Cast & CharactersThere are some recurring folks in our lives I use abbreviations for; here is a quick rundown.
F (Buggle): Oldest Son, 8 years old (b.2007)
Su (Mouse): Oldest Daughter, 7 years old (b. 2008)
W (Bull): Second Son, 5 years old (b. 2009)
J (Jack): Youngest Son, 2.5 years old (b. 2012)
Daisy: Youngest Daughter (b. May 2015)
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Category Archives: Vacation and Travel
We took a trip to Boston, this past week. Since we’re on our summer schedule (two hours of schoolwork, two hours of household work and projects, and free time and expeditions for the rest of the day), I’m trying to … Continue reading
Just 72 hours before the children and I leave for our annual trip to Virginia and the HEAV Convention! I’m working on putting together packing lists, lists of meals to prepare while we’re traveling and of course shopping lists … Continue reading
We drove out to Cape Cod yesterday, the children and I. S will join us at the end of the week as he can catch a bus out here for about $20 and avoid driving in weekend traffic (one … Continue reading
On Friday and Saturday I spent a good portion of the day doing Special Needs Counseling, Friday the little boys stayed with their old babysitter and Saturday they hung out with me at the convention. They did beautifully- playing with … Continue reading
Didn’t do so very well this week. Of course some of that comes from having unexpected company on Wednesday afternoon, and taking a trip to my sister’s farm for two nights which was also unexpected! S has been working on … Continue reading
After a busy week of preparations for Christmas, Bull’s birthday, Christmas pageant at church (I’ll be posting pictures once I have some), Christmas Eve service (for which I was able to robe and sing with the choir), Christmas Day Feast … Continue reading
Drove down to Kentucky last Monday and back yesterday- about a 10.5 hour drive one way, plus stops. Thanks to a friend who car-pooled with us both trips were remarkably smooth. Went swimming with S’s mother twice. First time I’ve … Continue reading
Last Saturday Su and J and I went to the Maryland Renn Faire with some friends. F was supposed to go too but woke up with a stomach bug so he stayed home with S and W.
Yesterday I did two things I’ve never done before….. I went to a mall (I’ve done that before) and bought two new pairs of shoes! I spent $100 on them and I’m still cringing…actually I’ve been cringing over these for … Continue reading