I so want to be that woman; the one who can just fix those pants in a jiffy and smile beatifically while doing it. But we must all deal with how things actually are. How I Mend Clothing: Procrastinate for at least a month, promising every day I'll do it tomorrow. Get out sewing machine… Continue reading Make Do and Mend
What a weekend we had. It started early with a parade (SO LOUD). We dropped the candy haul off in the car after the parade, and on the way back up the hill to the festival, the boys were holding hands. Without being prompted. My niece pointed it out to me and I snapped a… Continue reading Take Me Out to the Ballgame!
Why so gleeful? That there in Levi's hand is his last IV. The PICC line will come out tomorrow morning and swimming may commence. I am of course delighted and also I would like to take a mammoth nap. I was talking to Paul this morning, and we agreed that one part we really dislike… Continue reading Happy Faces
I'll be honest, I never liked word problems much in math class. Words were so much my friends in other contexts, and in math class they just seemed confusing. But Paul has requested this one specially, and even I will admit it's kind of cool. This is my Uncle Harold in 1944, when he was… Continue reading A Word Problem
For breakfast this fine holiday morning, we had a bit of nostalgia. As Paul and I lolled in bed at a shocking 7:00 AM (remember, this is a man who rises daily without an alarm at the inhuman hour of 4:45), he said, "Ugh. I don't feel like making breakfast." He does, most days. He… Continue reading Daddy Eggs