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Rerun Orders A Cheeseburger

Monday, September 25th, 2017

It was just me and Rerun, driving home after a doctor’s appointment.  And it was dinnertime.  The Webmaster was feeding the other three kids pizza.  I offered to stop at Dick’s Drive-In for dinner for the two of us. When we pulled up, I asked Rerun what he wanted. “I want a vanilla milkshake, fries, […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

So, who was the tallest in their pre-kindergarten year?  Let’s look at the photo evidence… All four kids have had their picture taken in the same spot. Ane: Tad: Rerun: Thumper: Keeping in mind that Tad had just turned 4, Rerun and Thumper are both 4 and a half, and Ane was 4 and 3/4 […]



Toothless

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Well, this finally happened: Rerun’s top two teeth had been pushed together in the middle, and one was sticking forward and one was pushed backward, as they got looser and looser and the adult teeth started to move in.  After a full week of wiggling and testing, and a couple of times yanking on them, […]



Art of the Week – Abstract Feelings

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

I really love Tad’s art teacher.  This week’s art class was about abstract expression.  She had a “feelings cube” that she had the kids roll – a large cardboard cube with expressions on it, like “happy,” “sad,” “excited,” and so on.  When the cube was rolled, the kids were to draw a line on their […]