Archive for the ‘Miscellany’ Category


Friday, September 5th, 2008

more animals

Update: We do have a house!

Sunday, August 26th, 2007

And you may look at it by looking at the previous post, although as Auntie Linda says, it is weird to look at our house with someone else’s furniture in it.

We might have a house!

Friday, June 8th, 2007

And you may look at it by pointing your browser at

We’ve had the inspection, accepted the terms, and ordered the appraisal.  Now just waiting…

 I should mention it is in Lakewood, WA, zip code 98498, home of lakes and boaters, Lakewold Gardens, and a really cool playground.

How to Prevent Screaming in Young Quakers

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007

I did a Google search on “infant vocalization cough”, and one of the results was this catchy title.  I had to take a look.  You know, just in case Jennalise takes after Grandpa and becomes a Quaker.  This could be a useful knowledgebase for me, says I!

The Google excerpt was even more interesting:

Quakers will, almost immediately, pick up a chronic cough if there’s a cougher in the house. Some Quakers are intolerant of infant crying and will pitch a …”

However, as it turns out, this link was relating to “Quaker Parrots”.  Not as exciting as I’d hoped.