Archive for the 'Children' Category

Cabin Fever And Nothing Else

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Nothing new has happened around here. We managed to escape over the weekend, got out to church, stretched our legs a little… only to get socked back in with another snowfall from Sunday to Monday night. We have tried to have fun. We’ve tried to do some homework, and some art work (no art classes […]

A Warm Fire

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Here, we see the domesticated teenage girl sleeping by the fire. Notice the phone tucked under her stomach. Her natural prey, the 5 year old brother, will be stealthily approaching any second now to swipe it and start watching YouTube. And now, we wait for another round of snow…

Dead Battery and Other Problems

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

There is definitely another snow storm on the horizon, but today was the calm before the storm.  At least, it was supposed to be.  I got all the kids on their buses, and then… the minivan would not start.  We’d had this problem on Sunday as well.  I jumped it, and kept it running for […]

Send Help

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Day 3 of the Snopocalypse. A 5:30am phone call announced that school was canceled due to icy road conditions.  The Webmaster, who had worked from home Monday, but managed to get to work Tuesday, had to come home when NO BUSES SHOWED UP at the park & ride. The sun was out, so I bundled […]