Thanksgiving was awesome, like really, really awesome. I feel that Thanksgiving is the one holiday where it is essential that as many people attend as possible, pack them in! Especially children, I cannot imagine a holiday without children. And my children had a marvelous time, it has been a long year with, frankly, strained family… Continue reading Thanksgiving
I am fairly certain that Peaches broke the phone. She takes phones quite seriously and bathing them in milk is apparently what one does with a phone. She also loves computer screens and keyboards. Keyboards have to be smashed by fat little paws until the computer gives up and shuts off. The cats do not… Continue reading Peaches and Stuff
Wading through jello. JELLO! That is how I have felt the last couple of days. Now don’t ask me how I know what it feels like to wade through jello, I do not have a plausible answer. It was just………. Jello. I have enduring a head cold, a nasty, mean, wickedly evil head cold. Also… Continue reading Jello and America. I love America! Whoo-hoo and all that.
3:45 AM is when I surrendered. The children ran pell-mell for the tree. What screaming delight to find Santa had been ’round. Then there was, Much playing, Spontaneous squealing for joy, And ever so many hugs and kisses. Now the day is gone The delight and exhilaration have given way to deep slumbers. Good night. Merry Christmas.… Continue reading Merry Christmas
Yesterday was a haphazard sort of day, doing everything at the last moment, including an Easter egg hunt with the Rosso cousins. It was fun and I am so glad we managed to pull it together at the last-minute. The one thing we did not do this year was dye Easter eggs, partially because we… Continue reading The Lamb and the Wolves (Happy Easter)
I have a list of Goals. That I made way back in August (Waaaaay back when it was warm and sunny). I usually re-evaluate my goals and resolutions (hate, hate that word) In August. August for two reasons: 1. My birthday is in August and that is when I am starting a new year, a… Continue reading Annnnnnd Christmas
Chantelle, at the ripe old age of five months and five days has decided napping is for three week olds. Oh dear Lord, I pray it isn’t so. We are due for a Rip Van Winkle style nap now. Now. Amen. Chantelle has been awake since 6:30 AM, she had a 20 minute nap at… Continue reading Too old for naps.