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Husband left this afternoon on a business trip. It is not long, less than a week, but it is unusual and the boys and I feel its strangeness. He had been gone perhaps an hour. The boys and I finished … Continue reading
Like a mythical beast, elusive and awe inspiring, summer has slipped into our lives. Knowing it is only here for a little while increases the desire to grab onto it, to look it square in the face and drink it … Continue reading
Saturday we celebrated Carter’s birthday (yes, I know it is late, but his birthday fell close to Mother’s Day and one simply cannot compete with that when putting together a party). He picked out the snack bags and was put … Continue reading
The day started off rather nicely. Husband had convinced Cody that instead of serving me breakfast in bed this year, toast and coffee would suffice. This would then allow me to have breakfast with all of them around the breakfast … Continue reading
Carter turned up his nose at the thought of making our own birthday invitations and instead wanted to go to the store and buy some. We found our invitations and were walking past the rack of cards on our way … Continue reading
Today my youngest turned nine. For some reason I can’t quite explain, this birthday seems heavy. Nine is not really very little. It is not that I want my boys to stay little forever, I am proud of them and … Continue reading
Blooms at the Botanical Garden; a great way to start a Saturday. Boys, bikes, and balls as we head to our neighborhood park; a great way to start a Sunday.
The boys set up a store in our living room this morning to “sell” their snap block creations. Using the tickets they gave me, I purchased three items, then paused and asked, “How much for the cat?” The cat was … Continue reading
Somewhere along the way Husband and I neglected to successfully define and differentiate between the two body washing products used in our house – soap and shampoo. This was only recently discovered, and quite by accident. You see, both boys … Continue reading