20180930 - Book

20180930 - Up late and at the desk trying to get ahead of things...  Took a break to deliver the speaker to G's team at the wrong field first... then dropped it off at the right place and had to stick around for an inning because there was no one there to score... Relief showed up and I headed home to get more done. L mowing, J on Xbox and mowed the front. I ran out to get G about 6:15 and we hit the post office, gas station and brought Cane's home for dinner. G was exhausted and we wrapped up the weekend relaxing the rest of the night.

20180929 + Let's Go

20180929 + Up in the am and LJ&I headed down to Wilmington to watch D play baseball. It was great to see him having a blast with his friends and actually playing baseball. He had a couple of really good hits and plays in both games. DGF7 and another friend from Gahanna showed up for the second game and it was a long day. After the games we met D's new roommate, helped them swap a couch for a futon and then headed home. Home and L&I over to the McClain's to watch the OSU game with G's team. It was an AMAZING game!

20180928 - Ferrari

20180928 - Up in the am and J's mouth still swollen so he stayed home from school again today... I headed in later than normal and getting odds and ends done. Took a break to go out and sit in CB's new Ferrari :-) Finished up the day and headed home. Home and LJG&I went to Wendy's for dinner and then dropped G off at the church to go camping with the Scouts for the weekend and take the hunter safety course. Home and LJ&I watched 'The Invitation' a really good thriller that freaked L&J out. I had to stay up and watch another comedy movie with J so he would be able to sleep :-)

20180927 - Recliner

20180927 - Up in the am and J home from school as his top lip is still super swelled from the bee sting last night, like huge swollen and L needs to get him to Dr. I headed into work and hit the ground running. Bala was only here until 11 today so tried to cram as much in as possible while he was here. Now I need to finish documenting everything so when he returns on Monday all we have to do is review. Headed home in good time through the rain. Home and ate with the fam, J's mouth still swollen pretty bad... After dinner the boys retreated to the Xboxes and L&I went to work out. Home and I got cleaned up and watched Gahanna football on TV with G, they lost. G headed to bed and L&I watched some college football.

20180926 - Swollen J

20180926 - Up in the am and dropped J at school on this rainy gray morning. In to work and trying to get things done before my visitor showed up, that didn't work.. So in to the conference room I go... And in the conference room I stayed until 7:30pm... A lot of headway and good stuff but loads more to do... Home and relaxed, G missed his baseball practice and J came home with a swollen lip from getting stung. Exhausted so a pretty low key night. To bed in good time so tomorrow can be productive.

20180925 + Call From Teacher

20180925 + Up in the am and dropped J at school on the way to work. In to work and pounding folks for things they owe me to get the day rolling. Spent the entire day in the conference room defining changes. Headed home, L dropped G at baseball practice, I got a call from a teacher about J and the happenings @ Homecoming that were not shared with L&I... L home, no J he decided to stay at the volleyball game after XC tonight. I got a hold of J and arranged a pick up. Out, got J, had a discussion with him on the way to pick G up and let him know he's now under a microscope... Got G, home, ate, L&I to the gym. Home and boys on Xbox until bed time.

20180924 - Scout Pose

20180924 - Up in the am and dropped J at school on the rainy drive in to work. At the desk prepping things for a busy week ahead. In the conference room all day making progress forward and backward. Went out to lunch with Bala and Chiranjiv. Finished the day in the conf room with more great discussion. Headed home and sat with G as he did some homework and then ran to get J from XC. Home and had dinner with the fam. After dinner the boys and I went to Scouts. I stayed and had many discussions... Home and dropped the boys off and then ran some videos back and swung by the gas station. Home and got Doc and headed to Bible Bangers for a bit.

20180923 - Hiding

20180923 - Up late, D&DGF7 here, L made bfast for everyone and cut D's hair. LD&DGF7 went shopping for stuff for D, J transferring his room, G on the Xbox and I headed to the office to get organized. I ran J&G to help with an Eagle project, swung by and got gas, post office to ship things, Goodwill to donate things, then home to get more done. L went to get J&G about an hour later and once they got home we all headed to MOD Pizza for dinner. After dinner we dropped D&DGF7 off at the house so D could get on the road in good time. LJG&I headed up the road to get some school shoes. We found a pair for G, what a miserable experience, exactly why I don't shop... We got G to basketball practice a couple min late and then headed home. I headed to the gym and worked out. Home and got a shower, to bed, L&I started watching, L asleep in 10 min.

20180922 + Homecoming

20180922 + Up in the am and LG&I headed to Pickerington to watch J run. J got a personal best of 19:44 and came in 38th out of hundreds! After the race we headed home and stopped at a little roadside stand to get a pumpkin and some corn stalks. Home and Gma&paB arrived for a cookout and watch OSU football, the Coles arrive shortly after. D home for Homecoming, he got dressed up nice and  L and GmaB & Nicole went to take pictures of D&DGF7. Shortly after J all dressed up nice for Homecoming, he's going with a group of friends. L, GmaB & Nicole went to take pictures and he's spending the night at his buddy's. Everyone took off, L&I hung out watched more football G on Xbox. D home late and we chatted a bit.

