20180131 - Steak n' Shake Lover

20180131 - Up at 5 to the neighbors barking dog. Got a bit more sleep before heading to work with a detour to drop off J's laptop and phone at his school. In to work getting ready for an early meeting. Had a very busy day and got a bunch of things done. Headed home through a bunch bad traffic. Got home and shipped a couple things for eBay and Amazon. then LG&I headed out to get some dinner at Steak n' Shake while D was at baseball and J was at skiing. We had a good meal and swung by Giant Eagle and picked up some ice cream and chocolate syrup. We hit the gas station too and made it home. D was home and we hung out for a bit before i rant to get J at skiing, his last night, and he told me of the fun he had. Home and J had a snack and watched a wood carving show with D&I.

20180130 - Exerciser

20180130 - Up in the am and in to work. Spent some time on the shopfloor this morning and then into the conference room for meetings and calls all day. Headed home and caught L doing exercises in the front room, had dinner with LJ&G, D was somewhere with DGF7. After dinner L&I taught J&G how to play euchre. Once they got the hang of it they liked it. D eventually showed up and we caught up with him a bit. Up late working on the Scout website.

20180129 + Another Monday

20180129 + Up slow on this Monday and in to work. Making refinements on some of the apps I built with Garret and Brian. Finished up the day out in the warehouse counting locations. Headed home and L was dropping G off at basketball practice, D was at baseball and J in the basement eating and playing on the Xbox. I got something to eat quick and then ran J to Scouts and did some work with the guys on the websites and advancements. Left Scouts to go pick up G at practice and then then we headed home. D&DGF7 showed up and I ran to get J att Scouts. Home for just another minute before getting Doc and heading to Bible Bangers.

20180128 - By 1 Shot

20180128 - Up in the am an LG&I headed to church and D posted some things on ebay and then went to Panera to deliver things to hungry people. Home from church, L doing laundry, J writing a paper, G on the Xbox for a min before getting picked up to go hit at D-Bats and I am trying to get caught up on Blog, Booster, Baseball and Scout tasks. J headed out to scooter with some of his friends and G came home and we packed up and headed to teays valley for hiss basketball game. It was a very aggressive and poorly called game and the boys lost by 1 bucket :-( Home and D was home washing his shoes in the sink and J had the backyard full of boys and the apple tree full of hanging scooters. DGF7 showed up and L put them to work taking down the Christmas lights while J and his friends made a scooter ramp and G played on the Xbox. I finished renaming about a thousand photos and videos on the couch. The day wound down and the kids left.

20180127 - 3 Gyms 4 G

20180127 - Up in the am and L headed out with the Cole's to go visit Gma&paB for GpaB's bday. I got settled at the desk and started getting things done. I then took Brady and G to the high school to drop G off for baseball and checked in with D as he was helping out. I dropped Brady off at home and headed to the bank and gas station for cash and gas. Home and got more done at the desk with J yelling at his friends on the xbox in the basement. D&G home and I ran out to pick up watch batteries and swing by Dave's to get more stuff for ebay. Home and caught up on more things and did some restocking. Then JG&I headed to G's basketball game with D&DGF7 meeting us there for the game. G played really hard but most of the boys were walking around asleep and they got smoked. After the beating D&DGF7 headed out and JG&I headed to Moe's where we ran into the Reeds and had a good dinner. Home and got G changed and to his baseball practice. I stayed and worked the scoreboard, well at least I hit the buzzer when G got the ball and scared the poop out of him :-) Practice over and G&I headed home. L home, J&G cleaned up and we watched Osiris Child in the basement before heading to bed.

20180126 - Tommy's Bday

20180126 - Up slow in the am and in to work. Pretty quiet day other then a few calls so lining things up to knock out next week. Headed home and got L&G and we headed to Coaches for Tom's bday party. I ate a ton of wings and hung out talking between songs. It was a good time and we headed home with one more boy, Brady and D was gone as he went to Chad's to spend the night.

