“I wonder if AppleCare covers lightning storm damage?” #shitpamsays

“I wonder if AppleCare covers lightning storm damage?” #shitpamsays

Keep off the grass.

Keep off the grass.

Nerd problems.

Nerd problems.

Freckles

Freckles

Just one of those days.

Just one of those days.

Maxi takes notes during YouTube videos.

Maxi takes notes during YouTube videos.

Finally some colour.

Finally some colour.

“Dad, the way you drive makes me fall over” “It’s not me, Maxi, it’s Physics.” “Well tell Figgus that he is a son of a bitch.”

“Dad, the way you drive makes me fall over”
“It’s not me, Maxi, it’s Physics.”
“Well tell Figgus that he is a son of a bitch.”

Maxi’s face says it all. A “traditional” classroom at Heritage Park. No electricity, no electronics.

Maxi’s face says it all. A “traditional” classroom at Heritage Park. No electricity, no electronics.

In my day, we didn’t have smartphones to distract us from our VR. You kids get off my lawn!

In my day, we didn’t have smartphones to distract us from our VR. You kids get off my lawn!

“I don’t need a boy to pay attention to me. I’ll pay attention to myself.” #shitpamsays

“I don’t need a boy to pay attention to me. I’ll pay attention to myself.” #shitpamsays

The backyard park. Pam and Maxi.

The backyard park. Pam and Maxi.

“Make your own cheap coffee! This stuff cost $9 a bag.” #shitpamsays

“Make your own cheap coffee! This stuff cost $9 a bag.” #shitpamsays

“Mowing the lawn”

“Mowing the lawn”

This is how I carry this computer now.

This is how I carry this computer now.

32°C in the shade. Over 50° in direct sun, apparently.

32°C in the shade. Over 50° in direct sun, apparently.

I can’t take off my hat.

I can’t take off my hat.

Pam hasn’t used the word “humidex” yet, but it’s only a matter of time.

Pam hasn’t used the word “humidex” yet, but it’s only a matter of time.

When you leave your phone in your pants. And it goes through the laundry.

When you leave your phone in your pants. And it goes through the laundry.

Outdoors.

Outdoors.

“I can’t really shave my legs, so I’m hoping the fire will singe the hair off.” #shitpamsays

“I can’t really shave my legs, so I’m hoping the fire will singe the hair off.” #shitpamsays

I think A&W Hotstoppers are much nicer than the Starbucks ones. #hellointernet @brady_haran @cgpgrey

I think A&W Hotstoppers are much nicer than the Starbucks ones. #hellointernet @brady_haran @cgpgrey

“If we see another Punch Buggy I’m going to give you a Charlie Horse and you won’t be able to walk for a week.” #shitpamsays

“If we see another Punch Buggy I’m going to give you a Charlie Horse and you won’t be able to walk for a week.” #shitpamsays

“Peeps and deets I hate those kinds of words.” #shitpamsays

“Peeps and deets I hate those kinds of words.” #shitpamsays

Yesterday he broke her thumb. Today he loves her.

Yesterday he broke her thumb. Today he loves her.

Measuring the harsh truth of genetics.

Measuring the harsh truth of genetics.

You know it’s time for 2-factor authentication when your 6-year old figures out how to order stuff from Amazon.

You know it’s time for 2-factor authentication when your 6-year old figures out how to order stuff from Amazon.

Yes, b’y.

Yes, b’y.

Found another one!

Found another one!

Geocaching exposition.

Geocaching exposition.

Maxi’s first find with his metal detector.

Maxi’s first find with his metal detector.

The proper term is “detectorist”

The proper term is “detectorist”

Xavier can’t play video games for a few weeks.

Xavier can’t play video games for a few weeks.

“Homemade” battery pack. From recycled laptop batteries.

“Homemade” battery pack. From recycled laptop batteries.

“Uh-oh … better get Geico!” #shitpamsays

“Uh-oh … better get Geico!” #shitpamsays

It’s been a long winter.

It’s been a long winter.

“The ratio of cake to people is too high”

“The ratio of cake to people is too high”

River breakup at The Snye

River breakup at The Snye

Carmen actually walked Earl.

Carmen actually walked Earl.

“Outside”

“Outside”

Something something Newfoundland girls…

Something something Newfoundland girls…

Do not put your head inside the 3D printer.

Do not put your head inside the 3D printer.

“B’y, I wish Prince Harry and the other one, Angela Merkel, would get married, so they’d get off my Facebook feed.” #shitpamsays

“B’y, I wish Prince Harry and the other one, Angela Merkel, would get married, so they’d get off my Facebook feed.” #shitpamsays

“Miguel you want some salsa? From NEW YORK CITY!?” #shitpamsays

“Miguel you want some salsa? From NEW YORK CITY!?” #shitpamsays

A nerd party pack.

A nerd party pack.

Xavier is the youngest student at the Community Coding workshop.

Xavier is the youngest student at the Community Coding workshop.

Pretending it’s 2004 in information security class.

Pretending it’s 2004 in information security class.

Blondes.

Blondes.

Pam’s glasses.

Pam’s glasses.

At the vet.

At the vet.

I bet I could buy a barrel of these tremoços in Praia de Mira for what I paid for a jar in Fort McMurray :-)

I bet I could buy a barrel of these tremoços in Praia de Mira for what I paid for a jar in Fort McMurray 🙂

Maxi apparently spent more than a half hour looking for this perfect birthday shirt. I love it.

Maxi apparently spent more than a half hour looking for this perfect birthday shirt. I love it.

“Never again.”

