Sunday, August 12, 2012
Saturday - 16 June 2012 - Woke up at about 7am with Zion after going to bed at midnight after the Michael Jackson Cirque show. Cleaned house for a little while and then Vince Penmen, my home teacher, knocked on the door at about 8:15. Started working in the garage on Steps 2-5 of constructing the shed. About 9:30 we moved the operation to the back yard and started on step 6. About 10:30 Mark Pope joined us. We got the sides up pretty quick and then my MIL mentioned that we should take pictures so I started taking pictures of our progress. We had lunch about 1 and then continued working until about 4:30. Mark and I talked for a while about coins and then I stopped in on Barb and Russ to tell them about our neighbor Kasey and then I went to the hospital to check on Erik, Kasey's husband.
Friday - 15 June 2012 - Worked @ home in the morning and had several call. Then at 1:30 had an appointment at LCM. Stopped by Fry's and Harbor Freight on my way home. At Fry's I signed up for Direct TV. Then I came home to have a meeting with the Great Oaks PTA Box Tops Coordinator. After the meeting I took a quick shower and Tara and I headed to St. David's Round Rock to visit our neighbor Kasey Wiley Butler. I went back to the ICU room to talk with Erik Butler and gave him a hug and received and update on Kasey's condition. Afterwards Tara and I headed to Arbor Walk to have dinner at Lupe Tortilla but they had an hour wait list so we went to Mimi's instead. After dinner we drove down to the Frank Irwin Center to settle in to watch Cirque du Soliel's Michael Jackson's Immortal Concert. I can truly say this was the best show that I have every seen in my life.
Thursday - 14 June 2012 - Worked @ Dell, then went to school and taught MGT 4375.
Wednesday - 13 June 2012 - Worked at Dell. Then came home and FIL and I inventoried shed contents and then I worked on step 1.
Tuesday - 12 June 2012 - Worked @ home. Went into work at 11am to meet with Stacey Zoll to discuss a different BSA position within IT. Cub Scout meeting at 5:30. Great meeting very emotional. (Insert Picture)
Monday - 11 June 2012 - Worked @ home. MGT 5312 Great Class.
Sunday - 10 June 2012 - Church, taught Sunday School, then came home and picked up around the house.
Friday - 8 June 2012 - Headed out to Leander to Nick Passe's for a night of relaxation with the fellas.
Thursday - 7 June 2012 - Worked @ Dell and then went to the Round Rock Center for the first night of MGT 4375. Have almost 40 students,
Wednesday - 6 June 2012 - Worked @ Dell.
Tuesday - 5 June 2012 - Worked from home.
Monday - 4 June 2012 - Worked from home. Headed to San Marcos on my lunch hour and worked the remainder of my day from my office (318) in McCoy Hall. Picked up mail and keys to the building and classroom with Pam and Paula. Then started class promply at 6pm. Only have four total stutdents and all of them are MAcy students three of which are graduating this August. One of my students Miguel Moreno commented that we worked together at Jeweler's National Bank back in 1997.
Sunday - 3 June 2012 - Sunday morning I got up took my shower and prepared breakfast for everyone. Then we all went to church and Barry bared his testimony of of the truthfulness of the gospel. I taught my Sunday School lesson (#18) and then went to Priesthood. At the start of the lesson I had to run home to take care of some business and then I went back to pick up Barry and then head home. Made lunch for the boy and then we put Exodus down for a nap. Ate lunch, then watched some TV and then took a short nap. Got up at 4 to make Johnny Cakes, and fresh Zuchinni Bread. After dinner took loaf of z-bread to the Morrows and to G & Jill and then stopped by the Wrights to give Lynden a cross stitch program and show him some of my cross stitch.
Friday - 25 May 2012 - Worked from home in the morning. Had the Beast towed to 620 Auto. Then in the afternoon I met up with Brenda and Gary Peek to help them move. Worked with them for several hours and then came home to mow the yard and take care of the boys while Tara met up with Deb Pope and Beth Delis as they attended the taping of The X-Factor at the Frank Irwin Center.
Thursday - 24 May 2012 - Worked from home on Thursday. Had to go at lunch time and pick up Phoenix at school b/c he had hit another boy on the playground. Then at 1:30 we had to take Phoenix to see Dr. Richards. She indicated that she believed that some of Phoenix's aggression was being cause by the Kepra.
