Anyone who reads this weblog knows that I'm just a little proud of my sons Jacob and Matthew. Jacob recently participated in the Reader's Digest National Word Power Challenge at his school. He did well enough in his school to advance to the state championship down in Salem last month. The competition there was tough - 4th through 8th graders all grouped in together (Jacob is in the 4th grade) - and he didn't make it to the final round. We found out the good news today though - on the written test he took to make it to the state championship, Jacob achieved the highest score of any 4th grader in the entire state. Pretty cool.
I started using Duolingo in earnest right before the pandemic started.
A wargaming buddy recently moved to Green Valley AZ, into the same community as my uncle John. I swung by this week for a quick game of Combat Commander: Eur...
We visited Joshua Tree National Park and I picked up my lifetime parks pass.
We started our 8+ hour of driving per day final stretch from Arizona to Florida this morning, but slipped in a visit to Kartchner Caverns near Tucson.