I thought I’d drop by and say hello. It’s been a long while, hasn’t it? Life is good. Jake is nearly finished with his 8th grade year. Our homeschool group has a ceremony planned for the middle school grads, and Jake is playing the piano (a song from Mulan) and is willing (even wants) to… Continue reading Hello
I caught a bad cold so I don’t have a lot of recall about what our family has been up to this week. Three out of five mornings I was back in bed by 10:00 a.m. feeling like my head was about to explode. So, basically that’s all I remember. I know Emmie went to… Continue reading When the best day of the week was a Monday
Every 7 years our church generously gives each pastor a sabbatical in addition to vacation time. Mike is taking this last week in June and most of July off for some R&R, and we are grateful for that. We don’t have major plans since the kids and I are still pretty busy with camps and… Continue reading Reading or Water Balloons? Is there any Question?
Originally posted on Sincerely Anna:
Dear Jake, It feels like yesterday that I looked at your cute little dimpled forehead for the first time. Gosh, I loved your dimply forehead. And wasn’t it just five hours ago that you were in kindergarten? It couldn’t have been five YEARS ago, right? It just doesn’t seem possible…
What a long week with aching backs, painful shoulders, drab weather, severe thunderstorms, and stir-crazy kids. It’s finally Friday! Since the end of December, I’ve been having episodes of back spasms and pain, and it happened again while I reached out for a book last Monday. My back went out when I reached for a… Continue reading It’s Friday! I’d give you a high five, but that hurts.
I’m linking up (for the first time!) with What’s Up Wednesday, hosted by The Larson Lingo, Mix and Match Family, and Pinterest Told Me To. Blog carnivals are the perfect way to get back into the groove of writing. Thanks for the invitation, ladies. What We’re Eating This Week Since the DC area had plenty of… Continue reading What’s Up Wednesday
Our schools are on Spring Break this week and usually we don’t take off from homeschooling, but the powers that be (viruses, check-ups, and a minor car accident) dictated that we would. While I stayed home on Easter, Mike and the kids were in a fender-bender in heavy traffic coming back at night from our… Continue reading Spring Break