May 24 is a bit of a sad day for me. On May 24, 2018, we transferred the last of our adopted embryos. They had been frozen about a decade, and we were ready to give them their chances to live out their lives. Getting the Timing Right Just as with Mr Wigglesworth, we missed the right timing a few times. The clinic where the babies were frozen is where we wanted to … [Read more...] about Transferversary. May 24.
The Caves are Optional
Seriously, at Mammoth Cave National Park, the caves are optional. Yes, they are magnificent and the history is extensive. They are BIG. But when you've got a little with you, consider their point of view. They aren't going to understand the history and everything will be in their face... the rocks, other people's bums. Its dark, its dank. And, unlike Carlsbad Caverns National … [Read more...] about The Caves are Optional
Even as life gets busy, the LEGO® element inventory update must happen. LEGO Movie 2 We have not seen this movie yet. Yeah, we missed the theater run, but movies in the theater tend to be overwhelming to more than 1 in this family. So, we usually wait for the movie to come out on video. In the mean time, we did pick up this set: This set is full of bricks, which isn't … [Read more...] about Inventory Update
I had fun today flexing my 'smoking meat' muscles. Today was a cooler day, and the temperature never got out of the 40s. And I smoked 2 chickens, which was new for me. I was also determined to to be better at not letting the temperature rise over 300', which is something I've struggled with in every other time I've smoked some cut of meat. But I love me some challenge, so I … [Read more...] about Flexing Muscles
A review of the week
When the Professor was writing most of the posts, there was a lot more LEGO®. Alas, schedule change and the demands change, and now I'm writing. So my review of the week has some LEGO®, but mostly just life. LEGO® All the green got parted out! And then a slew of lime and green bricks got sold out. Such as it is. This big box has a good chunk of them. If you have purchased … [Read more...] about A review of the week