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Worn Out

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

The first day back at school kind of took all the ginger out of Thumper. I really thought he would sleep in, but he and Rerun woke up at 6 am, when Ane was getting ready for school.  We told them to stay in bed.  By 7 am, we finally gave up any hope of […]



School Pictures 2019

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

The kids’ school pictures have been back for over a month now, so, naturally, I haven’t gotten them in the frames yet.  But with Christmas decorating just around the corner, I figured it was smart to get them in the frames now. You know, just in time to pack them away for a month or […]



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 […]



Crazy Hair Day

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Thumper’s school had Crazy Hair Day today, and this is what happens when there’s plenty of leftover color wax in the jar after Halloween. Isn’t Thumper adorable?  He was completely fascinated with his look. His hair stayed pointy all day (according to his teachers, he kept touching it to make sure), and he was kind […]