It's been an interesting week. Some good and some bad. Nothing gloriously wonderful and no real disasters, just a lot of ups and downs, or as we refer to them in our monthly reports - roses & thorns. All week Ace has woken me up a half hour before my alarm is set to ring: … Continue reading Roses & Thorns
What a week and a half. I'm late on the weekly photo and don't have much to say. I finished the entrelac hat, but still need to block it. Last weekend was the dance recital - the culmination of 10 months of very hard work which resulted in a beautiful show. As E gets older … Continue reading 4/52
It's been a rainy week, and therefore no good photo opportunities, I've decided to resurrect a post I started on a plane a few months ago. I've never been a big reader of non-fiction. Rather ironic considering I was a history major. Perhaps it's because these the non-fiction that's usually recommended to me is business … Continue reading Learning/improving
As soon as E saw the Iris the Gourmet Monster I was making for her ski coach, she made it pretty clear that she would like one too. So, what does one do? Thinking it through: 1) I had a ball knitting the first one 2) I had an extra skein of yarn 3) She … Continue reading Monster Mania
It's a running joke at our house that I'm a worrier. If there's nothing to worry about, I'll worry that I've forgotten something. All joking aside, I tend to focus on things I "should" be doing, but seem to procrastinate them at the same time. I sit and stare at the computer while I think … Continue reading Weighing on my mind
Not much. The weekend is winding down, but I can't complain. Today was Small Business Saturday, but I didn't go shopping. I tend to do as much shopping locally and at independent stores year round, so I didn't feel an overwhelming need to jump out and buy something today. I'm hoping to take some work … Continue reading What’s new?
This morning, things weren't looking great for today. Both washers were running (clothes & dish and none of us had a lot of motivation. Suddenly Chad looked up and said, "we're leaving in 45 minutes." Of course Eliza & I both wanted to know where we were going. He'd decided it was a good day … Continue reading Making the long weekend count