20180921 - Fugitive

20180921 - Up in the am tired and dropped J off at school on the way to work. Chained to the desk for the day with only a couple meetings to get things organized. Had a good day of getting things done. It was interrupted by a call from my buddy Ransom that had Kip call him and tell him the Farm was blocked off by the FBI, Secret Service and US Marshals looking for a fugitive! I called Gma&paW and they were out of town. Headed home and Ransom let me know they caught the guy! It was all over the news. AMAZING. Home and got L&G and we headed to Wendy's for dinner and then to the high school football game. When we arrived J showed up with his friends. There was bad weather so the game started very late. We were getting beat so left after halftime, but they came back to win it. Up late watching Unsane, a scary movie.

20180920 - Spooky Server

20180920 - Up in the am and dropped J off on the way to work. In to the office and then in to the conference room all day for some more good but slower conversations.  Home and hung out on the back porch until I ran to pick G up at practice and we dropped his buddy Trent off on the way home. L&I went tot he gym and then home and fell asleep in the chair. Up late getting the OSU Football party invite out.

20180919 - Feather

20180919 - UP in the am and dropped J off at school and in to the office to get a bunch done before my guest showed up. We headed into the conference room for a fast and busy day of discussions with many guest assistants. L ran G all over town to get him a viola... I headed home and L had a bad day at school, some little kids keeps hitting other kids and L... After dinner I ran to the Home Depot, renewed some videos, got some beer and then Tom stopped over to get the baseball books in order. Inside and got everyone to bed. I stayed up and installed some cameras.

20180918 + Met Bala

20180918 + Up in the am and J&I dropped G off at school early for Bible study and then I dropped J at school on the way in to work. Busy morning preparing for a visitor from India week. Spent the day with Bala and we made fantastic progress, but it was exhausting. Home and hung out for a bit before running to pick G up from baseball. Home and L&I went to the gym. Home and shipped some ebay things. To bed in good time.

20180917 - Host

20180917 - Up in the am and dropped J off at school and in to the office preparing for a T-R visitor, so a very busy day. Home and ate quick and then relaxed for a couple of minutes before headed to the Booster meeting that I hosted. The meeting went well but took longer than expected. Home and got Doc and headed to Bible Bangers for a bit.

20180916 + A Lot Happening

20180916 + Up in the am and got J and his buddies up. L&I having coffee and reading the paper on the porch. Gma&paW delivered G's buddy Luke to his house and then brought G home and stayed for a visit and then L went with them to a craft show. J&G vegged out on the Xbox for a bit while I trimmed the ivy around the West windows and worked in the office. Around 3 I ran J&G over to help a Scout with his Eagle Project and I hit the desk again making a Team App for D's college baseball team. L&Gma&paW got home and we visited for a bit until L&GmaW went to pick up the boys. Boys home and hung out for a bit before I ran G to basketball practice and then picked up some Chinese for dinner. Ran and got G and then home to watch a movie with the boys before bed.

20180915 - Photo Bomber

20180915 - Up in the am and L had already dropped J off to catch the buss for XC at 6:30... I got around and LG, Luke & I headed to Westerville to watch J run. J fell on the first lap, got kicked in the face and still managed to get a person best time of 19:50! After the race we left J there and headed North to transfer G & Luke to Gma&paW so they could go up and watch the Indians game today. L&I headed home, too late in the day to swing down and D's scrimmage, so we swung by the gym for a work out and then to Kroger to get some groceries. Home and J has the house full of boys, G called while we were eating lunch to tell me he got an MLB ball already during batting practice. L did some cleaning and I got into the office. I eventually finished up in the office after getting LOADS done and L&I headed out leaving J and his 2 friends at the house. We swung by the post office, gas station and the Gigler's to drop off a jersey and chat for a minute before getting to the McClain's to watch the first half of the OSU game. We had fun there and headed home at halftime arriving home to find J attempting to make a fire on the brick patio with no fire ring... OMG... Got J and his friends under control and L&I watched the rest of a super exciting football game, with only one interruption of L spilling a drink all over the kitchen, what a Win against a ranked team. To bed late.

20180914 - No Watch

20180914 - I did NOT want to get up today, neither did the sun... Up and drove J to school through thick fog and it was foggy all the way to work. In and at the desk trying to prep for the upcoming visit next week. Took a break mid day to take a couple of the guys over to the new building and check out the progress. After work I headed home and hung out for a bit. G got picked up by a buddy to go to the high school football game and LJ&I headed out to. We dropped J off at his XC dinner and L&I went on to eat at Nazareth. After dinner we swung by and picked up J, headed to the movie store and then on to the Varney's to see about an Apple Watch, but couldn't get it to work. We hung out there for a while and laughed our heads off! Home and G and his buddy Luke here for the night, up late playing on the Xbox and I watched 'Winchester' a scary movie based on the Winchester Mansion.

