Monthly Archives: February 2008

BFD. or Why I Am Rethinking Public School

There are times you hear something and rethink public school.  You are sure you have ruined your children.  Some days, they come back and remind you that they are still just kids, and they aren’t 20.  Yet.Today, the girls were … Continue reading

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Birthday Treasure

Yesterday, Julie brought me a CD with photos we pulled from slides at Dad’s house.  They were a treasure of our childhood, and make me want to go on camping trips, and road trips.  Here are a few in celebration … Continue reading

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Rodeo!

Yesterday we went to the Rodeo and the weather was lovely.  We came back, had dinner, roasted marshmallows (Some day that will get old, but not yet!) and opened presents.  It was Julie’s birthday.The funny thing about the Rodeo, is … Continue reading

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148. Is Great.

THANK YOU.To all of you who bought cookies for the troops.The girls sold 148 boxes of Girl Scout cookies for the  troops, and we were glad to do it.  We were equally as glad for your help.They will be delivered at … Continue reading

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It Comes A Round

Last night, in case you weren’t paying attention, there was a Lunar eclipse.  We made a celebration of it in the new backyard, which, consequently ROCKS.We had the neighbors over, and Phil set up the binoculars just in time for … Continue reading

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Taking a Chance on Poetry

I love poetry.  I took 3 semesters of it in college (although that always troubled me, since I figure truly brilliant poets don’t have to try that hard).  I haven’t written in years – I somehow have been too tired, … Continue reading

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Some Days More Than Others

Some days we forget.  Yesterday I was talking to Julie and she asked if we could fit someone extra in our Rodeo boxes.  We get box seats for the Rodeo and there are 4 seats per box, and we have … Continue reading

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