Archive for November, 2019

Half Day Hijinks

Monday, November 25th, 2019

One of the more complicating features of Thanksgiving week are the half days for elementary school for parent-teacher conferences.  The older kids find this annoying, while the little boys are reveling in the shorter days.  Since I took care of the parent-teacher conferences last week, right off the bat, Rerun and Thumper and I have […]

Flashback Friday

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

We are only days away from Thanksgiving, and it is SO late this year that a lot of people (cough cough, I see you, Hannibal) have already put up trees or outside displays for Christmas.  So far, I have not caved in, but I might start working on some of the indoor, non-tree decor this […]

Another Tooth Bites The Dust

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Thumper learned a valuable lesson yesterday.  Never try to pull open your water-bottle valve with your teeth, especially when you have a loose tooth. That is the other center front tooth, which was the next one up… but it wasn’t ready to be pulled.  Thumper doesn’t wiggle his loose teeth – at least, not yet […]

Curled Up With A Good Book

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Ane loves the online comic strip “Strange Planet” (which is both hilarious and perfectly age-appropriate).  The author released his first book, and Ane had it pre-ordered from Barnes & Noble the second it was announced. It arrived today. I guess homework can wait when you have a new comic book to read!