20180125 + All Hands

20180125 + Up in the am and in to work. Was a good day of getting info from the team to keep building the tool. We had an all hands meeting today. After getting some things done in the afternoon I bailed a couple min early to hit 3 auction houses on the way home. Home and had dinner with the fam. D reshipping some ebay packages he shipped wrong and that were returned to us... DGF7 over and her and D worked on the fish tank while L ran G to basketball and the Home Depot to try and figure out what to do with the kitchen table she now has painted all white (smh). I got G from practice. We all slowed down for the night and to bed.

20180124 - Careful

20180124 - Up in the am and in to work through some flurries. Had a good day at work. home and LG&I headed out for dinner at City BBQ, D stayed home waiting on DGF7, J at ski club. We had a nice dinner and swung by the gas station to fill up on the way home. Home and D still waiting... G cleaned up a mess he made with a friend of his that came over after school and I was waiting for him in the closet to return the vacuum... Ran to pick J up from ski club. Up late working on an app, watching Shannarh on Netflix.

20180123 - Movie Time

20180123 - Up in the am and in to work. Had a busy morning and then spent some time on the floor learning a new process I am going to try and improve. Ran DeVonn to the airport and then to the home office to take a call and work on building an app. Had dinner with the Fam and then we all went down to the basement to watch Geostorm. It was a good movie and we all headed to bed afterwards. Up late doing some work on the laptop and finished season 2 of Colony on Netflix.

20180122 - Triplicate

20180122 - Up slow in the am and in to work. Had a busy productive day and headed out. First stop was to get a haircut and then to stop by the watch shop where the guy hasn't touched my watches since dropping them off before Christmas... I swung through Jersey Mike's to get a sub that I ate a chunk of sitting in the high school parking lot waiting for the Athletic Booster meeting to start. The Booster meeting ran long so I headed straight to Scouts to catch up and get advancements. Home for a quick second before getting Doc and heading to Bible Bangers. It was great to catch up with all the guys. Home and to bed after an incredibly busy day.

20180121 + Marion Game

20180121 + Up in the am and got G to baseball practice. I updated our game schedule while G hit. After practice we ran home and picked up L&J and headed to Vinnie's for his bday party and check out the work they did in their kitchen, it is beautiful. D headed to work and the rest of us headed to Marion for a G's basketball game. Uncle Roger, aunt Mary and Gma&paW met us there. The boys played a great first half and then didn't show up for the second and lost, but G was all over the place and played hard. After the game we went to Ralphie's for a nice dinner. Headed home and watched some football in the basement with D.

20180120 - Spectators

20180120 - Up in the am and D already out to work at the baseball clinic. L made bfast for JG&I and then I ran G to the 2nd half of the baseball clinic. L went out to do some shopping, J took off on his scooter around the town with friends and In to the office to do some work. D&G home and D headed out to D-Bats with DGF7. G rested and I got more done. L home and LG&I headed to G's basketball game and were joined by D and DGF7. The boys played great, moved the ball , made shots and looked really good to get the W. After the game the team went to Coaches for a team party. It was a loud good time. After the party the Moros' came to our house to sit and chat until late.

20180119 - Big mOuth

20180119 - Up in the am and in to work. It was a busy day of knocking things out and wrapping things up: Got  TON done today. L got J&G to the eye doctor today, their eyes are perfect. D had hitting with the high school at D-Bats. Home and sat on 270 for 30 minutes behind an accident that shut down 2 lanes. Home and the McClains over for pizza and games. We played the dentist hold your mouth open game and it was a riot, our ribs hurt we were laughing so hard. Good times with good friends.

20180118 + DGF7 17

20180118 + Up in the am and in to work. It was a busy day lining things up and trying to make progress. Home and D was out with DGF7, it was her bday and they stopped by for a minute before going out to eat. I ran G to basketball and hung out with L until I ran to pick him up. All home and to bed in good time.

