Archive for October, 2009

The Cycle of Sick

Monday, October 26th, 2009

First, it was Ane. She spiked a fever on Friday night that was bad. 103 degrees bad. And she wasn’t much better Saturday morning. But by Friday night, the Webmaster had already called Nana and Papa, who were planning on visiting on Saturday, and said, “Don’t come.” Saturday came and went. I ran errands and […]

The joke is on me

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

God has a sense of humor. Here I was, happy in my non-pumpkin pie eating ways, and then I get a kid who likes pumpkin pie. Ane actually asked if there was any pumpkin pie at a church dessert social recently, and was thrilled that there was. She ate most of a piece. Then we […]

Ane Speaks – Covering Her Bases

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Yesterday, Ane and I had a little quiet time together. We got about an hour and a half between the time when she woke up from her nap and when Tad woke up from his nap. This gave us a good opportunity to chat and work on her math homework. Yes, homework. Not that this […]


Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Tad’s potty chart has 21 boxes on its grid. Every time he uses the potty here at home, he gets a sticker. Two for number two (ha ha). He’s filled out two charts so far. When the chart is finished, he turns them in for a prize of some kind. This has helped us get […]