Monthly Archive:: May 2013

Grooming A Superstar

After we recently assembled Carter’s new hoop, we decided to skip the fundamentals and get right into the difficult shots. It didn’t take long for Carter to master the fadeaway shot — when he was shooting the ball in the right direction. His form needs a little work — not sure where he got the chin shot from — but the results speak for themselves. NBA Draft 2030 here we come!


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Birthday at the Little Gym

We had decided a few months ago that we wanted to have a party at the Little Gym for Carter’s second birthday, because he always has so much fun there every week. After a family get-together in Iowa City and a french fry birthday dinner at Burger Jones, this party with his friends wrapped up…

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Recipes of the Month: April

April was a busy month and not a great month for some new recipes that we tried. I didn’t notice until recently, but we tried a fair amount of pasta dishes more than anything else. We struck out on a couple, but a few made the cut that I’d make for dinner again. The Good…

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This post is brought to you by the letter I

Carter got a new laptop from his Aunt Kathleen, and we just opened it up within the last couple of weeks. Nearly every time he uses it, he becomes fixated on the letter I, and doesn’t care to press many other letters — not even the Ove Glove can stop him. Whatever it is about that letter, it sure makes him happy!


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Carter’s Iowa Birthday Bash

For Carter’s 2nd birthday, Allison and I planned a small get-together in Iowa City last weekend. Not only was Carter excited for his party, but he was especially excited to see his Aunt Bophar, who was flying in all the way from Georgia. Saturday morning, after running some last minute errands, Allison got Carter dressed…

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