B’s 8th Birthday Party

This day has been crazy.  I got up, had breakfast with Nick, then picked up my mom and went out to Hawkins to get the kids.  We got the full tour of the house remodel as it stands (bedrooms & bathrooms done, walls up but not sheetrocked for the rest of the house) and got … Continue reading B’s 8th Birthday Party

Spring Break

This last week was our spring break from school. I've already told you about Monday and Tuesday, so I'll start today's story with Wednesday. We didn't make any big plans for Wednesday, since that was the day that we were swapping out D for B at Nana & Pa's house, but it turned out to … Continue reading Spring Break

I write 750 words a morning; sometimes they’re for you.*

I got up this morning, wandered through the house, and thought to myself "How is it that it all gets THIS messy in just one day of me not tidying?"  Nick said that I do more than I think I do or than maybe he thinks I do around the house.  No, the house is … Continue reading I write 750 words a morning; sometimes they’re for you.*

Why does February always suck?

So hey, it's February, and so therefore we have the Plague.  David has this on again off again stomach virus at least one day every week since the end of January.   Ben & Nick have been coughing, but seem okay for the most part. Greg has been snotty & feverish and coughing for a solid … Continue reading Why does February always suck?

Thoughts in 140 characters

06:13 Yesterday: writing, more writing, then excellent Variety Show at church. Today: all the laundry in universe & N to gun show, me to gem show. # 10:56 B is getting his babies ready for church: "This one is going for Fancy Dress Night to a dance & this one is just going to regular … Continue reading Thoughts in 140 characters