20180913 + Turd Grade

20180913 + Up late in the am as J is sick and not going to school. In to the conference room all morning to make headway on the internal website, then got my butt kicked at shuffleboard again... Finished the day strong and headed home. J was still miserable and G was dressed for baseball practice, L&I headed to Reynoldsburg to pick up auction items. on the way L told stories of her day and that today one of her tiny students left a turd on the floor for her :-o hahahaha! Makes my days sound pretty good. We picked up the fantastic purchases and and headed home swinging through Arby's to pick up dinner. Home and ate with J and then rushed to the baseball field only to be 30 min early to pick G up which gave me plenty of time to frustrate Tom & Bill. Got G and home to settle in for the night watching some game shows until bed.

20180912 - Knew it

20180912 - J&I up and moving very slow today. Dropped him off at the BP at the last possible moment. In to work through some heavy traffic and trying to get rolling... Had a pretty good day, but participated in a shuffleboard tournament and got beat in the first round... Home and G doing homework before heading to the Xbox, J at XC and then wanted to go running around with friends again but we made him stay home and mow the yard. L&I headed to the gym and I met with a trainer that told me what I already knew... Home and then watched some TV with the fam until we all headed to bed.

20180911 + Special Track Help

20180911 + Up in the am and dropped J at school and headed in to work. VERY quiet morning in the office and I got a lot lined up and ready to tackle when folks get in. Day was pretty productive, but not as fruitful as I had hoped. Looks like the project I am working on is going to be 2-4x the original anticipated cost. Home and teaching L how to ship ebay stuff... she's doing pretty good. L cooked some dinner and I ran to pick J up at the DQ after his extended practice where the XC team helped some local kids train for the Special Olympics. Home and J&I joined L&G at their in progress fish dinner that was pretty yummy. Immediately after dinner J had some friends pick him up and he went to a Bible study. G headed to the basement for a Fortnite coma and L&I headed to the gym to work out. It was a nice workout and we grabbed some dried fruit and nuts for my lunches at Kroger after and got some gas. Home and J home and we turned off electronics and headed to bed.

20180910 - Guys Hanging Out

20180910 - Up in  the am and dropped J at school. I headed on in to work and went around starting things as planed from over the weekend, going to be a busy day... It was a busy day and I got a ton done. Headed out a couple min behind but traffic not as bad as expected so home in good time. Hung out at home shipping some ebay stuff, ran to pick J up and then L had us sit down for dinner. JG&L told of their days and it was nice. After dinner L gave J&G haircuts and looked up their grades, so far, so good... The boys got cleaned up and played the Xbox for a bit and then we all watched the season finale of American Ninja Warrior. No Bible Bangers tonight so I got to hang out. Boys to bed and I was up late doing work emails and looking at auction items.

20180909 - Circular Sermon

20180909 - Up in the am and JG&I to church. After the circular sermon with no connecting message I woke up and we headed home. J plugged into his Xbox and L&I dropped G off at baseball practice and then continued on to the gym to try out our new membership. We were there for an hour, L on the treadmill and I did a couple different things that apparently didn't kill me. We swung by and picked up G and headed home. We hung out around the house until late afternoon when D should up with DGF7 and we headed to Steak 'n Shake for dinner. After dinner we dropped G off at open gym for basketball. Home and watch some of the Jack Ryan series. I ran to pick G up and his nighttime illnesses set in. Got the boys to bed and L&I finished watching the Jack Ryan series, really good.

20180908 - Sign Me Up!

20180908 - Up late to a rainy day, L cleaning everything and G in the basement yelling at the Xbox. I headed in to the office and shipped some things and got caught up. Out to watch some of the OSU football game (blowout) and in and out of the office. Had a couple bowls of chili and then L&I headed out to run some errands. The first stop was Planet Fitness where we got a tour and signed up for a membership :-o  After that we browsed the Goodwill next door and L found some treasures... we swung through the bank on the way home. Home and watched some more football until bedtime.

20180907 + Gym Time

20180907 + Up in the am and dropped J at school a bit early so he could get to the XC locker room to drop his stuff off for the overnighter. On to work and had a super busy day making good advances in many areas. Headed out through the pouring rain and took the backway as the roads were a mess. Took an hour and 10 min to get home... G was home as the Scout campout at Lake Erie was cancelled due to bad weather heading in to the area. Headed over to Doc's to set up his garage door openers and then home for a bit before LG&I headed to the McClain's. We got there and then headed out. We dropped the kids at a gym and then we all went out for a nice dinner. Picked the kids up after dinner and went back to their house for a bit and then home and to bed, dead tired.

