Archive for the 'School Days' Category

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

That’s Not How This Works

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Ane: “Mom, I need a masquerade mask.” Me: “Okay.  How soon?” Ane: “It’s due Wednesday.” Me: “Okay, when did you get this assignment?” Ane: “Last Wednesday.” Me: “You’ve known that you needed a mask HOW LONG and you’re just bringing it up NOW???” It was Monday night. Ane: “No, I told you about it while […]