of the night on the couch.  Took pics of G&J by the mailbox.  Headed in to work and yelled at G at the corner while he was doing his safety patrol duties :-)  In to work for another day long meeting.  D watched the McClain kids this morning before they headed to Florida for vacation. Took a break at lunch to make some calls.  Finished off the day.  Headed to pick up an auction win and then on to D's game.  D had a great game and his buddy Drew joined the team so all the boys are having a blast.  G's team lost big, but G said he had a good game.  Home and J was hanging out, he didn't feel well.  We had some dinner and the little boys told of their first day back at school, all good. All boys to bed and I was up late naming photos.

20170815 +

20170815 + Up in the am and in to work to get the drinks in the meeting room before the all day meeting.  D watched the McClain kids today.  J had a timed run for CC today and had his best time ever.  We had some planning issues with D and his college planning meeting for this evening, but got that planned.  Sat in the conference room all day and took notes during the meeting.  After the meeting I headed home and GpaW was there and G headed out to a Clippers game with Tom and Landon.  We had some dinner and GmaW and Aunt Nancy showed up from their trip to Minnesota to see Aunt Jane and family. We had a nice chat and then everyone took off.  D scanned in his Eagle project paperwork and then LD&I headed to the college planning meeting, there is sooo much to do...  Home and settled in for the night. G home, he had a great time and is very excited for tomorrow.

20170814 -

20170814 - Up in the am and in to work.  L out early to help set up a teacher appreciation thing.  Had a stressful call on the way in this morning.  D did some babysitting this morning, cleaning at the restaurant and mowed a yard in the afternoon before his game in the evening.  J had CC and had another really good run time today.  G went to his school today and saw his room and met his teacher for next year.  Home and rested a bit before JG&I headed to the ballfield to see D's game.  We stopped at Scouts and dropped off the awards from summer camp and got to D's game as they were walking off the field.  D's team lost, but they had fun.  Home and D got cleaned up and we headed to the movies.  I had sent out an invite to a bunch of dads in the area to bring their kids to see 'Dunkirk' before heading back to school.  There were 7 others there for the movie and it was a really good movie.  After the movie we hung out and talked with some of the others that went to see the movie with us.  Home and all boys to bed.

20170813 ‡

20170813  Up in the am and everyone to church.  G was presented to the Church as a 5th grader and everyone got a devotional, except G, they ran out :-)  After church DJ&G headed to Youth Group function to play wiffle ball, have lunch and some fun.  L&I had some lunch, worked on cleaning off my desk and in to L's classroom where I hung a bulletin board for her and then she tricked me into hanging things for other teachers while we were there...  Back home, boys home and hanging out.  We all headed to the pool for the last $1 hot dog night of the summer for dinner.  D spun off to DGF7's and LJG&I watched 'Adventures in babysitting' (her pick).

20170812 -

20170812 - L&J up early to a CC meet.  J&I out looking for phones for him, his is acting up and the screen is coming off.  We stopped at D's game for a bit.  D was having  great game and J found some friends to play with.  We headed out before the game was over to go see G's 1st game with his team.  It was a LONG game, G did some pitching and got a couple of hits.  After the game D&I ran and got groceries and came back tot he house.  The McClain's and Tom and Landon came over for a cookout.  We had some great food, the kids made their own pizzas and we cooked them on the grill.  We sat and chatted for hours.  The McClains bought a house while they were here :-o  Everyone headed home, we got everything cleaned up and off to bed.

20170811 +

20170811 + Up in the am and in to work a bit later than usual as I wanted to confirm our email was actually working before heading in...  In to work and had a productive fat day.  Home and D over to DGF7's for dinner, G spending the night at the Coles and LJ&I headed down to Creekside to meet the Mallonns at the Pigskin Brewery for dinner and to listen to the music.  Home and hung out, J's buddy Conor spent the night.

L&D met with a Scout rep to review his readiness for his Eagle Board of Review

20170810 +

20170810 +
L took J to pick up his schedule for next year.
L had Dr. appointment to get cleared for teaching.  Had to get a shot and it hurt her (panzy)
No email so headed home to use home network
LDJG&I met Gma&paW for a very dinner @ Cheesecake Factory.
The boys told of all their vacation adventures
Everyone had plenty to eat and desserts were passed around, the wait staff sang happy bday to GpaW.
Headed home
DGF7 was at our house and DJG&I joined her to watch Fate of the Furious.
D&I out late returning movies.

20170809 -

20170809 - Up in the am and D headed out for an interview and I headed in for a busy morning at work.  GmaB spent the night last night to take the boys school shopping today.

20170808 -

20170808 - Up in the am and ready, D came home early,  I headed in to work.  Trying to get caught up on reporting.  J had CC practice today.  Had a full busy day of catching up.  Headed home, L & GmaB went to D's baseball game, they lost but D played a bunch of different positions and even pitched.  J headed out on his scooter and G&I went to his first practice with his Fall team, this will be an experience for him...  I hung out and talked with Tom and his dad until I had to go to the Scout Board of Review.  Home and we all hung out and chatted for a bit.  G headed to bed and DJ&I watched 'Collosal' before heading to bed.

20170807 - Back to Busy

20170807 - Up in the am and in to work.  It was a very quiet morning with a lot of catching up going on.  Full day in front of the desk sorting through email and getting things in order.  D worked a couple hours this am, got a hair cut and L got him all signed up for school.  J had CC practice this morning and G didn't get up until 11:30.  L has everything put away, laundry done and holding everything together.  After work I ran home for a minute, D went to DGF7's for dinner, J ran out for a scooter ride, I ate some pizza from last night and hung out with L&G for a minute before heading to a Landscape Board Meeting.  Home and LG&I watched 'Beauty and the Beast', D&J to Scouts.  D&J home, D over to a friends for the night, J finished the movie with us.  I got Doc and headed to Bible Bangers.  Home, checked on J&G and headed to bed.