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Batting Lesson With Auntie

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Thumper’s birthday on Saturday was certainly nothing like I had planned for or imagined.  Not that he really truly noticed that it was his birthday and that something special should have been happening for him.  Poor kid.  How do you celebrate a birthday when you’re supposed to be “socially distancing” during a pandemic? Solution: order […]



Birthday Lunch

Monday, March 9th, 2020

With all that is going on with coronavirus (more on that tomorrow), we opted to stay home from church on Sunday – which was Rerun’s birthday – in the morning and watch online.  Well, the boys and I did – the Webmaster was running sound (without his help, no online service) and Ane was in […]



The Septic Tank Is A Metaphor

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Today was a great big smelly mess of a day. It started with all the kids BUT Rerun going back to school (which he was happy about).  But Ane missed the bus (not good), and the Webmaster was concerned that the laundry room toilet wasn’t draining properly. And then the toilet in the main bathroom […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, February 21st, 2020

My Facebook memories kindly informed me that it has been EIGHT YEARS since I had my gallbladder removed. Ah, fun times.  Actually, the pain that triggered the whole thing was just incredibly bad.  Once I knew what was going on, I could at least avoid triggering another attack.  And then recovering from surgery was tough.  […]