Category Archives: family

Plodding Along

I’ve been working on cleaning and projects the past few weeks.  Some days are more successful than others, but overall progress is being made.  Last week I got the long pole out and washed the siding on two sides of … Continue reading

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Day to Day Stuff

Yesterday took DD2 and I to the thrift store.  We had an oversized bag of clothing to donate, and for fun went in.  Of course we found something.  DD1 has been stating here and there that she is going to … Continue reading

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A Ten Pound Hole

That’s what was left when our cat died.  Sixteen and a half years ago, we adopted two sister kittens from our local shelter.  Last November we euthanized one of them, and even though we knew it was the right thing … Continue reading

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Home School Government

My home schooler is a senior this year and that means a semester of government.  We have a regular text book, but I wanted to have more than just a book.  By chance, my husband spotted a set of DVD’s … Continue reading

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Getting our Butts Kicked

My home schooled daughter was not looking forward to fulfilling her physical education requirement for high school.  We thought creatively and have taken part in a local walking program the last two summers, and this year are using a ballet … Continue reading

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Heaven Give me Strength!

I just did the laundry.  I have been trying to drill into my son’s head for years that he needs to check his pockets before putting pants in the wash.  (Still working on his dad, too!)  Many items have been … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Reaction

All summer, by son heard that I wanted his room cleaned before school started.  It didn’t happen.  Last night he fell asleep before turning out his light, so I went in and did it.  Walking in, I had to carefully … Continue reading

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