Monthly Archives: April 2011

advocate???

We have our very own tax advocate courtesy of the IRS. This should get things moving in the right direction. Right? Last week we faxed (at $2.00/page) our documents to Mr. Advocate assuming this means that he will forward them … Continue reading

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the benefits of hard work

Yesterday we did not do school. We worked. The boys came downstairs prepared to work in the yard. My daughter came to the table prepared to do her school. She missed the original and several subsequent announcements that Monday was … Continue reading

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He is Risen!

He is risen indeed! If we say we have no sin,we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.. But,if we confess our sins,He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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silence

It is silence that I hear when I ask my daughter what is going on in her head. Why is she after working so hard, refusing to finish what needs to be done for her Mitchel? Why is she resenting … Continue reading

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on being a mom

I am returning home this evening. We are trying to work out logistics for me to help with my grandson this weekend when his daddy is back at work and not leave the kids at home alone again. My husband … Continue reading

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hurt feelings

My youngest daughter works for her Dad. While he brought the application home, made her fill it out and then used his influence to have her hired, she has kept the job on her own. There have been a few … Continue reading

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quiet day in the land of normal

It has been a while since I have spent a quantity of time in the land of normal. My life with the younger kids isn’t traumatic. No violence. No obscenities.They tend in the opposite direction. They tend to not interact … Continue reading

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sitting at my daughter’s and other and sundry things.

I am sitting at my daughter’s kitchen table enjoying actual broadband. It is amazing,I can load a page in seconds instead of minutes. I can see pictures. I can even stream videos. Ah,the wonders of modern technology. I spent the … Continue reading

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finding contentment

When you have made choices to live outside of the norm,sometimes the norm takes on near mythical qualities of perceived benefits. In other words,if we had chosen to line our bank accounts instead of filling bedrooms I would have all … Continue reading

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logistics and a bit of this and that

It looks like I may be spending more time than I like away from home in the near future. My oldest daughter was told to include no bending or stooping (or working) to her restrictions. Since she has a two … Continue reading

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