Tag Archives: Clinch River

“Nudists Steal Water for Skinny-Dipping”

HA! One more weather-related post. The snow has more or less receded from us for the moment (pending next week’s weird reversal forecast), meaning if we or our kids wanted to continue the snow-wrestling theme it would probably be more … Continue reading

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System Failure

There are six computers in our household: Ivo, Pete, Dave and I have one each, the lesbian girls share one, and one is available (carefully monitored) for the kids. Plus a load of phones and other devices that kick in … Continue reading

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“Dad, Ollie’s Here!!!”

life is good…as if I didn’t know! My good friend Colin and his family flew in on Saturday for 10 days pre-Easter vacation, and we managed to keep this from all the kids involved – Ollie didn’t know until he … Continue reading

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Yoga Boy

…being the fourth part of the story of native American boy ‘Three Rivers’ (“3R”)… (Parts 1, 2, 3) Chad led 3R down into the gym. ‘OK, man, enjoy!’ 3R, his tribal knife tucked into his jock, set off like an … Continue reading

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Bonding with my Boy

Apparently this is how the free runners in Ostrava, Czech republic train their back flips. Trains the partner’s stomach quite well too! we prefer to pitch from cupped hands, but then we’re not free runners. Actually I wanted to write … Continue reading

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Meet the Cast: Cody and Andy

I’m long overdue to introduce more of our colleagues who have for various reaons featured in the books. Cody is something of a loner. And, outwardly, weird. I met him first on my initiation day at Chad’s gym, when he … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings!

Dave and I, along with our wonderful kids Leo and Jaymee and their mums Clare and Karen, wish all of you everything you wish for yourself at this special time. We’re just about to sit down to a fantastic Christmas … Continue reading

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‘No News’ from Oak Ridge

A couple of people who respond to this blog by e-mail have commented that there hasn’t been much news from Tennessee lately. Well, with so much going on in the rest of the world – collapse of the European banking … Continue reading

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All Going Swimmingly: Ice Cool, in fact!

…finishing off the writing? Yes, but that’s not what I want to talk about. School will shortly be out for the summer in Oak Ridge TN and then Leo, Jaymee, Clare and Karen will be coming over to join us here … Continue reading

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