Michigan – Family Trip 2020

Alt Title: It could have been worse. Dear reader. This trip was taken during the 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic. We as a family wore face masks in all public places. Avoided crowds as much as possible. We’re home now and spending time in self isolation. We plan to get tested. Stay safe. Wear a face mask….

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Memorial Day Weekend Recap

In the year of 2020, Covid is still hanging around, so this Memorial Day Weekend it was a lot of working on the house, cooking at home, and doing things as a family. Sarah and I put in a second raised garden bed. In this garden bed we have green beans, green peppers, and okra….

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Worms and guts

We got about 4-5″ of rain the other day. The kid spent most of his time in the basement consuming mass amounts of YouTube and who-knows-what content. He came upstairs and was bouncing off the wall. Mrs Shoo sent him outside to play in the rain. The other neighborhood boys soon followed.

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Costa Rica: Part 3 – Sloths!

If you know Sarah at all, you’ll know that she has a slight obsession with sloths. She calls them her spirit animal. Fact: Sloths have a nasty bite. We were just 30 minutes from a Sloth Sanctuary. Of course we had to go. The purpose of the sloth sanctuary is to rehabilitate injured or abandoned…

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Costa Rica: Part 2 – Grayson

Although you may have to deal with “I am hungry”, “Are we there yet?”, “Can we go?” “When are we going to be there?”, travelling with a kid is kind of fun. Grayson has plugged into several YouTubers and he is adapted their style. Here are his Grayson2HD videos.

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Costa Rica – Part 1: Cahuita

We went to Costa Rica over a month and half ago and I am now just getting to go through pictures. Even though Facebook and Instagram make it even easier to post to the net, it’s nice to do this the long form and put some context around the pictures and videos. Instead of trying…

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Smoky Mountains Vacation 2017

The Shoos haven’t done a proper road trip vacation in a while. Sarah and I have been on many trips to our favorite state of Colorado, but have never ventured further than Nashville in a car with Grayson. With all electronic devices charged we set course to the Smoky Mountains. We booked a modestly equipped…

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