Archive for January, 2009

The Cow Whisperer

Monday, January 19th, 2009

It was just another drive home from church on a sunny (but cold) Sunday afternoon. I was driving, and we had just turned on to the side road that would lead us to the road that runs by our cul-de-sac. Suddenly, traffic slowed in front of us, as the Webmaster and I beheld a extremely […]

Too many choices

Friday, January 16th, 2009

One of the original goals that we set forth for Tad in his IEP (individual education plan) at school, when he was first enrolled, was that he be able to communicate his desires with words. I offered the example at the time of him learning to ask for certain books, instead of just us offering […]

Sweet Sixteen

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Sixteen years ago, in 1993, I skipped school. It was okay with my parents, though. I went with them to the hospital, and I was there when my sister was born. Don’t judge me on the glasses. It was 1993, people. Anyway, the baby I’m holding in my arms is the same girl that we […]

A late-night field trip

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

It was a dark and stormy night. Actually, it wasn’t that stormy. But it was dark. I got behind the wheel of the minivan, which contained three children. We then drove to the hospital – actually, we drove the the wrong hospital, then got directions to the right one, but that’s another story. We then […]