Quick post – Get Outdoors

By on July 28, 2017

Mrs. COD and I enjoyed the outdoors before we had children….and we still do, but it’s not as easy as it once was. At times, I have longed for the days when we could go kayaking on the spur of the moment. WELL LONG NO LONGER! We’ve gone kayaking with our little guys 4 times in the last few weeks and once even by ourselves (thank you Gma COD in-law).


Grief and resolution: on the loss of a neighbor

By on December 11, 2016

One week ago, we learned of the loss. While plowing snow off the neighbors’ sidewalk that day, Char came to inform Mr. COD of his passing. Jim was the first neighbor we ever met when purchasing our house seven years ago. It seems so sudden, so hard to believe he’s really gone.  (more…)