Cycle For Sight & Kid’s Bike Rodeo

October 26: Annual endurance cycling event to create awareness for eye research and outreach at the Jones Eye Institute. Start time at 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Go around rivertrail loop as many times given the allotted time frame. Kid’s Bike Rodeo starts at 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. Admission: $35 for adults and $10 for children. Meeting place: NLR Riverfront by Submarine. For more information contact Shannon Giger at 501-686-8638.

Ear Infections

I can hardly believe I’m typing this, but my boy is a year old as of yesterday. One year old. Twelve months old. Three hundred sixty-five days old. He’s also been running a fever of about 102.5 since his birthday. It’s a drag to be sick, but to be sick on your very first birthday just strikes me as deeply unfair. Continue reading