20180117 - DG Ed

20180117 - UP in the am and in to work. Mary Ellen here today for Dangerous Goods shipping education. The app I built last weekend seems to be working well and keeping things flowing better. Home and hung out with L&G, we watched a movie. D was at baseball conditioning and then with DGF7. I ran to pick J up from ski club, he had a blast and said he wrecked hard a couple times tonight going over jumps. J&I stopped to get gas and then headed home.

20180116 + Quieter @ Work

20180116 + Up in the am and tried to work from home but the boys had a snow day and the noise was not not going to allow a productive day so I headed in to the office through the crappy weather. Good thing I went in I was all over the plant today chasing things down.

Home for a minute, L was cooking dinner, D was buying an April prom dress with DGF7, J was at a skate park and G was at Brady's shoveling driveways. I ran out to pick up G and purchased some Girl Scout cookies from Amaya. Good to see the McClains and catch up for a minute. Home and LG&I had dinner and then headed to the basement to watch 'Allied'. It was a good intense movie. J home, sore from skating crashes. D home and showed us pics of the dress. To bed early.

20180115 - Shovelers

20180115 - Up slow in the am and in through bad roads to get to work. Got caught up on emails and synced up with the teams on an app I worked on over the weekend and got it set live. Went around and gathered requirements for another app I am working on and then packed up to head home through some crappy weather. On the way home I found J and one of his friends that had been out shoveling drives all afternoon. They made $198!!! No scouts or Bible Bangers tonight due to MLK day and horrible weather.

20180114 - Little Dribbler

20180114 - Up late got some things shipped and sorted. Worked on app for work until time to head across town to G’s basketball game, they won! Home had dinner and D and DGF7 here with fish... Watched a couple movies with J&G and then up til 4 working on work app.

20180113 - Girly Rockers

20180113 - Gma&paW gone by time I got up. L cleaned out the basement and D&I spent a ton of time in office today getting things done and sorted for D to list or donate. Got cleaned up and LG&I headed to Morros’ for dinner and some fun. D went to DGF7's and J stayed home to play the Xbox. Home late from a fun night of L singing and dancing with friends.

20180112 + Spaghetti Phantom

20180112 + Up and in to work for a busy day. Got what I needed to done, saw Sherry off, finished up some odds and ends and headed home before the weather got bad. Gma&paW arrived, we all got changed and headed to Spaghetti Warehouse for a really nice meal. I took some pics and sent them to our friends in Holland that are there with us a year or so ago. D broke a leg off a chair.headed to Phantom of the Opera. It was a good show I had trouble hearing the words. Everyone loved it and G was memorized by it. 

It had snowed the entire time we were in the play and the roads, even 670, were awful. Took a long time to get home. We had to force GpaW to stay, way too risky to try to get to the Farm in this weather. The boys stayed up and watch an old Robinson Cruso on AMC before heading to bed late.

20180111 - Foody Friends

20180111 - Up in the am and in to work. It was another busy day of getting things done and chasing down actions. Justin and Sherry forced me off the PC and to the Waffle House for a good steak and eggs lunch. Back to the office to finish the day and then home. Home and grabbed something to eat. G's basketball practice was cancelled as we getting ready to head out the door so LG&I tried out a new game he got for Christmas, it was a hoot. J was in the basement and D&DGF7 swung by before getting dinner at Chipotle and then back to eat. Everything settled down and I talked to GmaW for a bit before getting lilly in and settling in to get caught up on the blog.

20180110 - No Chips

20170110 - UP in the am and in to work and straight to the conference room to get started on another day of meetings. The meetings went well and we wrapped things up from the previous day. We had some time to get some things done in the afternoon before Justin, Sherry and I headed to Scioto Downs for a nice dinner at Brew Brothers. It was good to decompress and just hang out after the couple days of meeting. After dinner we walked around the casinos and checked out all the loud flashing games. Headed home and D picked up J from ski club and G was already in bed. To bed early from a couple of long days.

20180109 - Meeting

20180109 - Up in the am and swung through Dunkin Doughnuts to get stuff for the big meeting today. We spent the entire day in the conference room reviewing items and planning for future business. After the meetings we headed home where I got a quick bite and then played some Othello with G while watching Family Feud. J came up from the basement and joined us to watch Ellen's new game show, it is a riot. Not up late, tired from a long day.

