Why I have been busy this month

1) Micah’s Dresser: It looks and ACTS brand new. Amazing how different it looks after a lot of sanding, re-gluing, 4 coats of paint, 2 coats of finish, and new handles. Even Bryan doesn’t hate this piece of furniture anymore. It took me a few WEEKS to get ...

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Halloween

I do so love dressing up for Halloween. I especially love coming up with the costumes. This year, I wasn’t really coming up with much other than one main idea that the kids did not go for (I wanted us all to be AVATAR Characters) so I was stumped ...

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Humility is...

Still swimming slower than your friend in the next lane over who had a baby less than three weeks ago.

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Already Voted

Our Washington mail-in ballots are awesome. Ours came in the mail last week and Ily and I sat down and in a relaxed manner did a little study of the issues and candidates, and then voted in the comfort of our homes. That’s right, we are done. Even better ...

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Lego Mindstorms

Isaac worked hard all summer mowing the lawn and saving money so that he could buy half a Lego Mindstorms NXT set. I bought the other half. Equally sharing in ownership, we are pretty evenly sharing in the enjoyment as well. Legos and robots. Could a more awesome combination exist ...

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Busy saving money

During this economic downturn and era of expensive gas we have been trying to save some money. How you ask? Well, for starters I am teaching my own child preschool. I actually do a co-op with some other gals and we take turns teaching all of the kids. Next week ...

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Exercise

Today my primary class was full with all the kids present. It was a workout. Way more intense than yoga or aerobics. Not as hard as a marathon though I am sure. I never want to find out about that comparison really. We had 8 busy little 4 year olds ...

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Ha, ha, ha! Don't ever follow my example

I had a neighbor who is a carpenter make some nightstands for our bedroom last month. They turned out beautiful. After he made them, I got the privilege of staining and finishing them. It took me a a few weeks (I only work on them if I have energy and ...

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Let's go back in time one month

Remember how Isaac had a birthday this month? And how I blogged that he had the coolest party ever? Well, the month has flown by with lots of adventures and I have not even posted pictures of that party. So let’s go back in time to look at them ...

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Pictures from the baby shower

One of the little ladies from the party, Krista Anderson (age 10), was put in charge of taking pictures at the baby shower. She did a great job! Here are the pictures. The bad ones I took, the good ones she took. And she doesn’t even know my camera ...

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