Wednesday - 23 May 2012 - Got up early and went in early for our Wednesday morning briefing. My time had come up to brief the GBS and APOS stuff that I am now responsible for. Then I had a 1x1 with my manager and afterwards I went to The Well at Dell Health Center at Parmer South. PA said I mostly likely had a virus, but to be safe she ran some bloods tests and then sent me back to the health center at RR7 to have a strep test run. Afterwards I went home and got some more rest. All the while Tara has been feeling like dirt and had the same thing that Zion and I picked up. Tara took Princess to the vet b/c she has been sick. Later that evening I had to pick up an Rx from People's Pharmacy that cost $42 that had to be compounded.
Tuesday - 22 May 2012 - Felt a little better on Tuesday morning and worked from home, but by lunch time my fever was 102.6 so I laid down again to get some rest. Got up later in the evening and finished working on my slides for Liz's Wednesday morning briefing.
Sunday - 20 May 2012 - Zion woke up complaining that his stomach was not feeling well. We all attended church and then the Hinze's and the Seale's over for dinner. By later in the day Zion really was not feeling too good and then Tara said that she was not feeling well . Tara's mom made two roasts with potatoes and carrots which was absolutely delicious.
Saturday - 19 May 2012 - I got up and went to Harbor Freight with my FIL and then took both he and Phoenix to the end of the year Cub Scout party at Brushy Creek Lake Park. I left them there and I came home to start work on a deployment. Tara had to take Exodus to Treehouse at 11 to get another antibotic/steroid. I finished work at about 6:30pm and then later that evening I hit OfficeMax and CVS.
Friday - 18 May 2012 - Day 3 at Texan Eye in the morning. Then at lunch I hit Staples to use $20 in recycling credits to use. Tara and her parents went to Cedar Valley to check out Madi in one of her productions. Late afternoon I went to see Battleship at Gateway. Then that evening I purchased a chair for my mom from OfficeMax
Thursday - 17 May 2012
Wednesday - 16 May 2012 - Went to work @ Dell and then that evening Tara and I had a date night where went up to the mall to have dinner. We ran in to Claire's family (all of them and met her brother (A&M-Engineer) and sister (Texas-PA). Tara had a burger and I had a hotdog. After dinner we went to Jared to look at rings.
Tuesday - 15 May 2012 - Worked from home. Had a Cub Scout Parent night at 7pm. Tara and her parents went to Logan's to celebrate Natalie's birthday. We gave her a cute purple Coach purse.
Monday - 14 May 2012
Sunday - 13 May 2012 - I got up and made breakfast for everyone and then gave Tara and her mom their new Coach bags for Mother's Day. I gave my talk about how Priesthood leaders should take more responsibility at home in regards to prayer, scripture reading and family home evening.
Saturday - 12 May 2012 -
Friday - 11 May 2012 - Worked from home
Thursday - 10 May 2012 - Worked @ Dell
Wednesday - 09 May 2012 - Worked @ Dell
Tuesday - 08 May 2012 - Worked from home
Monday - 07 May 2012 - Took today off from work for Tara's Birthday - Took Tara, Barry, Margo, Chrissta, Beth to Fogo de Chao for lunch. While we were there, I ran into Mike Smith from the Austin Ward.
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Thursday – 8 March 2012 – Jumped up out of bed and headed to Temple for a VA appointment. While teaching MGT 4375 we had a Power outage and after about 20 minutes I released the class and then went to Cinemark to the the new movie Chronicle. While I went to Texas State to teach Tara picked up Natalie and went to see the new Tyler Perry movie. During Tara's movie her dad called to say they were coming 1 May – 26 Jun.
Wednesday – 7 March 2012 – @Dell / Dinner at Mesa Rosa
Tuesday – 6 March 2012 - @Dell / MGT 4370
Monday – 5 March 2012 – Meals on Wheels / Auto Z / Check on Truck
Sunday – 4 March 2012 – Church/Kite Festival/Pepperrock Park for Madi's Birthday
Saturday – 3 March 2012 – I woke up to the sound of Exdous yelling from his crib at 6am. Knocked out a couple of loads of laundry, gave the boys their medicine, got them dressed and then took the two older boys to Home Depot to get the Echo trimmer fixed (bad gas) and to build a project (NASCAR Racer). When I came home, Tara took Phoenix to see the Lorax and I mowed our yard and the Mary Helen's front yard while checking on the two younger boys about ever 10 minutes. For lunch I took Zion and Exodus to Jack in the Box then we stopped and got gas, hit Autozone, and then home for naps.