20180108 + No School

20180108 + Up in the am to a quiet house as school was cancelled in the middle of the night. I headed in to work and made a trip to the Casino to pick up Sherry and bring her to the office as being from Texas she is not use to the snowy roads that were pretty bad. Had an extremely busy and productive day. Left work late and headed home. L was home but left shortly after I arrived to pick G up from basketball practice. D had baseball tonight and J was hanging out getting the Scout newsletter together. Scouts was cancelled due to the weather so we all just hung out and tried to keep warm.

20180107 - 96 Years!

20180107 - Up in the am and L headed to Delaware to meet Gma&paB to have a visit with GGmaK. for her 96th bday! L reported it was a good visit and GGmaK was doing well but was having a hard time hearing. G&I headed out to his baseball practice at D-Bats and I got caught up on some team admin stuff while he practiced. After baseball we headed all the way across town to Upper Arlington to his basketball game. It was a close game at the beginning and not some much. G played hard and had a good time. I got to watch the game as another dad did the scoring for the day. After the game we headed home swinging through McD's to get some food. Home and D was somewhere, J was skating with Conor and L got home and told us about her visit. We stayed in and watched a movie to finish off the freezing cold night and get ready for next week.

20170106 - Cold Bouncing

20170106 - Up in the am and D out to work at the high school baseball clinic. I ran G there for his age group. Not feeling well but LJG&I headed to G's basketball game, they lost.  After the game we went out to eat at Nazareth. Swung through Kroger on the way home to get cold medicine and snacks. Home and watched a movie.

20170105 + Dressing the Dog

20170105 + UP in the am and in to work not feeling well and juiced up on cold medicine. We had out Holiday/New Year party today and it was fun. Home and trying to take it easy. J dressed up Lilly and we just hung out at home for the evening.

20180104 - Grant Who?

20180104 - Up in the am and not feeling great, but in through the cold to work and on the phone for most of the day... Home felt like I was hit by a bus. G was at basketball and we forgot about him, the coach had to call us and it was an interesting conversation with all the cold medication...

20180103 - No Cracking!

20180103 - Up in the am and in to work. It was another cold day with a ton of things to do. Very busy today and got a ton of data crunching done. Home and had dinner with L&G while D was at baseball conditioning and J was at Ski Club. We hung out and watched a couple of movies and I ran to pick up J with a quick stop to buy lottery tickets on the way. Got J, headed home, D home and we all caught up on the day. All to bed and I was up until 2:30 trying to fix J's phone he decided to try and crack. Had to reset it 3 times and gave up and went to bed, we'll see how it looks tomorrow.

20180102 - Howdy's Okay

20180102 - Up in the am and working from home this morning waiting for a colleague to arrive at the airport that I will transport to work. I got a lot done in the am and then ran to get DeVonn and we met Justin for lunch. In to the office for a busy day and a late call. Home and had some leftovers and watched the new Ellen game show, it was a riot. Everyone to bed and I was up late trying to get technology to work...

20180101 - 2018 Good Start!

20180101 - Up in the am and G&I headed to Meijer to return a toy and get some steaks and chocolate sauce for lunch. It is FREEZING cold outside! We got our stuff and headed home. L&G prepared the side dishes and I cooked the steaks outside on the grill. Had an issue with the propane being low and had to swap out tanks so the meat would cook. Everything cooked and in for a fantastic New Years steak dinner that everyone enjoyed. 

We hung out watching football most of the afternoon. I ran J over to Skate Naked, an indoor skate park where he met up with a couple of friends. home and Bill & Brady stopped over to watch some football and play Recoil, the new laser tag kind of game we got. It was a great game and towards the end I took G and Brady with me to pick up J. We went in and the boys thought it was super cool. Home and Brady is spending the night. We all hung out in watching football, L working on a puzzle, D playing with his new GoPro, J looking things up on the PC and G and Brady playing on the Xbox. After football we all headed to bed.