Hello 2013

If this post smells like Lysol, it’s because I’m hiding in the bathroom. Isaac is feeling a little assertive this morning about getting his “special time” with mom. Lately, when someone offends his¬†sensibility, he considers it an automatic ticket to some Special Time. This morning, before we were out of bed, he was telling Elijah…

Knight in Shining…Sunburn?

Here’s our 5 year old, having lost his first tooth on Oct 22 while we were in Florida. It involved an apple, and he was a bit shaken afterwards, being the first loss and all, but the Florida tooth fairy apparently pays high dollar. I guess this means he’s really really not a baby any…

Start Your Engines

I’m having inertia issues. It’s been so long since I’ve blogged that I don’t try because the “catch-up” is too¬†intimidating. I have an anal desire to have all the events of interest over time logged, as to forget none of the cute toddlerisms or preschool milestones or family adventures. I shall attempt to let go…

Vacay Sun

We just returned from a week-long vacation visiting our family in Florida. It was a glorious time that breezed by far too quickly. I got a carload of stuff put away and all the laundry washed on the day we returned, while the boys in their joyous frenzy buzzed around playing with every toy in…

Christmas, Christmas, One, Two, Three.

This won’t be a very holly jolly post. I’m playing catch up and I’m bored. And, I have happily put Christmas, with all its tree needles, wrapping paper particles and house cluttering behind me. I adore Christmas, and this year, I was more in the Spirit than I had been for a few years, but…

Sunny Fun Photos

We spent almost two weeks in Florida for our Christmas vacation. Here are some photos from the trip, when we weren’t doing anything in particular.           We helped a gopher tortoise safely cross the street