We got the Simpson’s Movie for Christmas. When Paul unwrapped it Little Red said, “It’s Homer Eats Donut!” Everyone started dying of laughter. Finally Paul’s brother said, “how do you know that?” Little Red replied simply “I saw it at the movie store.” At supper that night, after a long day at Disneyland, Little Red […]Read More Notable Quotables from Christmas Day
American Thanksgiving There had been a snafu with Paul’s holiday schedule and it looked like his only day off for Christmas would be Christmas day. As an appeasement (and conceding to Paul’s demand) they gave him the day after Thanksgiving. His parents graciously flew the whole family out on points so that we could get […]Read More One Day to Catch Up
This morning while getting ready for church I was reminding Little Red that this was his last week in nursery and that next week he’d be in primary. He’d be a sunbeam and his teacher would be Sister Prieto. “Daddy,” he said, turning to my husband, “next week I’m gonna be a sunbeam and my […]Read More Quote of the Day
Yesterday at his check-up, Dr. Waldron asked if Boy Blue was crawling. “Yes. And cruising.” I replied. Cruising? So we showed her how he can walk, one foot in front of the other, across the exam table. She was impressed, but also shared with me her pity that soon he’d be into much more mischief. […]Read More He Thinks He’s Two
it isn’t because he’s had two ear infections in two months. It isn’t that he has six teeth. It isn’t that he learned to crawl and is now cruising. (fyi: 9 months old tomorrow.) It’s because in the past two months he has grown an inch and a half. Yes, an entire inch and a […]Read More So That’s Why He Wasn’t Sleeping. . .
I make a furtive dash for the computer to try for the first time in over a month to chronicle our lives. For Christmas this year my mother gave me a cd of her journal #25 (December 25, 1986 – April 11, 1987.) She is a devout journaller. With the cd she included a note […]Read More The Bosses are Not Pleased
Life is such a funny thing. Lately the life in my head has been too busy, too loud to get out and join the world. I’ve been all over the place emotionally. Our plans for the future are changing on a daily basis. The kids are growing up so fast — I have a three […]Read More Trying to Return