Monthly Archives: December 2009

out with the old

The tree is down. Furniture is back to it’s accustomed place (although that may change soon;I think I am tired of the current arrangement-although I am too lazy to do much about it today) I have purchased the chips and … Continue reading

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thinking too much again

I’ve been thinking about family. What it is and what it isn’t. I have also been thinking a lot about God’s family. I know those who set great store in their genealogy. They take great pride in ancestors long dead. … Continue reading

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the day after

Today is the day after Christmas. The house is clean. The kids are in their various areas reading and drawing. I am sure they will play video later,but for now my laptop is the only electronic gadget in operation. We … Continue reading

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christmas eve

It has been fairly busy this week,even though we try to keep the holidays very low key. On Monday we had Christmas with my oldest daughter and her family,then we had Christmas with my middle daughter and her family.Today my … Continue reading

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well,he tried hard…

My thirteen year old decided with less than a week to go,he should earn some money for Christmas. I gave him two jobs. One was to clean out the refrigerator and freezer and the other was to clean the pantry. … Continue reading

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so much for not grieving

I lied. We are grieving. We are second and third and even forth guessing how we have interacted with youngest. We are praying for a miracle and wondering where God is. This isn’t the best time of year to be … Continue reading

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a phone call and other things that make one say “huh?’

Youngest called last night. He was cheerful. I asked him why he was calling. It was an honest question. He was exceptionally verbally abusive when I saw him the day before. I was told,quite forcefully how much he hated me … Continue reading

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a long day

It was a very long day. My husband and I did manage to get some shopping in and get a bite of lunch. That was good. Traffic wasn’t very bad so the hundred mile drive didn’t take to long. Also … Continue reading

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working through the mad,unable vs unwilling and off to visit

The three here at home are finally working through their mad. I took them shopping for Christmas craft supplies on Saturday which helped. Both boys are doing much,much better. My husband asked my son what happened on his Chemistry test. … Continue reading

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last day of school

Today is our last day of school until 2010. My older teens have been taking a fifteen question chemistry test for three and a half hours now. I just informed them I would be pulling the test in ten minutes. … Continue reading

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