Why I Love My Husband

Or, rather, why I love him today, since there are lots of other reasons to love him.

Earlier in the week I started pestering him to get me a can of primer. I've detested our upstairs bathroom ever since I painted it it about six years ago...

Another December Birthday Boy!

Yesterday was St. Nick's birthday - seven years old!!! We'd had quite the snow storm overnight, and St. Nick was so happy we wouldn't make it to church ... He'd been dreading his class singing to him all week. But, we are not so deterred by five or so inches of snow. We went...

Science Mania

So, St. Nick is making me just the slightest bit crazy today. Yesterday he had the breakthrough that if he finishes ALL his schoolwork before lunch, the rest of the day he can do whatever he wants. I'm not sure why it took him half the year to realize...

Where Does the Time Go?

I have been looking forward to a few hours with just Mud Pie this morning. Dr. D has the boys at the dentist - they left at 8:30. Yet now it is going on 10:30 and I have done none of the Big Things I had planned. Well, strike that, I did move the gifts from last night's shopping-with-my-mom extravaganza...

Unnecessary Anxiety

I won't mention that all anxiety is unnecessary; right now I'm facing the overwhelming or, um, silly decision of which doctor to visit for a probably little issue. This shouldn't be hard. Dr. D. certainly isn't giving me any sympathy on it, but ...