End of Summer Crunch

It’s been busy. I am so way behind in catching up with everything going on. The girls are home quite a bit, which makes it tough to get “work-work” done. For example, I’ll be in the middle of writing something and suddenly J’s over my shoulder, reading what I’m writing, and then I can’t keep … [Read more…]

Goodbye to Gymnastics

So. . . J quit gymnastics. To paraphrase John Green, she quit gymnastics the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once. You might remember that I wrote in early July about how she was doing a ton of gymnastics along with a bunch of other activities in part because we were trying … [Read more…]

Savannah in August

We spent the second weekend of August in Savannah visiting my parents. We’d never visited Savannah mid-summer. It is very hot. And humid. The girls wilted quite a bit. They are usually really tough, which made it all the more surprising to see them just do not-so-great in the weather. We girls were taking a … [Read more…]

More Hazards

The trouble with leaving so much time in between writing is that not only are there too many things that have happened, with many things getting lost in the shuffle, but also big things loom and overshadow all of the little stuff, making it hard to focus on anything else. So the big thing that’s … [Read more…]

Household Hazards

It’s been a little hazardous around the house lately. First, remember how, when the kids were little, you’d have a Diaper Genie or some other hazardous materials receptacle for the diapers? I totally need something like that these days. I mentioned that M and Cute W have been doing a ton of soccer. And you’ve … [Read more…]