The family chats about Gabe's trip to DC w/ mom and dad, then it was off to Boston to meet with Matthew Jr and the girls. Boston is a great town! A Blaine man found what he thought was a scorpion. What he did with it upset some. Top 3 things to do at the State Fair~is really different for everyone! High school advice for Gabe & jet setting royals' carbon footprint!
The family delivers some great news about Maclaren. Mom puts out a story on millennials in a working state. A guy throws 96 MPH on a whim and gets a contract. Is this an innocent story? Sophia points some very disturbing things for sale on Ebay.
The new trend by rappers is short concerts. Way too short, according to the Fam. New cell phone rules Aug. 1st spurs some discussion on what laws should be allowed. Mom finds some weird/fun things to do in Saint Paul. Gabe brings the story about the kids grabbing the sturgeon in Minnehaha Creek to the table.
It was terribly hot here and now Matthew gets the heat in Boston. Thank God for A/C. What does everyone like to do in the summer? A quick call from a Chandelier...Ummm...okay. When you hit fifty, your emails change a lot! The family is hurting quite a lot after sending off their dog Piper after a thirteen year run. RIP "Good Boy"
The Fam is all over the board today, starting with some listener feedback and emails. Then Gabe chimes in with some Area 51 news. A group on Facebook are planning on storming the Area 51 castle. Is this for real? A little twist in the hydration conversation, self-cloning tics and finally India gets some upbeat poverty news!
All four kids bail on mom and dad for the 4th of July for the first time ever, forcing a nontraditional day for the parents. MN State Fair food controversy with the syringe donuts. Also the State Fair gets recognized as one of the top festivals in the world. An outing to Jax Cafe in Minneapolis is impressive!
Matthew Jr and Maclaren discuss their European highlights. Matthew went from Europe to Boston to live and work. His first laundry stint? Which one of us is growing horns due to too much cell phone use? Gabe takes over Matthew's old bedroom immediately! Monopoly goes cashless, Mom does some wind tasting of her own at a grad party!!
The entire family plus Hailey call Grandpa to wish him a Happy Father's Day. Grandpa then talks about raising Rookie and his own upbringing. Touching. Some bad Dad jokes and Gabe takes off on Rookie for being a hoarder while cleaning out the garage! Ouch!