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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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 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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Block Party

This weekend we had our 3rd some-what annual block party. Last year’s wasn’t really a block party but there was a grill in the middle of the street. We blocked off the streets and even rented a bounce house for the kids. I didn’t get pictures of the adults, but we earmarked this moment in…

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N + 1 – Specialized Sirrus

N + 1 = Number of bikes you need in your life. Where N is the current number. This is my Specialized Sirrus. It’s the grocery-getter. The pull the kid down the street bike. The hang out with the family on the bike trail bike. The bike down to the park bike. Strava says I…

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