Overheard in the Wolfe House #276

by Peggy on July 23, 2014

Peggy (after arriving home in surprise visit in the middle of the day): You’re writing code?

Sam: Yes. (pauses) For Sibelius.

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She’s going to the coast. (Yes, I told her not to take the ferry.)

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As if the DMZ was a boy band …

July 19, 2014

This amount of enthusiasm for the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea gives me confidence in the next generation and the pursuit of world peace.

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Best Birthday Ever …

July 14, 2014

The beauty of a summer birthday is the terrific parties you can have. Paige had some wonderful ones growing up, swim parties and slip-and-slide parties and going-to-Shakespeare-in-the-Park parties. The best one I remember was when she turned 6 or 7 and we loaded up the family and a bunch of her friends, and even a […]

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Everland …

July 13, 2014

Friday at the theme park. They may struggle with English, but they out-Disneyed Disney. Plus, epic Tricia photobomb. Two thumbs up!  

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #275

July 13, 2014

Paige (via FaceTime, from South Korea): So how’s the job search going? Sam (long explanation and summarizing thusly): And when you have it narrowed down, you pick the one with the best payroll.

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Single girls discover Namsan Tower really for couples on Saturday night …

July 11, 2014

Yes, really, someone proposed.

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Suppressing a fangirl attack …

July 8, 2014

Helpful hint to those holding a full cup of morning joe: Beware the transition between the piano blues and the return to that K-drama soundtrack number, Love is All Around.

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Overheard in the Wolfe House #274

July 8, 2014

Peggy (meeting Sam at the baggage claim, at 1:21 a.m.): You have a new carry-on bag? Sam: Yes. Peggy (as she and Sam get in the pick-up, about 15 minutes later): Did someone give you that bag? Sam: Yes. Aunt Teresa. Sam (at home, about 45 minutes later): I need to put the bag in […]

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Deep thoughts while traveling I20

July 6, 2014

Yesterday Michael drove us to East Texas to visit Aunt Regina. After years of driving the kids to all their extra-curriculars and these past few years of going solo on so many things, it’s really nice to sit back in a comfy, air-conditioned seat, doze off from time to time, and let someone else deal […]

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