Monthly Archives: September 2006

Whoopee!

Tonight, just before bedtime, Grace called out to me “Mommy!  Come snuggle with me!”  So I ran down the hall to go get a little voluntary loving.  But when I was picking my way through the mess on her bedroom … Continue reading

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Knock on Wood

Sometimes, we just ask for it.  For example, this morning I heard some noise on the front porch, and walked out to find the Javelinas eating this (it was overflowing with flowers yesterday):That’s right, Pride, and The Fall (see photo … Continue reading

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Need a Sitter?

Today the girls went to the Greek festival with Grammy and Uncle, and then we babysat one of the puppies that the neighbor is fostering.  Check out the girls.And check out the puppy – part pit bull part chow with … Continue reading

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He’s Gone, Jonathan.

Phil is gone.  We have reached the time of the year where I single parent, the girls forget what Phil looks like and Phil becomes human (if not a little worn out).  He has a Unit 9 Elk tag, and … Continue reading

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Guess who has 3 cavities?

After countless shrill, harpie nagging episodes where I use positive encouragement to get my kids to brush and floss so their teeth won’t rot our of their head, I have 3 cavities.  Thats right, me.Thanks to Mary Alice’s grandma for … Continue reading

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Grace, always a wonder.

Today Grace did some Grace things.  She said grace before dinner, and here was her prayer:“Dear God, Thank you for this big, big, fat world and thank you for letting us all live for a while.  Please take care of … Continue reading

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My Dad: Clearly better than average.

It’s been a while since I gave a Dad update, and I realized, today, that we have passed the 4 month mark since he was diagnosed with the bad, bad lung cancer.  Median survival rates are 2 – 4 months, … Continue reading

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