Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Kathryn and frogs



My daughter Kathryn is afraid of ants yet loves frogs and toads, so in this house you never know were you are going to find a frog. One day I had gone into the bathroom and there in the tub were two frogs, well we found those frogs a new home quickly. The picture with this blog is one of a frog resort the kids made in August. There was food to be had, pools to swim in and even a toad lifeguard. It kept the kids busy for hours and all the frogs went home safely later that night. But I am glad that it is time for all the frog’s to go to sleep for the winter, and I won’t have to see any more until spring. Oh and her newest thing is she wants to catch a snake, I don’t think so.

Monday, October 24, 2005

Life without wife

Hi.  This is the Eagle's Nest Dad.  My loving wife usually does the writing to keep me informed of everything that is going on at home.  Though it has started out well, the posts are fewer. 


It is a difficult time to be away from home.  For those of you who travel, you have some idea of what I am talking about.  For those of you who travel when told to better understand me. 


I am thankful to the way computers and cellphones have brought our worlds closer together, but it is still not the same.  My life without my wife and children seems empty (especially when you consider I have five children...and one on the way!).  I'm sure my wife will post that one when she gets around to it.


For the moment, I am able to speak with her and my children almost every day.  When I find myself in the Middle East, it will be a different story.  I will be relying more on these posts at that time.


So here is my post.  I will contimue to post my comments to all the exciting things that are going on at home.  And when she says that she remodels when I am away, she is not kidding.  She has these visions of graduer and once I pull out of the driveway, she starts tearing things apart.  UNBELIEVABLE!


I still love her, though.  Where would I be without the unpredictability of my family?  I'd probably be bored stiff. 


To everyone who reads this, stay safe, stay warm, and tuned.



Thursday, October 20, 2005

The Dog

We usally keep our dog on a leash when outside and free when inside, as he does not come when called. Well with the cooler weather he has been spending more time inside, and with 7 kids here yesterday and the dog inside. Well he got out, and living in the country he is very hard to catch, so you have to wait until he decides to come home.

Well I dropped the kids off at kids club and was looking forward to a quite night, when I smell the smell of that little anmial that is black with white strip down his back. The dog got sprayed, he came home about 9pm and got a bath and because if left outside all night he will bark all night he had to sleep in the house. So the house smells too, It will be another bath for him tonight. I am so tired of this, this is the third time in a year that he has been sprayed. At least this time it wasn't in the garage with me in the room to, I smelled for days.