In another life (and a now defunct travel blog), Jaclyn and I lived in Europe for a couple years. We've been back to visit a couple times since, but that's obviously been harder to entertain since Miles was born. Thankfully, our friends are still able to drop in on us from time to time. Today, … Continue reading Year 2, Day 36
Coming to visit daddy at (evening) work!
Wednesdays are usually the days I get to see Miles the least. The second of my weekly trivia shows falls on Wednesday night and requires me to drive about 30-40 minutes, trimming an ample portion from my evening. Typically, I get to see Miles at daycare pickup, spend time with him in the car driving … Continue reading Day 353
One might consider concluding a trip that saw such misfortune as ours as quickly as possible, but we had one more stop to make on our way home. Instead of heading straight back to Charlotte, we traveled southeast towards our nation's capital to visit with my uncle, aunt, and cousin. Since Miles first joined us … Continue reading Day 281
The initial reason we came to Rochester this week was for a wedding, but fate can lead us in unexpected directions. Jaclyn's grandmother passed away on Thanksgiving, which suddenly meant that this trip was going to involve another, more somber family event. Miles is a relatively happy kid and he obviously had zero context for … Continue reading Day 278: Baby’s First Funeral
Today, Miles's daycare hosted a pre-Thanksgiving lunch for the kids and, most importantly, the parents. Never one to turn down a hearty meal, I eagerly left work at lunchtime to obtain food and see my son for a little bit. And Jaclyn came too, which gave us the unprecedented chance to blow Miles's mind at … Continue reading Day 263
Objectively, nothing good has come from Hurricane Florence's swath across the eastern seaboard. It did, however, offer us the chance to see our displaced friend Heather and her son Kaleb this evening. Selfish, yes, but still a welcome visit!