One of today’s spelling dictation sentences in the W.I.S.E. guide was “Steam, ice and water, these three are one.” M said, “They are? Do you mean there is water in a boat?” I think he meant a steam boat. So Continue reading Oh yeah, the last time I did this, M was the baby…
I did send the camera, but they forgot to take photos. I had romantic ideas about how fixing Grandma’s dryer would go for DH and the boys; turns out, they did learn some things, but it went a little more Continue reading Fixing Grandma’s Dryer with Daddy
I am not a natural speller. That puts it mildly! Even with spell check, if I don’t realize that I am using the wrong homophone, my productions look ditsy. I rely on my spell check and DH, although it is Continue reading Why I love SWR
M asked for stories out of "the gold tooth book," last week. I had to blink for a bit to know what he means. The replacement book was printed about 16 years later than the ones I inherited from my Continue reading The gold tooth book
I made the rolls again last night. I was out of cilantro leaves, and they did need them. I cut back on the hoisin sauce in the dipping sauce, and increased the toasted seasame oil. The rolls really need the Continue reading Spring Roll Photo
With her interest in standing and exploring It can be difficult to get a photo of K. No smile, but at least you can see how cute her outfit from my Mom’s friend looks on her, before she outgrows it.
As a part of my organize the workshop project, I’ve been thinking about roadblocks to scrapbooking. Like most women’s hobbies, scrapbooking involves guilt. Here is a list of hobbies followed by possible guilt road blocks. They are meant to be Continue reading My new notebook of scrapbooking sketches and musings on guilt
Tuesday was actually lovely: the boy’s last Christmas package arrived from Lego Shop at Home. I set the box where M could see it when he awoke from his nap. B was spending the afternoon at a friend’s house. When Continue reading Gift: a Night Out. Thanks DH
My friend MomCo3 just showed me how to add the view old posts by category bit to my sidebar! Every little bit of fun counts in January.
I think K is teething, and having a growth spurt, or else it’s because we all did go to evening church last night, one of our former Sunday School Students was getting baptized, and the deaconesses were having a reception Continue reading We are officially just Gonna Float today
Yesterday B went to my friend’s funeral with me while DH watched the little kids and fixed B’s black MP3 player. B wanted to pay his respects too, Doug spent an evening at our house last Fall showing B and Continue reading Chilly Catch-Up Day