Friday – 2 March 2012 – Work from home/Massage/BioLife/Act of Valor/Freebirds
Thursday – 1 March 2012 – Work from Home/MGT 4375/Relief Society
Wednesday – 29 February 2012 – Work in Office/Home/Burned Chicken on the grill /Hao Haos
Tuesday – 28 February 2012 – Work in Office/MGT 4370
Monday – 27 February 2012 – Got up early and mowed my front yard before work and Mary Helen stopped by to say that her father had passed away last Thursday. She said that the viewing would be from 6-8 pm at Corley, Weed, and Fish on Lamar. That night I headed down for the viewing about 7 pm and talked to Mary Helen and her kids for a while and then headed home.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Sunday – 26 February 2012 – Tara was not feeling well when we got up a 6am and got back in bed. I made breakfast for the boys and then prepared for Sunday School Lesson #8. I came home made lunch for me and the boys and then took a short nap. Started working on the blog for the week and then started to get dinner ready for the boys.
Saturday – 25 February 2012 – The morning was cold when I got up so we turned on the heat. We just all lazed around the house until we had lunch and then left for Zion's game at 12:30. This was a great day as Zion scored not one but two goals today. Saturday evening Tara and I had little date by going to see “This Means War” in Cedar Park. Afterwards we went to Rosa for a quick dinner and then made stops by CVS and HEB.
Friday – 24 February 2012 – Friday was a stressful :day at work which started at about 0630 with several meetings. Then the MDCP nurse made a visit to the house at 1030 and then I had lunch with Nicole Watson at 12:30. I then went back to work until about 1630. At 1730 Todd and Katie Sierer picked us up for dinner at Fino's. Dinner was a fabulous feast of tapas and small plates!
Thursday – 23 February 2012 – Thursday morning had Tara running back and forth with her first stop was carpool and then she went to Starbucks to get Chrissta a birthday hot chocolate. Then later that morning she had an appointment with Allison and the an appointment at BioLife that last almost two hours to find out that she could not be a plasma donor. Thursday I worked in the office due to several all-hands meetings in which they announced the Corporate modifiers for this years bonus payouts. Thursday night we took the boys up to church to watch Xander compete in the Pinewood Derby. While we were there Brother Pace came up and thanked me for turning him on to the MDCP program.
Wednesday - 22 February 2012- Worked from home. Wednesday night we all headed to the Dell Diamond to watch the Texas State Bobcats play the Baylor Bears in baseball. We sat next to the the Wiabels and had a great time.
Tuesday – 21 February 2012 - Worked from home. Tuesday night I taught MGT 4370.
Monday – 20 February 2012- Monday I worked in the office because I was supposed to have a face to face with my skip level manager but one person called in sick and it was decided to have the meeting by conference call. Continued working for the office and then after work I stopped by my mom's house to fix her printer and take out her trash.
Sunday – 19 February 2012 – We went to church and had a very relaxing day and then I grilled rib-eyes for dinner for the family.
Dewey’s, Baldwin’s, Kinchen’s) and later in the evening the Cannon’s. I fired up the grill and then we all had dinner at 5:30 and then had a short lesson, and then about 6:30 we started up the chocolate fountain. The Cannon’s were the last to leave about 8 pm and then we cleaned up and headed to bed.
Friday – 17 February 2012 – Friday was a work day. At lunch I went to LCM. Tara took younger boys on play date to Chick-fil-a with Beth, Kelly and Vee. In the evening Tara and I when to CVS, Michaels, Walgreens, and then ate at Golden Corral. Afterwards we stopped at the Mattress Firm Clearance centers. We were supposed to go to Dave and Busters, but the weather was getting bad so we just went home at about 9pm.
Thursday – 16 February 2012 – Thursday was a work day from home. Thursday night I taught MGT 4375 and Tara when to an Relief Society Cooking event to learn how to make Vietnamese Dumplings.
Wednesday – 15 February 2012 – Wednesday I worked in the office through lunch and then I left early to go to the chiropracter and then came home. I finally finished filing our taxes. Then after dinner Phoenix and I went on a walk to the fig tree trail.
Tuesday – 14 February 2012 – The day started by getting up for a12:30 meeting, but once I got up the meeting was cancelled but I could not go back to sleep so I just began to get some work done and the next thing I knew it as 5:30 am. I laid down for a an hour and then got up and headed into the office and worked until 11. Then I hit a few stores to prepare for Valentines. On my way home I stopped in at Papa Murhpy’s and purchased 6 heart shaped pizzas that I then delivered to: Peeks, Masts, McCarthys, Buhls, Sages, with the 6th leftover for the boys. Tara and I went to see The Vow at 3:45pm and then headed to the Saltgrass at 6. We had an hour wait and then we enjoyed a nice romantic dinner with 400 other people.
