June 28 (Thursday): swam in morning; met nice couple from Massachusetts (visiting their son here); RLF liked them. Went to Dick’s Sporting Goods in afternoon, mainly because we’ve lived here three years and hadn’t been in there before; didn’t buy anything. Barely saw 100°F. June 29 (Friday): swam in back yard, inflatable pool. High of[...]
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Weather: Today, our heat wave was predicted to peak at 108°F. We topped out at 107, which is pretty close. It was 105 or hotter from 2 p.m. till after 7.
Weather: Hit 100°F at 1:30 p.m. Climbed to 103 by 5 p.m. and stayed there a few hours.
Nothing stands out about Friday & Saturday (22-23), other than it was hot (98°F high both days). (In my paper journals, kept from 1987 through 2000, I wrote many notes like this: “unexplained break in dating”, which usually meant that I hadn’t written anything for weeks or months, and my next entry would not mention[...]
The last couple of days, I’ve started to sense that Rebecca’s on the cusp of switching from toddlerhood to childhood.
A few days ago, I mentioned that we’d bought a few items to upgrade/renovate Rebecca’s bathroom, also called “bathroom #2″ or “the hall bathroom”. It’s the one that isn’t the master bath. The transformation occurred Tuesday and Wednesday this week. (Copyright © 2012 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.)
When I opened Rebecca’s door this morning to see if she was awake, she was standing on her bed in the dark, grinning at me. “Buh!” she said, which is her word for “jump”. She mimicked a jump — she can’t quite get both feet off the ground yet — and landed on her bottom,[...]
(Copyright © 2012 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.) Rebecca, at our community pool on June 14
Just as we reflect on what we’re thankful for on Thanksgiving, and reflect on green beer on St. Patrick’s day, Father’s Day is a great time to reflect on fatherhood.