Tag Archives: family

Not All Ornaments are the Same

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The struggles with our “main” Christmas tree this year have been documented, but it’s the story of our little tree that needs to be told. Our main tree may have net lights and random ornaments all over it, and the … Continue reading

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Our White Trash Christmas Tree

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Tammy and I decided to do something this Christmas that we hadn’t done in at least three or four years, put up a tree. Even more shocking was that it was MY idea. Last year we were in an apartment … Continue reading

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Prepping for a Packed House

My wife and I knew the house we purchased back in May was bigger than we needed for our day-to-day lives. But we knew it would be perfect in the future for when the kids came to visit for the … Continue reading

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Travel Log 2014: Day 2

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For those of you who are new to The Life of JWo, I write “Travel Logs” each day when we go on vacation. Since we didn’t go anywhere, I didn’t write any for 2013. This is Day 2 of our … Continue reading

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Scary Moment in the Workplace

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Most days at my work are filled with the normal, run-of-the-mill, type of workplace conversations about projects, events and other coworker bonding topics. But recently it seems things have gotten a little weird. First there was the turtle-sex conversation (complete … Continue reading

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Turning Into A Wildman

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I’ve done something twice in the past month that I would have never done had we not bought a house that backs up to a pond, and Animal Planet’s Ernie Brown, Jr. would be proud. Ernie Brown, Jr., is from … Continue reading

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The First Time I Shot The Bird

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When we moved into our new home, one of the things the previous owner left me was his BB gun collection that he used to keep squirrels out of his yard. It’s been 30+ years since I’ve had a BB … Continue reading

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Our New, Home Sweet Home

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The past few months have been incredibly hectic, but I’m hoping that over the next few weeks things will begin to settle down to the point where I can fall back into a routine and actually get to enjoy our … Continue reading

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What We’ve Been Up To

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I’ve been a horrible blogger for the past 2-3 weeks and I wish it was because nothing exciting has happened, but unfortunately that’s not the case. Not only have we been extremely busy, more on that later, but I also … Continue reading

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For the First Time in a Very Long Time

Today I did something that I hadn’t done in well over two years and even though I know some of you will think it’s stupid, I felt myself getting emotional about it. I took off my Alzheimer’s Awareness and Livestrong … Continue reading

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