20191231 + Good Bye 2019

20191231 + Up in the am and headed in to work for a little bit. Cory down to the office and Cory bought lunch for Lonie and I. We all bailed out a bit early and headed home to finish up 2019. LG&I to Canes for dinner, it was closed so on to Arby's. We had a nice meal and then headed home and wrangled up some friends for a last minute party. The Mallonns and McClains came over and we played games until 2020 arrived!

20191230 + Movie Day

20191230 + Up late and at some point JG&I went to watch the latest Star Wars movie, The Rise of Skywalker

20191229 - Winger Christmas Party

20191229 - Up in the am and we had some bfast and hung out at the Farm a bit before heading over to Shelby for the Winger family Christmas party. We had some good food, Chinese noodle candy, played soem games and learned to tie a bow tie! We passed out gifts and hung out with the fam until late. We packed up and headed head home. Still pretty worn down and happy to rest after the wonderful trip.

20191228 - Farm Christmas

20191228 - Up in the am and we drove through Wendy's on the way up to the Farm. We got to the Farm and hung out a bit before we opened presents with Gma&paW. We went around and opened things and we all had  a nice time and got nice things. We had dinner and hung out the rest of the night and tried to teach Gma&paW how to use their new TV.

20191227 - Filing

20191227 - Up in the am and in to work. At the desk fixing things for end of year. Home and we all hung out. Still not 100% from my pre-Christmas illness.

20191226 - Quiet Day

20191226 - Up in the am and headed in to work. Nice quiet day at the desk getting things done for 2019 and getting ready for 2020. Finished the day and was the last one out of the building. Got home and had dinner with L&G, they used the Fry Daddy and made french fries :-) After dinner we watched a movie, I fell asleep... When I woke up we watched some more TV and hung out. J came home from work, changed and went to spend the night at a friends. D came home from a buddy's late.

20191225 + Christmas Day

20191225 + Up early and the boys opened their stuff. They got some things they wanted. It goes too fast... They cleaned up all their stuff and took it upstairs after hanging out a bit. We all got cleaned up and headed over to Nicole's for Christmas inner with Gma&paB and Gma&paW. We had nice dinner, checked out Rich's guitar shop, opened some presents. We headed home all relaxing All together to watch John Wick 3 to end the very nice day.

20191224 + Christmas Eve

20191224 + Up in the am and in to work through a think fog, ready for Rudolph!. Lonie out and caught the flu. Was a half day but got a couple important 2020 tasks done. Headed home and L's family showed up for a late lunch and a gift exchange. I got my Fondooler back! It was a nice day and L had the house looking like it came out of a magazine. We took a break and LD&I watched Ready or Not. Everyone down to finish off the night and head to bed so Santa could come.

20191223 - Christmas Angel

20191223 - Up in the am and in to work. Had a fill day of folks scrambling around to try and get things done before Christmas. Headed home in good time and hung out at the house for the evening as Scouts and Bible Bangers were cancelled. Chris Pettit stopped by with a funny gift for me.

20191222 - Perfect Fortune

20191222 - Up late and L&G wrapping presents. I hit the desk doing $ and things for Boosters and ebay. D&J home from their friend's. Doc stopped over to deliver a Christmas Card. D&I headed out to get his gifts, it was a long adventure at several stores. We stopped and had a nice dinner at Panda Express and I got a perfect fortune cookie!  Home and relaxed the rest of the evening. We all watched the new Dora the Explorer movie.

20191221 + Warm Breeze

20191221 + Up lat L&I headed to G's basketball game in Pickerington, it was an ass-beating 60-17. On the way home we hit TSC and Culrver's for lunch. One last stop at the Auction house in Reynoldsburg before getting home. I ran to pick G up and then G&I went Christmas shopping for him. We had a good time in the store, setting all the egg timers and throwing balls and shoes at each other. We stopped and got some dinner at Arby's on the way home. Home and we ate and watched some of the OSU basketball game. After the game we headed to the basement to watch the 'Aeronauts'. L feel asleep but G&I thought it was a good movie. L went to bed and G&I watched a couple Jack Ryan episodes before heading to bed. I stayed up and watched a couple more shows. As soon as I shut my light off at 1am G came down the steps, couldn't sleep... So I got him set up in the living room and we watched another episode of Jack Ryan, G fell asleep, but now I can't sleep... last look at clock 3am...

