Archive for February, 2010

A Boy and His X-Wing

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

We finally found one on eBay! We got it for a great price (it is used, but it is from the more recent toy lines, circa 1995), and it came with a modern (also circa 1995) Luke Skywalker pilot action figure. Plus a Biggs and another Luke. And… don’t tell Tad, but he is getting […]


Friday, February 19th, 2010

Here’s how I look right now. For those of you who haven’t seen me recently, notice the large addition to my middle: Yes, Rerun is healthy and growing. I had a doctor’s appointment and ultrasound yesterday, so we’ve both been thoroughly checked out. The ultrasound was particularly entertaining, because I’ve never had one so late […]

See-Saw Napping

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

It’s been an up-and-down napping week so far – thank you, mid-winter break! How many more days left of this, again? Monday – Tad naps, Ane does not. Ane is all kinds of cranky by bedtime. Tuesday – Ane naps, Tad (having slept in that morning) does not. We wear out the kids with an […]

Ane’s Personal Challenge

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

We had just finished up another Junie B. book, so I suggested to Ane that for her 15 minutes, she should read to me. She balked. I insisted. She has so many of these “Step into Reading” books in the early levels, and has learned so many “snappy words” at school, that I felt she […]