Early in the week we had a family council where we sat down and decided what kinds of things we wanted to get done this week. Since it is Spring Break for the kids we wanted to make sure we did something each of them wanted to do. Trina of course was the sensible one. She wanted to make sure the bathroom faucets got fixed. This comment resulted in a large moan by everyone especially me since I would be the one having to fix them. Dakota want to go shoot guns and ride motorcycles. I have no idea why everyone stared at me when he said that. It is not like I suggested arming a biker gang of 10 year olds. Whitney suggested that we should go to the mall and shop. This got lots of moans and groans – from Dakota and me anyways. Tiffany just wanted to sleep which I guess is typical for a 17-year old. I of course wanted to go to a Spring Training game. Trina said she thought that was doable. At that point I probably should have left well enough alone but I just had to push the envelope a little by adding, “every day.” This resulted in yet another lecture about how our lives do not revolve around baseball. I still don’t understand why that personality flaw continues to get brought up. I can’t help it if they have messed up priorities.

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