20191220 - Gambling

20191220 - Up in the am and in to work. Lonie left to go home early, he was feeling sick... I got as much done as I could and headed out a bit early to run home and pick up L. L was all dolled up. We headed to a hall on the west side for our company Christmas party. It was a gambling night. I introduced L to everyone, we ate and played craps. I won and won and L ran over and traded our chips for raffle tickets. We won one of the grand prizes, a Nintendo Switch. It was a good time. We headed out a bit early, I'm still not 100%. Home and headed to bed.

20191219 - G on the Wet Side.

20191219 - Up and to work. Finished the day and went to G's basketball game on the West side. Home and rested trying to get my strength back.

20191218 + Santa Came to Town

20191218 + Up slow and into the office. Worked as much as possible trying to catch up. Gma&paB were the Claus' at L's school today. Don't remember much else.

20191217 - Infectiousness

20191217 - Up late, last time I looked at clock last night was 5:15... Drug myself into the office and got some things done. Home and Gma&paB in town, decided not to stay with us due to the infectiousness. Took lots of meds and went to bed

20191216 - Skipping Out

20191216 - Up and in to the office nice and slow. Had a meeting and then hit the desk to get caught up on email. Finished the day and worked my way home. L ran G to basketball practice and DJ&I had some dinner. J vanished to his room, D&I watched some TV and then D&J headed to Scouts. I settled in the chair in the living room and skipped Scouts, Boosters and Bible Bangers tonight. L&G home and then D&J home. Watched some football before heading to bed and watching the clock until  last look at 5:15am....

20191215 - Banquet

20191215 - Was up and down all night. last time I looked at the clock was 5:155am. Up at 1pm,.. Sat at the desk and got some things done. Took it easy, D and his baseball buddies headed to their Columbus Braves banquet. I got myself around and went as well. It was at TAT Ristorante, a nice Italian place in not a great neighborhood. Bruce the coach had door prizes and speeches and special guests. Sad thing is only 5 players showed up from the nearly 20 on the team and only a handful of parents. We all sat at one of the three long tables that were reserved, the other 2 empty. He made the best of it and it was a good time and some good food, will have to take the fam there sometime. After the banquet I thanked the coach and when I got home most of the boys that went were at my house and I thanked them for going too. It is a different time now, where Bruce wants to have a nice banquet and reflect on the past season, the world today is moving too fast, people don't care are and are worried too much about next season already... Home and L&G were coloring pics in the living room. I hung out with them, D and his friends played cards in the basement and J got home and headed to the basement as well. Up on and off throughout the night, getting 3hr bursts of sleeps interrupted by sever coughing fits.

20191214 - Grant @ Grin

20191214 - Still drained I didn't do much today. J and his basketball team worked at GRIN today helping folks with their Christmas shopping. He had a good time and it was good too hep out the community.

20191213 - Supposed to be Sick?

20191213 - Up late and worked from home a bit. L home from work, had her Christmas party today and had a good time. G home from School and L&G headed out for dinner and to see the new Jumanji a movie. Jack worked at Wendy's. I got myself together somehow and headed out, swung through Wendy's to get a grilled chicken sandwich. Home and Lilly and I ate. To bed exhausted.

20191212 - Down and Out

20191212 - Had a pretty horrible night. Woke up at 3pm today...

20191211 - Sickerer

20191211 - Up and in to work, not feeling great... Left at lunch and headed to the Scout shop and got awards. Headed to Financial Planners office for annual meeting. Made it through the meeting and headed home and started taking meds... I went to bed. Jack worked late at Wendy's tonight.

20121210 - Sicker

20121210 - Up slow in the am and in to work. Probably should have stayed home... Did get a couple of things done. Home and feeling worse. G had a basketball game today.

