Grandpa Henry’s Birthday – 3/5/2023

We’ve been wanting to get Danelle’s parents out to Danforth to hang out with us for a while. We used her dad’s birthday and decent weather as an excuse. We started off by taking them to Panera for lunch. They don’t go out much and this has become their favorite place to eat (when we … Continue reading “Grandpa Henry’s Birthday – 3/5/2023”

Danforth – 2/26/2023

We went out to Danforth for the afternoon to play and burn. Currently what we’re doing out there feels more like playing than anything else. You can see Danelle putting a marshmallow on a stick if that tells you the type of fun we’re having. Some might say its not all fun and games, unless … Continue reading “Danforth – 2/26/2023”

Fort Belle Fontaine Hike – 2/25/2023

We took Coty out to hike at Fort Belle Fontaine. Its a hike we’ve done before and enjoyed a lot. It started out a bit brisk, but warmed up as we went along. We started off from the car and just started hiking. We were all in good spirits. It didn’t take long before we … Continue reading “Fort Belle Fontaine Hike – 2/25/2023”

Big Muddy Spear Series Featuring Dr. Danelle Haake – 2/8/2023

The Big Muddy Speaker Series is a free monthly series of presentations on Missouri River ecology, history, biology and more by experts in their field. For February, my wife, Dr. Danelle Haake, presented on chloride (road salt). I really enjoy hearing Danelle speak about her research. Its a side of her I don’t see often. … Continue reading “Big Muddy Spear Series Featuring Dr. Danelle Haake – 2/8/2023”

Vacuum Repair – 2/7/2023

I was attempting to vacuum and it just smelled like the belt was burning. The only solution is to take it apart and remove the hair that is preventing it from freely moving. I’m not sure how many times I’ve taken our Oreck XL apart to clean it. Occasionally replacing parts. First, start with getting … Continue reading “Vacuum Repair – 2/7/2023”

Coty at the confluence – 1/29/2023

We picked one of the coldest days of the year to take Coty to the confluence. Its a really awesome place and I wanted her to experience it. So Danelle, Coty, and I set off to visit. Its a long drive down gravel roads to get there. Once we hopped out of the car, we … Continue reading “Coty at the confluence – 1/29/2023”

Winter Formal – 1/28/2023

Sonora and Coty both went to the “Blizzard Ball” or Winter Formal at the Webster Groves High School this year. Here is Sonora with her super tall date, Drew. Coty and Sonora, my “twins”. That was about as much time as I could get out of them before they had better things to do than … Continue reading “Winter Formal – 1/28/2023”