Grandma P-Dubs and the EK’s Kitchen

Grandma is in town.  That in and of itself is not noteworthy since it happens frequently enough.  Actually, I’m not really sure why I mention whether or not it’s noteworthy because nothing here on this site or in our lives is really noteworthy.  Okay, whatever.  Grandma is in town. Today she was watching EK to give Wendy a break.  EK… Read more →

Fake Cries and Cell Phone Washes

Our youngest has decided lately, probably due to her total inability to communicate in any other way, to fake cry almost any time she crawls.  It’s her frustration sound.  It kind of sounds like a sad hiccup repeated over and over.  As I said, she does this primarily when she’s crawling.  I hope she will grow out of it soon.… Read more →

Primary Prayer

Today our oldest daughter said get first prayer in Primary. She prayed for totally normal things even. Lately she has had tendencies to pray for Ariel, Repunzel and other Disney princesses who stand in need. Today she prayed for James who probably does need prayers. She was also thankful to be in Primary and thankful for her teachers. It was… Read more →


We have two of them now.  Before the first was born I decided to write a blog about my feelings leading up to and my reactions and feelings after the baby came.  I ended up writing in the blog fairly frequently for around a year after the baby was born.  The end result (at least to me) was enjoyable.  I… Read more →


I WordPressed the place right up.  Movable Type had to go.  In the more than 6 hour that it took to stand the new website up, export the old website, import the entries into the new website, clean them up and configure everything nicely I came to a realization.  I spend way too much time on this stuff. I always… Read more →

Christmas Day

I’m a very lucky man.  It’s Christmas morning.  I’m sitting in my basement at my computer and 5:01 in the morning.  I’ve been up for an hour because little E-face decided she was hungry.  I only slept a few hours and it’s extremely cold.  I’m going to have to drive back up on snow-covered roads and spend more hours in… Read more →