RANT Alert – Houses Aren’t Investments

I found myself repeating a rant of many days past during my recent squirrel war saga. A house is not an investment. I will die on this hill! I’m thankful for much in my life…including having a home to live in. Regardless, that doesn’t stop me from STRONGLY disliking my home…A…LOT!!! Since selling our house …

Vero Beach Florida – Spring Break 2021

We joined up with the extended family in Vero Beach, Florida for the back half of our Spring Break.  We did a lot of eating (that was the main priority actually).  When not stuffing ourselves we played PG-13+ rated games, hit the beach, went on boat rides, and explored up and down the coast to …

Our 1500 Mile 3 Kids Visiting Fall Break

We hit the road on Fall Break to visit 3 of the far-flung little ones. We were going to see Emmaline in Orlando and decided to swing by Knoxville to see Max and Chattanooga to see Molly along the way. 1,500 miles later our fuel tank was empty, our wallets were empty from resupplying the …

Kids Are Back In School – I Stole Max’s Room (Deano’s New Game Lair)

We took the kids to college back in August (including Max for the first time). I waited patiently! Now the kids are back in school again. When they went back for the second semester (a few weeks ago) I sprang into action and stole Max’s room as my new game lair! Sorry, Max…not sorry!

Visiting Winter Park, Florida

Visiting Winter Park, Florida (in Orlando) and Moving Into UCF (University of Central Florida) We visited Winter Park, Florida (in Orlando) last year while moving Emmaline into college (at UCF – University of Central Florida).  It was off the regular tourist path which was exactly what we were looking for.  We did all our very …