Monday – 13 February 2012 – Nothing much to report.
Sunday – 12 February 2012 – Sunday we went to church, I taught my Sunday School class and then we came home to relax. The Delis and the Lowe families came over for a dinner of pulled pork and eschbeche.
Saturday - 11 February 2012 – Zion had a 1 pm Soccer game
Friday – 10 February 2012 – Zion and Exodus had a Valentine party at Heather Jim’s house.
Thursday – 9 February 2012 – Worked from home and then taught MGT 4375
Wednesday – 8 February 2012 – Missionaries came over for a dinner of pizza and salad.
Tuesday – 7 February 2012 – Worked in the office and then taught MGT 4370
Monday – 6 February 2012 – Worked from home.
Sunday – 5 February 2012 – Superbowl Sunday. We attended church and then came home. I picked up 100 chicken wings from Pluckers and then we settled in to a day of pregame shows and then eventually the game.
Saturday - 4 February 2012 – Meka pulled an overnight so she got off at 9 so I was up a few hours later with all of the boys. Zion had a 11pm soccer game. Saturday evening I turned my iphone back into AT&T and then we went to dinner at Macaroni Grill (we had $35 in gift certificates)
Friday – 3 February 2012 – Work day and then Tara and I headed to San Antonio at 4pm for the Chris Cagle concert. On our way down we called the venue, Cowboys and found out that the concert was not going to start until 11pm. When we arrived in San Antonio at 6pm we had dinner at Jim’s and then we went to the movies to see The Man on a Ledge. We arrived at Cowboys at
9:30 and then I started to work my magic to get in line at the Meet and Greet.
At about 11 Tara and I got to meet Chris Cagle and take a picture and then the
concert started about 1130. The concert was over about 1:45 and then we started
to make our way home with a side stop in South Austin at Ihop. We finally made
it home and into bed at 4 am.
Thursday – 2 February 2012 – Worked from hone and the taught MGT 4375.
Wednesday – 1 February 2012 – Tara had her follow with Dr. Stovall at 10:30 in the morning.
Tuesday – 31 January 2012 – Went into the office and then taught MGT 4370
Monday – 30 January 2012 – Worked from home
Sunday – 29 January 2012 – I spent the majority of the day in bed after tweaking my back at Zion’s soccer game yesterday.
Friday, February 3, 2012
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Monday - 23 January 2012 - Monday morning I got up early and ran in Georgetown with Jill and Mark. Monday night we all went out to eat dinner at IHOP. Then we stopped by the Lakeshore Teacher Store so tara could lamilnate folders for a project she is working on.
Tuesday - 24 January 2012 - I went into the office in the morning and then Tara picked me up at lunch at we went to the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce Power Lunch - Economic Forecast for 2012. Later that evening I went to school to teach MGT 4370.
Wednesday - 25 January 2012 - On Wednesday I went into the office and at lunch I pick up my mom and we had lunch at Rosie Pho. While at lunch I got a taker for the Iphone 3GS for $120. Later that afternoon I had a Site Based Advisory team meeting at Great Oaks.
Thursday - 26 January 2012 - I had to teach on Thursday night and then afterwards went over to the Snell's to have a quick visit.
Friday - 27 January 2012 - Friday was last day of carpool for this week for Tara and I had morning meetings. I met Nicole Watson from HR for lunch and then caught the new Underworld. I had a 3:30 meeting in the afternoon and then on Friday night, Tara, Jill S. and I went to dinner at Hudson's on the Bend in Lakeway.
Saturday - 28 January 2012 - The morning started at 6 am and then Tara, Zion and I headed out to have some breakfast and go to his 8am soccer game. We had our team picture after the game at 9am and then we stopped by Walmart and then came home. Tara laid down for a a quick nap while I spread weed and feed in the yard and then came inside to get caught up on the blog.
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Monday - 16 January 2012 - On Monday at 4:30 we took the boys and Ms. Sarita to the Ben Hur Shrine Circus. While we were there I turned in our free vouchers to see a Toro's Basketball game and also purchased tickets to take the family to a Dallas Stars Hockey game.
