Archive for October, 2008

Cubbie Kids

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

I am pleased to say that both kids are doing pretty well in Cubbies. Tad is a challenge because of his speech issues, but generally, he’s doing better than I’d thought he would. A lot of that is attributable to school, and the reinforcement of rules that he’s getting there. He said his very first […]

Tad Speaks – Mommy’s Mean

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Tad has a bad habit of taking his large Tonka dump truck (still one of his favorite toys, courtesy of Uncle Captain and Aunt Q-Bee), steering it into the kitchen and ramming it into the lower kitchen cabinets. It’s leaving dents, which does not please me. Last night, as the dump truck was beginning another […]

One trimester down

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

I’m 12 weeks pregnant as of yesterday. And I haven’t even cracked “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” open once. Not that this pregnancy has been anything like what I was expecting. I thought I would be flat on my back or face down in the toilet. Instead, I feel like taking long walks in […]

Name That Clown!

Monday, October 20th, 2008

This is the true litmus test for all residents of Western Washington. If you don’t know who this is, then you weren’t born here, and if you were, then your parents weren’t. Yes, it is the one, the only, the beloved J.P. Patches. While I was born only a few years before he went off […]