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School, Family, And Friends

15 Jun 2015


  • Ayla graduated Kindergarten
    • took the day off
    • had an awards ceremony, she got perfect attendance
    • had a picnic
    • played on the school playground
  • last day of day care for the kids now that Felicia is off work and at home again
  • got to hang out with Josh and Sarah
    • ran into Sarah and Aaron at the water park
    • Josh, Sarah, and Aaron came by for dinner (some brats and veggies on the grill)
    • Aaron stayed the night and the kids all “camped out” in the living room in sleeping bags
  • Dan’s birthday party @ Chuck E Cheese
    • Charles got some tasty ice cream cakes from Graeters
    • Josh, Sarah, and Aaron met us there too
    • the kids had a blast playing games and running around with Dan
    • it was a suprisingly nice one and was unusually calm
    • early mornings are apparently an ideal time for this
  • KY Renaissance Faire
    • Cyndi and her daughter Ashlee joined us for the day
    • Joust Troup - kids liked the jousting and sword fighting show
    • Pickled Brothers - the funny and sarcastic show
    • Fool Hearty – circus-like show, not bad
    • Nuttin But Mud – good but not-quite-clean fun, “always keep dirt in your mind” :-)
    • face painting for the kids
      • Ayla - butterfly
      • Ryan - puppy
    • henna tatoos for Cyndi and her daughter Ashlee
    • Fefe got her corsette and skirt
  • painting party
    • repainted the kitchen
    • cleaned and got rid of a lot of things… RIP toaster oven
    • really had to fight the refrigerator to get it to move but eventually we won
    • Cyndi helped us repaint the kitchen
  • got my acceptance letter for the online Masters of Science in Computer Science program at Georgia Tech


  • blog
    • done importing most of the content
    • tweaking templates and styling
    • home stretch - will publish this week
  • model-lang
    • loving typescript 1.5-beta combined with babel
    • some typescript complaints with ES6 support but it compiles and works in the end
    • using both visual-studio-code and atom (w/ atom-typescript)