Kim, my wife, has had numbness (lack of sensation, but not lack of muscle control) in her face off-and-on for as long as I’ve known her–usually correlated with stress. On December 9th, 2009 it started again. By December 12th, the numbness was constant. She went to our doctor who prescribed a course of steroids. That [...]
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Tuesday was our office’s annual Lagoon party. (Lagoon is a local amusement park.) I took many photos of my family and other Lagoonishness. I think this is my favorite: I posted a selection of other favorites on Flickr.
My youngest child just turned 6. She had a Princess-themed birthday party. I took this picture just before the party:
Last night we went bowling. My oldest daughter has a high school P.E. class, and for her grade she has to bowl two games with an average score higher than 100. We spent $70 on bowling, but didn’t manage to get the required score. I disapprove of that grading system, but I enjoyed bowling with [...]
My dad, Allen Thrower, died yesterday peacefully at home in his sleep. He was 73 years old. He wrote many stories about his life, which I have begun to post on his posthumous blog at allenthrower.com. There’s also a page about Allen Thrower for anyone interested.
I took these photos on a walk with my kids today. My instructions for this photo were "go stand by that fence." (No, he’s not actually beating her with a bottle of water in a sock, but that was the effect he was going for.) Mum’s the word (because I can’t spell chrysanthemum). Eureka! Eureka! [...]
We went to Lagoon (an amusement park) on Thursday. Here’s my favorite picture from the day: Other photos from the day (and from at least one other trip) are in my Lagoon photoset on Flickr.
On Saturday I got to spend three hours at my parents’ house, visiting them with my son. Their 44th wedding anniversary was Friday. At one point during our visit, we were outside and it started raining, so we stood on the covered porch. I took pictures. Here’s one of my son: Here’s another. A water [...]