Archive for February, 2019

Good Girl

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

I have been hanging out with Grandma and Gichan’s dog Talli over this week.  Grandma and Gichan are on vacation, and while Auntie is home, she’s working and a school day is a long time to wait for a potty break. But never fear, Talli is busy standing guard against any incursions by squirrel gangs […]

A Normal Schedule? What??

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Yes, it is true – the kids are finally back in school! And yes, Monday was rather brutal.  Ane managed to get herself up and moving, but the boys tried fighting me tooth and nail.  Thumper – yes, Thumper! – spent time screaming at me about being told to get dressed instead of getting to […]

Partially Finished Art of the Week

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

Week 2 of Tad’s new sculpture in art class. His teacher reported that he is having a hard time making himself take the time to smooth his clay and get the surface right. But she also reports that he is making the effort to do a complete job. Any guesses on what he is making?

Love Is Disgusting

Monday, February 25th, 2019

This last Sunday, our dear friend Best Babysitter celebrated her wedding with a small reception at a local restaurant. This included a reciting of vows, which I didn’t know was scheduled (and then spent the time trying to keep the volume on Thumper’s iPad turned down).  The older boys, though… As Tad said: “Ewww, they’re […]