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At Least We Can Leave The House

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Day 2 of Mid-winter break. We can leave the house, thankfully.  Ane is babysitting over the next few days and making some $$$ right now.  More than her mother, anyway.  I should charge her for gas. The boys are busy trying to con me into as much Xbox time as possible. Fortunately, we have something […]



Someone Loves The Snow The Most

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Thumper fully believed that his new reality was cookies and iPad. All the time. He was sort of shocked when a therapist showed up to actually work with him on Friday. But that didn’t stop him from suiting up – and informing us of what he wanted. “Go outside?” “Sled.” This is happiness. For him. […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, February 15th, 2019

And that’s it.  No school at all this week.  No school next week, thanks to midwinter break. All this “family togetherness” might kill us. Oh, for warm beaches and sunshine… It’s a little too late to plan to spend next week in Hawaii, right?



We Were Ready For Nothing

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Today is Valentine’s Day.  If there had been school today, there would have been parties and cards and all that jazz. Once we knew school was canceled yesterday, I made sure that the valentines for the little boys’ classes were assembled and ready for a Friday party.  JUST IN CASE. So, of course, school has […]