Archive for February, 2012

The Dress Conspiracy

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

As Ane gets older, it gets harder and harder to dress her. And it’s not because she wants to wear anything unreasonable.  It’s because so many of the clothing stores think she should be wearing something weird or unreasonable. Fortunately, several stores (Gymboree, Janie and Jack, OshKosh, Lands’ End) do provide modest options for girls, […]

Prize Box

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

His teacher knows what he likes. As if he doesn’t own enough Batman toys already.  He saw this in the prize box at school when he’d earned enough stars yesterday, and it was love at first sight.

How the kids reacted

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Ane was really the only child who knew and understood that I was going in for surgery.  I think Tad had an idea of it, but I don’t think it bothered him terribly.  It might have if I hadn’t come home that night. We left at about 10 am for the hospital, and came back […]

Surgery Update

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Hi, everyone! I am doing much better than I was 48 hours ago, let me tell you. First things first – the surgery went perfectly.  Completely laparoscopic, no loose stones blocking any other bile ducts, and I was out of surgery in the predicted amount of time.  I had a hard time getting the anesthesia […]