The girls came running in a minute ago to let me know they had found a garden spider – bring the camera and come see! So I went out into the glorious morning with them and we looked at the little spider (where else? in the garden! Glady said when I asked her where it… Read More Spiders
For the last four mornings I have been getting up at 5:30 and walking until 6, which is the best time for me to do it – no one else is awake, and I can relax and stretch out for my day. This morning was lovely, clear sky after all the rain we got over… Read More Walking in the morning
It has been a week since I sat down to write in this, and we have been busy busy busy. Phil had Market Days in Concord all week. The city shuts down a big chunk of Main St. and has a street festival. For the last five or six years we have been sponsored by… Read More What a Week!
I got my facepainting kit last night. Saturday is the dress rehearsal, then Sunday my first paid gig. I spent a little time last night painting the girls. Here is Juliet as a tiger. The paints are much better than the first little one we picked up, and I am feeling much more confident about… Read More So excited!
I did it! a whole new vista of blogging awaits me!
1/2 Whipped Cream3 Oreos1 tbsp Ice Cream Cake Stir well… makes great finger, er, body paint!
It seems both like so long and so little time has passed since Johann was born. For that matter, since Glady was born. I can still feel her tiny little body in my arms for the first time, and now here she is, almost shoulder height to me. We had a fun celebration for the… Read More A Whole Year
We had a lovely time this year over the long weekend for Fourth of July. On the 3rd we went up as a family to Steele Hill, to their fireworks. Phil and Glady went first, as he was twisting, and he started about 5:30 pm, then the rest of us joined them and I started… Read More Fourth of July
We had a lovely time this year over the long weekend for Fourth of July. On the 3rd we went up as a family to Steele Hill, to their fireworks. Phil and Glady went first, as he was twisting, and he started about 5:30 pm, then the rest of us joined them and I started… Read More The Fourth
You know, the Mother of Invention? in other news, Long, tired day today. I am still recovering from the efforts of this weekend, and assorted other stresses. I finally went into the girl’s room today and cleaned it out. It had gotten bad in there, and they were beyond their ability to put it straight.… Read More I am Necessity
Every year I do this, like a New Year’s resolution (which I don’t do). I promise myself I will not be up until the wee hours of the morning helping Phil get ready for Summer Reading. I promise myself I will start months before the deadline, have everything planned and completed… and every year I… Read More Next Year’s Resolutions
Yesterday Phil and I celebrated our ninth anniversary. Neither of us can believe that it has been that long since we joined hands in Hill Village Bible Church and vowed to one another. We had a nice, busy day topped off with a quiet family dinner. After dinner I had the privilege of going for… Read More Fragraria virginiana