We were able to get surgery scheduled for Levi yesterday, so the two of us arrived at the hospital at 6:00 in the morning. Okay, it was 6:10. But nobody yelled at us about the ten minutes. Everything started right on time, and the surgery was in fact shorter than anticipated. In addition to another… Continue reading Well, that was fast.
The boys and I loaded up and went up to the hospital again this morning for more x-rays on Levi's arm. I think the right side of his body is going to be glowing soon. The news was not good. The doctor has never been thrilled with the rate at which the bone is healing,… Continue reading Pity Party
Long enough ago that they didn't have to wear shoes or coats, my little darlings were headed across the property line to the community center next door, with my sister. I'm told this happened: Elias: Don't touch the fence or you'll get shocked! Levi: No, you won't. The fence isn't on. Elias: Yes it is!… Continue reading You First
I'm feeling a little overwhelmed right now. Maybe even a lot overwhelmed. I'm doing my best to keep an even keel, mostly by doing what's right in front of me and not thinking about what things are going to look like tomorrow, or next week, or next year. Sometimes by stopping, closing my eyes, and taking… Continue reading Taking a Moment
When we went on Levi's wish trip, everything was just pristine, everywhere. Disney's dedication to perfection is legendary, but honestly, it was the same at Give Kids the World, at Universal, and at Sea World. Everything is immaculately groomed. Understand that my standards of cleanliness have degraded somewhat in recent years. Mostly I'm just happy… Continue reading Ah, memories.