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Year In Review : 2017 (UPDATED)

(I’ve updated this entry with end-of-the-year weather summary information.) Happy 2017! We maintained our senses of humor during this very emotional year. (Copyright © 2017 by Wil C. Fry. Some rights reserved.)   Leaving The Hospital MRB, just after we checked RLF out of a hospital in Temple, Texas. She was hospitalized in late September[…]

Year In Review: 2016

In 2016, RnB became fast friends and partners in crime (Copyright © 2016 by Wil C. Fry. Some rights reserved.)   RLF, on her first day of school (Copyright © 2016 by Wil C. Fry.) • Top Stories In the story of our family, two events dominated 2016, both of them positive. The first was[…]

Coming Improvements In Killeen

More improvements are coming to Killeen, according to the city’s “CIP” (capital improvements program), which I found here (9.6MB, pdf). Several will affect us here on the south edge of the city, initially with construction frustration and eventually with improved infrastructure:   Featherline (north-south road right next to our neighborhood, to the police headquarters) will[…]

2015.10.22.TH: Acorns, Playgrounds, Baby Carriage, Zoo, and More Acorns

Seven days in one entry: (Adapted from private journal file.)


Three days in one entry: anniversary of meeting, swimming, bedtime, Thursday weather, videos

2015.08.17: Fifth House-iversary

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the day we got the keys to this house (see First Blog From The House). As with most things, it sometimes seems longer than that and sometimes seems like a blip. See previous House-iversary entries. • First • Second • Third • Fourth • Most of the negatives/positives I’ve[…]


Four days in one entry: Forgot to mention, biology lesson from RL, fairy tale by RL, RL’s lunchtime spider adventure, construction, atheism commercial, RL’s ‘bidness’ empire


Four days in one entry: the last adjacent house, 100°F days, growth & development, teaching moments, experiments with blocks, shiny new memories, sprinkler play


Four days in one entry: air conditioner repair, heat and rain, birthday party, new lawnmower


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Published on: 2015.06.22

Four days in one entry: RnB were good for me the past four days, as M returned to work, but grew steadily more fussy in the evenings. RL skipped her nap a couple of days. For Father’s Day, M suggested I go out to eat alone, which surprised me, but it turned out to be[…]

2015.06.13-18: Since We’ve Been Back

Catch-up entry for the days since our vacation: six days in one entry (1 image at end):


Six days in one entry: M’s vacation, weather, swimming!, making friends, crying for no reason, anniversary, birthday in Watauga


Four days in one entry: “Dayday”, bad dream, playground trash, crying, true/false, Google Earth Pro, nouns and verbs, trouble with the boy


Four days in one entry: dentist, car trouble, new tree, watering, Easter egg hunt, the trouble with Benjamin, The Normal Heart


Four days in one entry: construction behind us, mortgage progress, Pi Day


Three days in one entry: retirement party, dance-off, a new tooth, Dairy Queen, weeds, warm again


Three days in one entry


Sunday (1st): M was off work today, for a birthday party of a coworker’s daughter. We drove to Round Rock; the party was at Safari Champ, an indoor playground. Both kids had fun. I talked to the coworker’s father a bit, besides helping watch the kids. RnB enjoyed themselves immensely; B slept in my arms[…]


Today’s sunset — first clouds we’ve seen in a week (Copyright © 2014 by Wil C. Fry. Some rights reserved.)   In this entry: ➤ 6 images from today ➤ Notes on the day ➤ 6 images from “same day, different year”

2014.10.22: Notes

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Published on: 2014.10.22

Long walk in the morning, through common area of neighborhood. I picked up several pieces of broken glass. RnB played well, exercised plenty. Big piles of junk still sitting in front of house on our street (mentioned yesterday). Downtown library after lunch. BWF is good at picking really good new books we wouldn’t have otherwise[…]

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