“Never again.”

This is so much “fun.”

This is so much “fun.”

The elusive chocolate coconut. Found at Westwood this morning.

The elusive chocolate coconut. Found at Westwood this morning.

Icicle.

Icicle.

Maxi shared with me. He let me eat the Pizza crusts.

Maxi shared with me. He let me eat the Pizza crusts.

Summertime drone shot.

Summertime drone shot.

Making some pipocas.

Making some pipocas.

“Pam at The Strand” circa 1992-1993. A curated playlist.

“Pam at The Strand” circa 1992-1993. A curated playlist.

“Twitter Handle? What is this? 1970’s CB radio? 10-4 Good Buddy.” #shitpamsays

“Twitter Handle? What is this? 1970’s CB radio? 10-4 Good Buddy.” #shitpamsays

“B’y, Mount Pearl is becoming like The Bronx in the 80s.” #shitpamsays

“B’y, Mount Pearl is becoming like The Bronx in the 80s.” #shitpamsays

It’s a dog’s life.

It’s a dog’s life.

Maxi doesn’t want me to help with his French homework because apparently I roll my Rs like I’m “speaking Spanish or something”

Maxi doesn’t want me to help with his French homework because apparently I roll my Rs like I’m “speaking Spanish or something”

“Gotta love JB Weld, b’y. Coulda fixed my broken foot with that.” #shitpamsays

“Gotta love JB Weld, b’y. Coulda fixed my broken foot with that.” #shitpamsays

The Edmonton Snowpacalypse didn’t happen, but there is still a bit of snow.

The Edmonton Snowpacalypse didn’t happen, but there is still a bit of snow.

“If you don’t want to get hurt, then you’d better get out of the dog bed.” #shitpamsays

“If you don’t want to get hurt, then you’d better get out of the dog bed.” #shitpamsays

“How was Peter Mansbridge? Did he walk over it?” #shitpamsays

“How was Peter Mansbridge? Did he walk over it?” #shitpamsays

Hey, it’s Wednesday night!

Hey, it’s Wednesday night!

“You can’t park like that. That’s the douchey way to park.” #shitpamsays

“You can’t park like that. That’s the douchey way to park.” #shitpamsays

More waiting.

More waiting.

We’re in Edmonton. Waiting.

We’re in Edmonton. Waiting.

I bought one of these for *me*. And it’s driving Carmen crazy.

I bought one of these for *me*. And it’s driving Carmen crazy.

Rock, Paper, Scissors, eat your Ice Cream🍦

Rock, Paper, Scissors, eat your Ice Cream🍦

“If that’s not her, it’s her Dopple-friggin-ganger.” #shitpamsays

“If that’s not her, it’s her Dopple-friggin-ganger.” #shitpamsays

“I’m coughing so much that I’m Weezy. In a deluxe apartment in the sky.” #shitpamsays

“I’m coughing so much that I’m Weezy. In a deluxe apartment in the sky.” #shitpamsays

I put a note in Maxi’s lunch. He told me he put it in the Recycling.

I put a note in Maxi’s lunch. He told me he put it in the Recycling.

Carmen made a hydraulic claw with water, tubes, and syringes. Thanks to tinkercrate. Of course she had to customize it.

Carmen made a hydraulic claw with water, tubes, and syringes. Thanks to tinkercrate. Of course she had to customize it.

Gonna be one of those weekends.

Gonna be one of those weekends.

Despite her protestations to the contrary, Pam secretly loves Portlandia.

Despite her protestations to the contrary, Pam secretly loves Portlandia.

Somebody toucha my spaghet.

Somebody toucha my spaghet.

Bob’s Burgers.

Bob’s Burgers.

Shorts weather.

Shorts weather.

Since Pam is away, and there’s no #shitpamsays, here’s one from Carmen: “Can you play that Abraham Lincoln song?” Requesting a song from Hamilton.

Since Pam is away, and there’s no #shitpamsays, here’s one from Carmen: “Can you play that Abraham Lincoln song?” Requesting a song from Hamilton.

Say with a Southern accent for full effect. No Name brand is so honest.

Say with a Southern accent for full effect. No Name brand is so honest.

Training Maxi.

Training Maxi.

Let me in. It’s too cold out here.

Let me in. It’s too cold out here.

“Looks like E.T. lost his finger.” #shitpamsays

“Looks like E.T. lost his finger.” #shitpamsays

“Oh me nerves!” #shitpamsays

“Oh me nerves!” #shitpamsays

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Maxi is 6 years old. And still believes his nose grows when he tells a lie.

Maxi is 6 years old. And still believes his nose grows when he tells a lie.

Canadian Pokémon problems.

Canadian Pokémon problems.

We are making a Maccano Trebuchet. But my unionized helper needs to take frequent breaks.

We are making a Maccano Trebuchet. But my unionized helper needs to take frequent breaks.

Miguel and Pam’s Instagram selfie.

Miguel and Pam’s Instagram selfie.

Xavier’s hair.

Xavier’s hair.

Targeted advertising.

Targeted advertising.

“Nobody’s going to eat my cake, so I might as well dig in.” #shitpamsays

“Nobody’s going to eat my cake, so I might as well dig in.” #shitpamsays

Pam fixed her phone case with JB weld.

Pam fixed her phone case with JB weld.

Since Earl is such a princess 👸🏽, his Christmas gift was this gourmet dog food.

Since Earl is such a princess 👸🏽, his Christmas gift was this gourmet dog food.

The better the turkey dinner, the better the nap.

The better the turkey dinner, the better the nap.