Happy Birthday Zander!

Today is Zander’s birthday. He turned three today. I took the entire day off work (despite having a couple of projects that are behind) and went to the library, the park, and grand finale …. Chucky Cheese! OK, Chucky Cheese isn’t that great, but it is cheap and Zander had a lot of fun.

Birthday’s were never a big deal for me that I can remember, but Stephanie (my wife) always had something special going on for her birthday. She has pushed me to make sure I make birthdays for Zander more than ‘just-another-day’ as I often find myself treating my birthdays. For that, I’m glad. We are having a birthday party for him on Saturday, but today was just us and I enjoyed it.

Let Them Eat Cake!

The Sackrider Slimdown is a family effort to loose weight.  It’s about support from your family to push you to work out, eat right, and get the weight off.  Saturday, the Sackrider Slimdown wasn’t losing weight… instead we lost ground.  We all, Stephanie, Dianne, Dad, and I were at a birthday party for a church member and not one of us said – “DON’T EAT THAT CAKE!”  No, we all ate cake.  I had more than one piece. Continue reading “Let Them Eat Cake!”