20180906 + Pitching

20180906 + Up in the am and dropped J at school and headed into to work. Had a brief discussion with an employee on the way in and he let me know they are all hopeful I can solve their system problem... Gave some of my auction purchases to the ladies in the office and then at the desk getting things done. Had a busy day and got a lot done. Headed to Pickerington to meet L&G at a baseball game. It was our first game with the new boys and they did really well together. G took the mound for the last 3 innings and killed it, I LOVE watching him pitch. They boys won 10-4 and G&I headed home and it started pouring. We swung through Arby's to get some dinner and then headed home. Home and ate and then finished the night up in good time, pried J off his Xbox and everyone to bed.

20180905 - Delirium

20180905 - Up in the am and J&I are dragging today. Got J to school with no time to spare and he forgot his water in the car. On to work, Jason is in town today and I am at the desk knocking things out. Had a busy day with an epiphany at the end and stayed to get it out of my head and make it happen. Traffic was a nightmare so I swung by the new office on the way home to check progress. Home and L made me some dinner and then we went to pick J up at a friends house. Home and the boys on their Xboxes and Lori and I watched 'Delirium' that was pretty scary and I knew once L started watching it she wouldn't be able to stop hahahahah! All to bed in good time. I stayed up looking through auctions watching TV and playing on the phone.

20180904 + Lights Out

20180904 + Up and dropped J at school and in to the office. It is Tuesday but really feels like a Monday. Had a couple early day meetings that shot the morning. Finished the day at the desk getting things organized and done. Headed home in good time and L&I ran to Reynoldsburg to pick up some auction items and chat about the weekend without kids around. We got our stuff and got home, J had a friend over and then they went out scottering a bit. I changed into a ridiculous Hawaiian shirt and argyle socks outfit and went to pick G up at baseball. The outfit didn't phase G and we headed home after checking in with the guys. Home and did some admin stuff for G's baseball team and then dug into email. Got boys to bed in good time. I stayed up and watched a HORRIFYING movie 'Lights Out'

20180903 - Nervous Ride

20180903 - Up and ready to get J from his run and he called letting me know another parent was going to take them home. Good thing as I was just getting ready to leave on the 25min drive to pick them up and they were already done... I got into the kitchen and cooked up some eggs and bacon for G and his buddy Trent. Trent left and G helped me clean up the kitchen, basement and his room. D did some laundry and ran to pick J up. I posted and shipped ebay things. G headed out to do some bowling with his buddy Owen. In to the desk to get things caught up, D ran and got DGF7. Lilly and I waited on the front porch for L. L got home safe and sound and had a good trip. L&I caught up with D&DGF7 and I finished things up in the office for the night. L&I ran to get some KFC for dinner and ate with J&G, D bailed... Hung out at home chatting and watching some TV. D ran in and ran out headed back to school. L&I not happy he is taking a car and watched his progress to make sure he made it safe. L&I to bed in good time.

20180902 - Pool Side Swappers

20180902 - Up in the am to G's screams at the Xbox... Happened again and the Xbox went off for the day... G received a correction for his screaming and slamming things around in his room... D headed out with DGF7. JG&I headed to Johnstown for the 'Swappers Day' and met up with Gma&paW and J's buddy Conor. We walked around and looked at all the stuff. Everyone getting something, I got a snow-cone as everything is priced retail...  Boys all got cool stuff they were happy with. Home and we swung by to pickup G's buddy Trent. All the boys headed to Subway to get us dinner. I then ran Conor home and J to his buddy's so he had a ride to a super early run in the morning, I am going to be their return trip. Home and played Trouble with G and Trent, beat them bad until they finally won and got the Xbox turned back on. D went to dinner with a couple of his high school buddies and spent the evening in his room.

20180901 - Running Family & Friends

20180901 - Up WAY TO EARLY to drive J to XC bus. Home and slept for another hr and then got D&G up and we went to watch J run. J did great, he ran 3.1 miles in 20:04! DG&I swung through a Waffle House for a feast on the way home. Home and D&G played some wiffle ball for a bit, then G to the basement screaming at his game, D&I did some things on the back porch (pay his school bill, ck his Gahanna retirement account...) and then he gave his car a once over while I did some work while watching the OSU game. Later D ran to get J and get some things for his car maintenance. I stayed on the porch as it started pouring and D ran to get DGF7, J got cleaned up and plugged into the Xbox and G ran to Goodwill with Gma&paW. Gma&paW back and got J and they all headed to the Laser Tag place, D&DGF7 met them there. I hung back and got some more work done. D&DGF7 picked me up about 6:30 to go to Massy's Pizza for a family get together after the Laser Tag. It was a nice event to mingle with folks. Home and watched some TV with J&G.