The commute tonight was not fun. It snowed this morning, then it turned to sleet and finally it turned to a cold driving rain. The sidewalks in the neighborhood were a disaster, ankle deep water and slush were everywhere. I had to walk in the street and even that wasn’t entirely clear. Oh, and, . . . → Read More: Achingly cute.
Vicki at Holly Daze presented me with this award. THANKS!
The rules for this award are as follows…
Choose a minimum of 7 blogs that you find brilliant in content or design.
Show the 7 winners’ names and links on your blog, and leave a comment informing them that they were . . . → Read More: The Honest Scrap Award
I present for you Monkey’s second favorite activity.
I am a lucky, lucky Umma.
Sometimes I worry that people will think that we are overly permissive with Monkey because of his disability1. We run a very child-centered household for sure and we do it because we are trying to foster a sense of power in Monkey.
It seems to me that it would be very easy to feel . . . → Read More: Empowering Monkey
I woke up to find our refrigerator handle looking like this:
Hmmm, I didn’t recall it looking like that when I went to bed. This isn’t looking good for that pumpkin pie Duhdee had baked, is it?
Well, it’s still covered but are those Monkey fingerprints in it?
. . . → Read More: One morning, not so long ago…
I am useless in the kitchen. I bake, I boil and I can cook grilled cheese sandwiches but that’s it. It’s pitiful, I know, but I don’t feel any need to change that because Duhdee loves to cook and he’s really, really good at it. As if he needed any more characteristics to prove, beyond a . . . → Read More: The desire to cook is strong in this one.
Have I mentioned before that I’m a clutz? Seriously. I can be standing still and lose my balance. I’ve actually hurt myself to the point of bleeding while sitting in a chair and putting my hair in a clip. I have twisted my ankles so many times that I couldn’t even guess how many . . . → Read More: I am clutz, hear me roll.
Overnight we got another 6-8″. The snow is piled higher than the fence. I’m not sure where we’ll put the snow expected on Wednesday.
To answer Grammy’s question, Monkey and I did join Duhdee outside in the snow. Monkey loves to help Duhdee.
And there’s always time for a tour of the neighborhood by . . . → Read More: Just as expected…
The fence is 4 feet tall. We got a smidge more than 2 to 3 inches, I think, and they say we’re going to get 2 to 3 inches more tonight. Joy!
Someone, anyone, send spring quick.