This isn't the first time I've said this, but today has been a little farcical. It started in the morning. Paul reported that Levi got up at 6:00, crying. Paul, a little worried that he might be sick, asked what was wrong. "I ... I can't whistle anymore!" Levi sobbed. He just learned yesterday. He can… Continue reading The Circus Travels
I read recently on another blog that there's a movement recently to have Transparent Tuesdays. In which bloggers remove the rose-colored filters from their writing and talk about the parts of their lives that are less than glamorous.* This made me laugh. Not because I don't applaud the sentiment. I do. Somebody said awhile ago… Continue reading Transparent Tuesdays. Or not.
Paul and I got to go on a bike ride this afternoon. My sister watched the hooligans, the weather cooperated, and some kind soul had plowed the bike trail. I really needed it. We have a stationary bike in the basement - it's a pretty nice one, and I ride it when I must. But… Continue reading Turning Point
We're having snow days this year. A lot of them. More than I remember ever having when I was in school. (Yes, I know I sound like a grouchy old woman. Hush.) Paul, though, remembers the winter of 1978, when there were 22 snow days. So it could definitely be worse. I had taken today… Continue reading Dreaming of Warm, Sunny Days
He's been waiting SO LONG. And the tooth fairy needs to get her act together. Eek. Yes, it's mid-afternoon and he's still wearing his pajamas. I feel you judging me. YOU try to get him dressed on a day he doesn't have to go to school, and then decide whether it's worth it.