20191209 - Sick

20191209 - Up slow in the am, feel like I have been hit by a bus... In to work and slowly getting a couple things done. Finished the day off and headed home. J had another concert tonight and L ran G to and from basketball. I pretty much sat in the living room in a vegetated state for the evening. to bed and couldn't sleep...

20191208 + Singing!

20191208 + Up LATE and got myself together. J was already to the high school for this concert and Gma&paW apparently stopped by but I missed the whole thing... Helped D with his bat a bit and got a couple of things done at the desk. L ran G to basketball practice and then L&I went to J's Christmas concert at the school. The concert was awesome. After the concert we went to McD's for dinner and then home, dropped off L and ran to get G. Home and chatted with J about the concert a bit and then headed off to bed for a sleepless night.

20191207 - Bat Maker

20191207 - Up in the am and L ran G to basketball and J off to Saturday school for being tardy too many times.I got a bunch of stuff organized while watching some football. D home, L&I forced him out to the garage to start on his bat order, he only did half the bat. J home from Saturday school and went over to the Mallonn's to help make candy and spend the night. We got G from practice and then headed to the McClain's to watch the Big 10 Championship game. It was a pretty crappy first half, but then the Buckeyes came out to play in the second half and sealed the win! Good time tonight, headed home and crashed.

20191206 + Trouble

20191206 + Up in the am and in to work. Spent the morning get caught up on stuff. Had a busy day and headed home. Home and had dinner with G&L, J was at work until late. G had his buddy Trent over and I played Trouble with them and then they played the on their Xboxes. L&I watched 'Angel has Fallen'. J home and we chatted for a bit before heading to bed.

20191205 - Front Man

20191205 - Up in the am and swung by the post office to drop off shipments, got a haircut and hit Planet Fitness quick. In to the office and solved 3 things in the first 10 min. Off and running the rest of the day. Headed home, L at G's basketball game in Grove City, they lost. I stopped at Wendy's on the way home for dinner and J was working the front counter. It was his first time doing it and people were lined up out the door. But he was slow and steady asking for help when he needed it and didn't get flustered. I ordered, sat down and ate and he kept the line moving. J came out as I was finishing up as his break started and we chatted a bit and then I headed home. L arrived home and then I ran to get G when he got back in town. We watched some Christmas shows and I stayed up to make sure J got home from work. J home and we looked at his phone a bit. i stayed up working on his phone until too late.

20191204 - Jut a Day

20191204 - Up slow in the am and in to work. At the desk monkeying around. Finished the day late and headed home. Had dinner with L&G and then hung out in the living room on the PC for the evening. J worked until late.

20191203 - G's Court

20191203 - Up in the am and dropped G off at school for Bible study on the way in to work. At the desk getting things done all day in lots of different areas. Headed to G's school to see his first official basketball game of the season and met L there. G did AMAZING and played almost the entire game. He had great steals, passes and made 8pts. Had several parents stop us, 8th grade parents and some with no kids playing, to say they came early or just came to see G play. Don't know how he does it... Home and ate with L and then hung out in front on the TV, did some Boosters stuff until way too late.

20191202 - Jack's Posse

20191202 - Up and in to work. Slow start and slow day. Got some things done and lined up for tomorrow. Home and had dinner with L&J. L ran and picked G up from basketball practice, dropped G off and went to the grocery. G ate quick and then G&I ran to Scouts. I checked in with the guys and headed out. J eventually showed up... Home and L&I went through the Christmas list making use of Cyber Monday. Boys back from Scouts, I picked Doc up and we had a good short Bible Bangers meeting. Home and finished up a bunch more shopping.

20191201 - Boy of Lights

20191201 - L up and running errands. JG&I up slow. L putting up Christmas decorations and I made a little list of things to get done today and put receipts in the PC. J&G helped me with some things around the house: TV off back porch, battery out of lawn mower, Christmas lights up. Mallonns stopped by with some calzones we got from a softball fundraiser. G had basketball practice and I was up to late preparing for Cyber Monday purchases.