Category Archives: family

The Christmas Letter

Normally, I’d have the Christmas cards in the mail by now, but I’m running behind this year.  One thing I’m struggling with is the Christmas letter.  I started writing one when the kids were little.  All of the relatives want … Continue reading

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Back to Routine

I enjoy the holidays, but being a creature of routine, am infinitely happy when the house is quiet and orderly again.  DD1 was excited to get back to college, which is just another punctuation mark as to how she feels … Continue reading

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Feeling Good

Today my daughter got in another half hour practice of driving.  That’s huge for her.  She took driver ed. almost a year and a half ago, and up until Friday had only logged 30 minutes of practice time.  Her sensory … Continue reading

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Renovation

Before we adopt a new cat(s), we need to replace some flooring.  The flooring which needs to be replaced is in the two rooms of the house with which we’ve done nothing, not even painting.  We’ve been in this house … Continue reading

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Shopping With My Teen Son

Our school district had a professional development day yesterday.  The kids love sleeping in, but I find these days disruptive.  I say this as a home school teacher who keeps her daughter on the same schedule as her public school … Continue reading

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An Adventure and Other Stuff

Our stove recently tried to kill us.  I took dinner out of the oven last week to discover that the temperature had shot from 450 degrees (set to 400) up to 600 or more.  My thermometer only goes up to … Continue reading

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Conferences

The other night brought my son’s first conference night of his high school career.  Somehow I managed to get to all six of his teachers, despite waiting about an hour for his math teacher.  He was in big demand.  I … Continue reading

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