Archive for January, 2008

Oh, poo

Friday, January 25th, 2008

Santa left Tad a very interesting present in his stocking this Christmas – Cars underwear. Mommy has been buying Pull-Ups with coupons – Cars Pull-Ups. Do you see a theme here? Tad is quickly approaching two and a half, and even though this is not the ideal time of year to begin potty-training (that would […]

Something just totally made my day

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Here I am, plugging away at home, too tired and distracted by free-flowing snot coming from the noses of my children (well, mostly Ane now – Tad’s pretty much over that phase), when I get an email from Amazon stating that this will soon be available. HURRAY!!! Or, as I said to the Webmaster, w00t! […]

The imaginary hunt

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Ane has an imaginary friend named Laura. Ever since I introduced her to the Laura Ingalls Wilder books last summer (after our visit to Mansfield, MO), she has been enthralled with the stories. It also serves as a nice counterbalance to her Princess obsession (you know, playing pioneer girl is almost as compelling as playing […]

Just call me Ma Ingalls

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

It is COLD here. Clear, cold, icy dry and dropping into the mid-20’s at night, and it’s supposed to be like this until Friday or so. Here at the Corner, we have baseboard heating (our house was built in 1965). But we also have a fireplace insert, which, when we get it going, provides a […]