The Eagle’s Wings Coop board – Heidi is so detail oriented that she worked as an editor before kids. If there is a problem brewing at coop, she can spot it, and articulate it in time for us to do Continue reading What worked in 2016
I need to write things down so I can find them again; like when I need to get a kid to an appointment (does a gracious receptionist at the orthodontia office count as a thanksgiving blessing?) know what I was Continue reading Thanksgiving Year in Review
A few weeks ago I asked Leslie at the Sit and Knit what she charged for photography, and her jaw dropped. Then she asked me if I could model my samples and my jaw dropped. Because, I sort of thought Continue reading Makeup
Pastor Jim told my youth group, “Just say thank you when someone praises you. Don’t argue with them.” We were about to sing and perform a skit for Youth Night, the church smelled nicely of baked goods and coffee, everyone Continue reading Deciding to feel the gratitude
Ben worked out a ride to the Marching Band Diner, so after I dropped him off at his (last ever) flute lesson, I was done driving people places today, my Mom is picking up the pot pie to bring to Continue reading An Unexpected 2 hours
Despite what Dove chocolate Wrappers and old Hollywood musicals imply, a person who loves routine is not necessarily better off becoming totally loose and spontaneous. Once in a while maybe. Today did not measure up to the historic day, a Continue reading Second Ever Most Random Day Homeschooling
We picked 14 lbs of blueberries with Dan’s folks this Saturday, put a third in Mom’s freezer, made 3 gf fresh berry pies (which were all eaten by Sunday afternoon) a buckle, and we ate a lot of berries on Continue reading Am I forgetting something?
Yesterday was my endoscopy at Faulkner Hospital. Dan took the kids across the street to play in the Arnold Arboretum while I was out of it. I definitely have celiac disease, but my gut shows some signs of healing. I Continue reading Arnold Arboretum Yesterday
The Serene I voted picture The Coy I voted picture The Come On Camera, Why Aren’t You Working I Voted picture (with better view of sticker.)
Karen at Homeschool Atheist Momma: An American in Australia nominated me for the Sunshine Award in blogging. And the timing is lovely because I was up with K at midnight and M has fever now too. I have to answer Continue reading Some Australian Sunshine for me
As I figure out what is important to do, the categories shift. It’s not like throwing the clothes in the pile of which closet they belong in (that’s why 5 people means 3 piles when I sort clothes.) As I Continue reading Sorting Priorities is not like sorting socks
“Mom, I’m bored.” is heard only second to “Mom, can I use your computer?” (the polite way of saying, “Mom, you are distracted.”) B is at his band rehearsal, the girls upstairs can’t play with K because their mom has Continue reading Mom, I’m Bored.