Archive for October, 2014

Taekwon-You Don’t Know Me

posted by on 10/13/2014

I signed Troy up for Taekwondo last week because god knows we could use some character skills around here. His first class is today after school and I decided to look over the papers that I received when we enrolled.

By look over, I mean finally get them out of the truck where they have been since last Thursday.

I thought I was ahead of the game because I did manage to wash his uniform this morning. This means I dumped the contents of the bag they gave us into the washer at 7 a.m. and I even remembered to partially dry it on Wrinkle Control and take it out and hang it up when I heard the dryer buzzer.

So, I was looking over the papers and was trying to decipher how to tie the belt and noticed the fine print.

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Or the print in size 16 font because Troy’s mother just washed his belt.

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My name is Zakary and I’m failing at martial arts laundry.

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Gnome Garden Update

posted by on 10/07/2014

Let’s revisit the gnome garden because you guys, I didn’t kill it. Well, I killed like two plants but I had help because Troy was watering it every time he went outside.

It started out back in May looking so full of promise.

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And now here we are after being lightly snowed on last month.

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We added a gnome house that Troy found from a gnome garden speciality shop (haha just kidding it was Amazon) and I made the Welcome sign. By “made”, I mean I took a Sharpie and wrote on a piece of wood I found in my flower bed.

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Not to be outdone, Troy took the Sharpie and wrote on a rock and made a gravestone.

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There was apparently a gnome casualty, one of Jerry’s friends had an accident and I’m not sure of the specifics.

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