Displaced Geek

Just a city geek and father coming to terms with being replanted in farm country

Posts Tagged ‘funtimes

Happy 4th of July! Love, Gabriella

Gotta start ’em young, right?

As always, what was meant to be a 3 word message had almost 10 takes, and ended up very different than expected.


Written by Peter

July 4, 2012 at 948

The New Member of Our Family

Introducing Just O. Pig.
(The O stands for “Only”. Gabriella’s naming convention isn’t very creative)

Actually, he responds just as well to Mr. Pig, Wilbur, and Fuzzy

Please direct all inquiries to his creator

Written by Peter

February 8, 2012 at 1028


I’m not a fan of my library. Don’t get me wrong, I love libraries in general, but my local library is just a small puny thing that never seems to have anything I want to read. You see, my library is part of the county’s Library System. But only a small part. If you know exactly what it is you want to check out, that’s not an issue. Simply pick your book out online, and pick it up in a few days. If, on the other hand, you’re more of a browser when it comes to books, like I am, well then you’re sol.

The main branch of the “library system” is only half an hour away, but that’s an hour long trip plus browsing time that just doesn’t get made that often. Especially since when I do check out a book, I generally finish it in roughly the same amount of time that it takes to make two of those trips. It just isn’t a good system.

Once a year, however, I do make the trip. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Peter

November 14, 2011 at 000

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I was never one of the “cool kids”…

So I have no idea where Gabriella gets it.



Written by Peter

October 30, 2011 at 1142

My name’s Gabriella!

I like to Dance!

Written by Peter

October 29, 2011 at 1530

Just a taste…

Something to tide over those dedicated 2 readers until I actually write something of substance. (or at least as substantial as it ever gets around here)

First a game of spot the tomato:

Agent Opalka: Master of Disguise

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Written by Peter

September 2, 2011 at 1555

Look around…

Despite the lack of a nap, and the subsequent late bath and bed, we did manage to have some fun today.

go with the flow!

Written by Peter

August 5, 2011 at 2139

Posted in parenting, photo post

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