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Devon

Fire Starter

Devon was so helpful last time we made backyard marshmallows that this time we mostly let him run the fire pit by himself. He’s really proud of his wood chopping skills: After a few too many marshmallows and glasses of juice (and wine), our backyard party advanced to the point …

Hurricane Season

Hurricane Devon landed near Lake Huron this weekend — he was wild and unpredictable for two entire days: The fault is probably ours — we let him watch CNN coverage of the storm. He’s really into storm chasing and calls CNN “the Hurricane Movie.” We did take a brake from …

Storm Chaser

We’ve been seeing lots of wild weather this week even in our own back yard. Devon loves it — he’s a tiny storm chaser. When the storms roll through he wants to go outside with his camera. Gusts of wind blow in his hair and he shivers with excitement: Once …

Beach Day

We’re all so excited to be outside this weekend — especially Devon. It was drizzling lightly this morning, but that did not …

Marshmallow Night

Devon is spending a few days at the lake with Grandma and Grandpa. Before he left, we had a backyard marshmallow party …

Midyear 2017 RESP Update

At Mom and Pop Investments we’re focused on the future. Our primary goal is to ensure that what little capital we have …

Backyard Party

It was a busy weekend in our backyard. Devon got a set of bocce balls — he loves smashing things: Later during …

New Bike

We drove up to Stratford on Saturday to pick up a replacement for my stolen bike. This is the third time I …

Big-Boy Bike

Devon’s trike transforms into a push bike, and eventually a real bike when he’s ready. Magic! So earlier this week we transformed …

Break-in

No sooner did we finish fixing our bike than someone sneaked into our house in the middle of the night and stole …