News, notes & opinions: September 2016

We had talked for years in our house about putting in a pool. The kids were finally the right age where they would be somewhat responsible with one. We still were relatively fresh off the dreaded summer of 2015, during which I counted approximately 82,374 instances of “I’m bored” or something similar coming out of the mouths of my children and, of course, the neighbors’ children who hang out at our house.