Category «Family»

New Hair, Again

Got a hair cut, which means that I found someone down here that I don’t mind touching my head.  Oddly that doesn’t seem to be the compliment for her that it should be.  Before this there where two people who where allowed to cut my hair on a regular basis, one of them lost the …

Dinner With Family

Yesterday we managed to get invited over to one of Veronica’s sisters’ houses, not the one that we normally go to, for dinner. Why anyone would find enjoyable to spend more time with either of us than required is beyond me; but when free food is involved it is rather hard to tell someone no …

Towely Art

Veronica likes projects.  When we where in Europe everyone very quickly learned that she does nothing very poorly. So it is always good when she can continually figure out something to fill up those down hours of her life. Recently she has been taking all of the junk mail that we have been receiving and …

Fixed: The Redneck Way

I brought up my broken glasses last week.  Since then, at the very least, five people have tried different methods to fix them.  By far my attempts where the worst as I am 90% blind without them, so they ended up just looking like a giant mess of tape and confusion.  Veronica’s method was to …

Children (Who Thankfully Aren’t Mine)

I know that this may be hard to believe, but at some point Veronica’s family decided that I was trustworthy enough to watch their children. They normally say things like I am “good with kids,” but I think it is more along the lines of them tossing them at me and yelling “not it!” as …