day 3970 – 136/365. odin represents the hockey association during a local syttende mai parade.

day 3970 - 136/365. odin represents the hockey association during a local syttende mai parade.

we got together around 20 players and parents to hand out syttende mai parade ( in honor of norwegian constitution day. yes, this is the same town where, if you look closely you might detect a hint of the local scandinavian heritage ).

hopefully we’ll get some new recruits for the association and maybe a few new organic fuel consumers :-)

sometimes i’m surprised at how badly i can fail at capturing the moment. no posed shot of all the players on the truck. no action shot of them rollerblading around the float, handing out candy. no good shot of the truck with the great looking banners we had made. sigh.

135/365. a wonderful surprise birthday party.

135/365. a wonderful surprise birthday party.

jerome, the bearded white wizard is telling a story about his son jerry ( sitting to his left in blue to the right of the fire ). we very much surprised jerry for his 50th birthday party. jerome and jerry are both very special people at organic valley.

as a side note, i’m wearing a green cape that says “captain grassmilk”, neon green socks, green shorts and green shirt. long story.

134/365. something seems a little fishy about the broken glasses story.

134/365. something seems a little fishy about the broken glasses story.

odin came home from a class field trip with broken glasses. when asked how it happened he said, “i don’t know, i just took them off to clean them and they broke in two.” hmmmmmmm…

glad they’re under warranty and we have back up glasses!

if memory serves this is his first pair of broken glasses after almost 10 years, so we’ll let the fishy story slide.

132/365. throwing the proverbial kitchen sink at a horrific case of doggy diarrhea.

132/365. throwing the proverbial kitchen sink at a horrific case of doggy diarrhea.

surprised after a couple days of feeding friday boiled rice and chicken that her diarrhea didn’t improve. at all. which meant multiple messes a day inside. yuck! a trip to the vet to sample stool for “usual suspects” like worms or girardia came back negative so vet recommended starting her on metronidazole, doggy probiotics, doggy probiotics and boiled chicken and rice. someone told me pumpkin helps too and it looks like it does so i figured why not try that.

i’ll try anything at this point!

130/365. DIY piano repair. what could possibly go wrong?!

130/365. DIY piano repair. what could possibly go wrong?!

the E key near the middle C stopped working on our upright piano so for some reason i thought it’d be a great idea to take the piano apart. i have never taken a piano apart. this is the thing that broke and i broke another thing while trying to fix this thing.

though i usually have great faith in the power of wood glue and clamps, i think i might be in over my head and probably should have just called a professional.

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