We picked Miles up early from daycare today for another weekend sojourn to the mountains. This time, we rented a cabin on Lake Lure with some friends. Miles still hasn't stopped talking about our weekend getaway from a couple months ago, so naturally he's thrilled with the current accommodations. He wasted no time exploring every … Continue reading Year 3, Day 255
With the governor loosening some COVID restrictions this past week, playgrounds have finally reopened. Miles could not be happier about it, especially considering we were headed to a park in Black Mountain this morning. TAKE ME TO THE SLIDE! After a nice walk around the lake, Miles got to experience the joys (and initial trepidation) … Continue reading Year 3, Day 194
As we were settling in at our weekend residence yesterday, Jaclyn very quickly and decisively let me know I'd be sharing a room with Miles. As such, this was the last thing I saw last night: And this was the first thing I saw this morning: The first thing I HEARD, incidentally, was, "DADDY WAKE … Continue reading Year 3, Day 193
Holy. MACKEREL. There are days (most of them), where despite the hardships, it's clear that being a parent is the most touching and rewarding experience of my life. Then there are days -- not many of them, but they're out there -- where I start to think about walking outside, climbing into the car, and … Continue reading Year 2, Day 362
Being back in Myrtle Beach this weekend, we wanted to take advantage of the chance to take Miles to the actual beach itself. He was a bit young when he made his first visit to the sandy shores of Myrtle, and he was certainly a more intrigued by the experience this time. While he enthusiastically … Continue reading Year 2, Day 208
Visiting the my parents in Myrtle Beach this weekend and it's immediately clear where their priorities lie.