It's all over but the crying. We packed up the cabin on Day 9, and left to go to Cornelius, NC. Cornelius is just outside Charlotte, NC, and is where my sister, Elizabeth and the other Krajniks live. The sentimental reason? Why, The FIFA World Cup Final, of course. Technically, we had … [Read more...] about Home again, Home again…
John, Greyson, Matthew, Ben, Cali and Stella went white-water kayaking yesterday. You know what I’m gonna say. I don’t do white-water anything, much less kayaking. I can only imagine the amount of time I would have spent upside down under the kayak, trying to not drown as river water...I’m … [Read more...] about Jacuzzis Are Dangerous When You’re Fat – Black Mountains Day 7
Chopped liver gets a bad rap. Believe it or not there are lots of people who think it's absolutely delightful. Not so, my sister-in-law. According to Gail, my failing to ask her and my brother, Frankie, plus other Batsons to our annual family reunion in the mountains had everything to do … [Read more...] about Chopped liver and Black Mountain Day 5
Black Mt. and The Blue Ridge Mts. I didn't write for two days because The Krajniks and The Poutases went hiking yesterday, and it rained all day the day before so nothing overtly crazy happened. I'm sorry: all the Poutases went hiking but me. I don't do hiking. Instead, I stayed in bed … [Read more...] about Black Mountain Cabin Day 4
In my Happy 5th of July!, post, I put in a picture of Tsuki in which, I thought at the time, there was a bird on her back. I even commented on it, and said that Margie apparently even did bird-sitting. It was, in reality, a four-pound dog. A friend of mine (and later, Margie), … [Read more...] about Black Mountain Cabin Day 1
I don't know what a picture of Tsuki with a bird on her back has to do with anything, but I got it from the dog sitter today and thought it was funny, sooo... Of course, now Margie and her daughters, the dog sitters at My Other Mommy, Inc want a plug for their business since I mentioned them the … [Read more...] about Happy 5th of July!