Category Archives: Housecapades

The Craigslist Savior

Life has been slightly different since our daughter was born in 2007.  In 2008 we bought a used treadmill to sneak in a workout here and there.  Getting the 500 pound beast into our house was a complete pain in … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Fodder, Don't Quit Your Day Job, Grown-ups, Housecapades, Sports | 6 Comments

It’s Raining Wasps

A wasp in the basement last night.  Drips in the kitchen after an intense downpour a couple weeks ago. Water in the basement last fall.  Enormous icicles during the snowstorm of 2008.  Random centipedes and worms crawling across our basement … Continue reading

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The Laws of Murphy

Much has been said over the past couple days about sleep. A plague on both of your houses Daylight Savings Day.  Honestly, it wasn't too bad for us since our daughter awoke at 5:45am on Friday and Saturday morning.  Sunday … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Doting Dude, Grown-ups, Housecapades, Travel | 20 Comments


Hello, my name is Egan Limbeaux. The job countdown remains steady at four days. I’m in a holding pattern as I’ve been told a promising position at my office, which was frozen immediately following our December layoffs, might become available. … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Don't Quit Your Day Job, Grown-ups, Housecapades | 17 Comments

The Fives Senses

Open your eyes, look around and tell me what you see. Nah, you don’t really have to do this exercise. The gift of sight is something many of take for granted. We can picture how we looked at our first … Continue reading

Posted in Bathroom Humor, Housecapades, Science, Storytelling | 25 Comments

Let’s Get it Started

Black-eyed peas (the dish, not the band) aren’t actually peas , they’re beans. Perhaps this is an intentional misnommer. According to many, there’s this Southern tradition which involves eating 365 black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day to bring luck and … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Singe, Bathroom Humor, Current Affairs, Grown-ups, Housecapades, Storytelling | 33 Comments

Fresh Socks are a Sign of Weakness

Friday started out busy and remained busy until I got to work.  Ha, funny how that works.  We began the day with Anna waking us around 7:30.  I had a work conference call at 9:00am.  Shortly after that conference call … Continue reading

Posted in Bathroom Humor, Housecapades, Humans are Good, Storytelling, Who Edits a Blog Entry | 34 Comments