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Despite It All

Despite our turn of ill health, we had our own version of high tea here yesterday. The kids ate crustless sandwiches, drank tea from fancy cups (I only had two), and enjoyed crumpets with jam and whipped cream for dessert. … Continue reading

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My Little Pony and #7QT

  1. It’s totally the rage. With my kids. And did you know that they even have a Christmas album? Please, ask me how I know. 2. I finally,¬†finally have entered into a rhythm of school work with Spencer that … Continue reading

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Adulting As A Parent

Andy and I have hit a new level of adulting – busy with kids’ activities level. Last year felt comfortably busy – nothing too stressful or demanding. This year? We leveled up. Unavoidably.¬†This is a first for the level of … Continue reading

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The Advent of it All…

Happy new year to all you our there who follow the liturgical calendar! Hope you brought it in with style! We did – we watched a couple Star Trek: The Next Generations and went to bed. Without a ton of … Continue reading

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New fence. Day 4 & 5.

Habemus fencum! We have a fence! Well, mostly. The fence part is done, but we haven’t touched the gate yet. I must say, it looks pretty spiffy. I can’t really pretend that I did it all, but at least I … Continue reading

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New fence. Day 3.

Progress! I dub today “post day.” Largely thanks to my dad’s awesome +5 Post Hole Digger of Awesomeness, we got all the post holes dug and the posts installed. Woot, I say. Woot. And on top of that we started … Continue reading

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New fence. Day 2.

An unexciting but very productive day. My parents arrived (after some overturned-gravel-truck induced delays) along with their post hole digger. Woo! So we removed the smaller posts (very easy), and dug one of the holes. Looks like there’s about 6″ … Continue reading

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