Nov 212012

A very funny look into the world of parenting from Bluefish TV‘s parenting series: It Starts at Home with Matt Chandler & Gary Thomas available exclusively at I know I heard a number of the lines in this rap as a kid and have used them on my own kids. Source: BlueFishTVMy Social Media […]

Oct 132012
Kids Names & Souvenir Shopping

As grandparents, when you are window shopping you always have finding something for the grandkids in the back of your mind. Lucky for us, you won’t find many things personalized with names like Johannes, Jaeger, Ilse, or Knox. While walking around San Antonio,

May 142011
Kamiakin Braves Track & Field now Big 9 3A District Champs!

Varsity – Mens 1.Kamiakin165.5 2.Eastmont119.5 3.Hanford98 4.Southridge82 5.Pasco59 6.Sunnyside58 7.West Valley-Yakima49 8.Kennewick31 Varsity – Womens 1.Kamiakin182 2.Hanford119 3.Southridge103.5 4.Kennewick89 5.West Valley-Yakima84 6.Eastmont81.5 7.Sunnyside27 8.Pasco6 Congratulations to both the Kamiakin Braves Boys & Girls Track & Field team! Both teams went 7-0, undefeated in the league, and won the League Championship last week. Yesterday they dominated […]

Jan 092011
Crokinole - Tabletop Shuffleboard

When we walked into Matt & Mystie’s house this afternoon to celebrate my granddaughter Ilse’s 3rd birthday, I noticed something new hanging on their living room wall, a large laminated disk that in anyone else’s home would appear to be an oversized wall clock except that it did not have a clock face and Matt […]

Sep 042010

Cross Country season has started up again! The kids have been working hard all summer getting into shape for what should be a great season. The Kamiakin boys and girls are both ranked #3 in the state for for 3A schools and are working hard to improve that ranking. The first race of the year […]

Jan 292009

::iimageright(“FatherDaughterBall09.gif”,”2009 Father-Daughter Ball”):: Mark February 27th on your calendar for the 13th Annual Father-Daughter Ball sponsored by Calvary Chapel of the Tri-Cities Last year my daughter and I had a great time; dancing some dances and eating the goodies. A number of her friends also attended and they had a great time dancing and playing […]

Jan 022009

I recently came across the 100 Words of Love Challenge and wanted to pass the word around. Not only can you win points with your loved one by putting your words to paper but you will have a chance to win a cool video camera. Check out the post for the rules, but the main […]

Dec 222008

Had fun last night watching the Kids’ Christmas Program at church, Grace United Reformed Church. Of course having my two grandsons in the program made it that much more special. As with anything with young kids involved, it was watching all the antics that keep you chuckling. Hats off to those involved with pulling this […]