Tuesday - 17 January 2012 - Tuesday morning I went to work and then on Tuesday night I had to teach MGT 4370 (Business Ethics) for the first night of the semester.
Wednesday - 18 January 2012 - On Wednesday I went to work and that night Tara and I met up with the Hinze's to see Natalie in her schools production of the Music Man.
Thursday - 19 January 2012 - Thursday night I had to go to school to teach the first night of MGT 4375 (Organizational Bahavior and Human Relations).
Friday - 20 January 2012 - Got up at 5am and headed to Georgetown to meet Jill and Mark. Was able to run a mile and then ran/walked the next two. Went to check out Haywire on my lunch hour and then after work, I mowed the yard. For dinner the family used a Restaurant.com certificate at Dickey's Barbeque in Cedar Park. The deal was $25 off of $45, so we all ate for about $23 after tax with enough left overs for the boys to have dinner one more time.
Saturday - 21 January 2012 - Got up about 6:30 am and then headed to Georgetown to the monthly Vern's No Frills 5k at Berry Creek Preserve. Jill and I jogged/walked and finished in 42 minutes. Afterwards we stopped and had breakfast at IHOP and then I headed in to Austin to LCM to get a massage at 12pm. On my way home I stopped by Harbor Freight to pick up a fuel pressure gauge for the truck and then picked up a prescription at CVS for the boys. Came home and took a quick shower and at 2pm meet a guy to sell an extra phone we had and then promptly took the cash to AT&T to get a new black Iphone 4S. Then I headed home to pick up Tara and Zion to go to his first soccer game by way of the Texas Baptist Children's home to pick up Clara and Julia (a player and her mom). Zion didn't really want to play soccer, but Tara tried her best to keep him on the court while I contended with the other players. After the game Tara and I went to dinner at Firebowl and then I went to see Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, while Tara saw Young Adult.
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Monday - 9 January 2012 -On Monday Tara went to lunch with Leslie and I had to go to school to be interviewed by one of the students from the Phd Program from San Marcos. Also this begins our 1 year countdown to Diseny World!!!
Tuesday - 10 January 2012 - In themornign I had labs in Cedar Park. Then that eveninig we had the missionairies over for a dinner of pizza and salad.
Wednesday - 11 January 2012 - Occupational Therapy at the VA in Austin
Thursday - 12 January 2012- I had a appointment at the VA in Temple in them morning and Tara was the guest reasder in Phoenix's 1st grade class.
Friday - 13 January 2012 - Tara started her day with a root canal at Castle Dental. At lunch I went to see Contraband. Then On Friday night we gathered up the boys and went to dinner at Mighty Fine in Cedar Park and then afterwards our family went to The Yogurt Experience.
Saturday 14 January 2012 - Saturday morning Zion's soccer game was cancelled. Later I went to Lowes in the morning to see if I could fix the overhead light in the garage and ended up buying a new one, but at least I could still use the old bulbs which saved me about $7 bucks. Then at noon we headed to South Austin to Westgate Lanes at attend Jaydn Jaeger's 5th Birthday Party. Also got see Heather Laney (who is pregnant again #5) and got to hold little Lexi Jaeger for a while.
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Monday - 2 January 2012 - I got up about 8:30 gave the boys their medicine and then I took some cereal and juice over to Josh and Chrissta's. Josh gave me another box of books. I then went to Michael's and picked up the frames were having done (insert picture). I also found on clearance a Cowboys Troll and a Cowboys Christmas hat. I stopped in at IHOP to have my free birthday breakfast. Towards the end of my breakfast I called the Apple helpdesk and was put on hold. I then drove to Fry's to return several items. I finally got thru to the helpdesk and they started working on my case. As Apple and AT&T worked on my case I walked around Frys and then I left and ten sat in the car for another 20 minutes while we figured out was was up with my IPad2. I then browsed Harbor Freight and then bought a water at the Dollar Store. I came home and chilled out in the afternoon and watched a couple of movies (Anamorph and The Eagle).
Tuesday - 3 January 2012 - Phoenix went back to school and I went back to work.
Wednesday - 4 January 2012 - Went into the office and Tara had her two week follow up at Dr. Stovall's for her back.
Thursday - 5 January 2012 - Nothing much to report.
Friday - 6 January 2012 -Friday night I went over to Nick Passes for a Boys Nite Out.
Saturday - 7 January 2012 - The day started with Tara and I taking Zion to the YMCA for the Soccer Jamboree and for Coach Morgan to get introduced to his new soccer team, The Force.