so thankful for my family

i was just going through a friend’s family photo albums online and thinking that she has such fun times with her family…they really love each other…and also thinking about all the dysfunction out there…and it just makes me really thankful for my own family. we really are very happy together, all of us. i have a wonderful wonderful (albeit, goofy) […]

wonderful quote

this is from this book: (Claudia): But Mrs. Frankweiler, you should want to learn one new thing every day. We did, even at the museum. (Mrs. Frankweiler): No, I answered, I don’t agree with that. I think you should learn, of course, and some days you must learn a great deal. But you should also have days when you allow […]

hard to focus

this is a stressful week. babyfest is day after tomorrow and i have a ton of things to do still…and stressed over that already…then what did i go and do? i scheduled my son’s appt to have his teeth worked on today. what was i thinking? of course it didn’t go well…its a bad week all around. he wouldn’t even […]

Egg Dying today

We had a lot of fun today dying Easter eggs. Wasn’t really planned…we went to our Nature Kids class at The Discovery Center…this is a preschool science class we do every week for Tyren…and they were dying eggs and then did an egg hunt. (Also stories about eggs and animals that lay eggs.) They had some cute egg dying kits…one […]

my updated weekend list

forgot to update this to show all that i accomplished! it was a pretty productive weekend! mow the back yard–got nearly all of it done, just left a couple small patches, but i kicked butt back there! water back yard–like crazy i did! and even went and pulled out the really thick stemmed weeds from the moist soil…they slid out […]

things to do this weekend

here’s what i would like to get done this weekend…we’ll see how far i get… in no particular order: mow the back yard (its a weed jungle out there!) water back yard (have to do this manually, argh) mow front yard (not so bad, i mowed it last weekend, but it could probably use it again) de-weed front of house […]

proselytizers at the park

i meant to blog about this when it happened, like a week and a half ago…but just now remembered. ok, anyone who’s read my blog for any length of time knows that i’m not religious…haven’t considered myself christian for like, um…going on 20years. maybe more like 15, i guess…since my early to mid-20s at least. anyway…probably because of this i’m […]