December makes me giddy and bouncy and tired and excited. I'm a whirlwind of Christmas sprinkles and sometimes the Christmas sprinkles get on the floor, spilling everywhere, and I want to scream at people. Generally though, everything is sweet.Tonight we wandered off IHOP.I miss the days when it was called The International House of Pancakes. It … Continue reading Pancakes With A Side Of Christmas Joy
Last night it rained, wildly pounding the roof and the gutters. The tree branches swayed and bent and the sky was weeping when I went to the bathroom at 3 a.m. Then, the sprinklers came on. We conserve water here, if nothing else. But seriously though, I wouldn't want my weeds to be thirsty.I suppose … Continue reading Today I Burn Bridges With My Relatives
This post is dedicated to Nancy. We got in a twitter fight over Christmas Music. I said it was too soon and then she threw her bible at me. Then we took the fight to Facebook where I tagged her on a photo of an Emu. She'd been emued, and I thought the whole thing … Continue reading Christmas in October
I used to have posts pouring out of my brain,but now when I write it's a struggle. My words have been a term paper, dry and impersonal. A term paper on the development of dental floss.I can't figure out exactly why everything lies flat and two dimensional when I press my thoughts down on the … Continue reading Wait a Minute! I Don’t Have 14 Cats!
Last night, Q threw up at dinner again, and his right ear was a nice flaming red. It was also kind of puff. It was also hot. It remains so today, thus we are all planning an exciting visit to the Doctor. Then, I have a Doctor appointment, the sort that one doesn't take kids … Continue reading Perspective and Determination and a Few Cookies
Have yourself a Merry little ChristmasLet your heart be light...Christmas time is here, and we are the proud owners of a new home, or as my dad put it, we are in debt. WhooHOO!Tomorrow I go and pick out paint colors and maybe clean and maybe take a few boxes over to the new house. … Continue reading Reindeer and Barf
O Come Let Us Adore Him.And bring your dinosaurs, and your little white poodles.Every treasure, every rock, all of creation, come and worship.Bring the little children. God has come, He is with us! He will save us from our sins.But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that … Continue reading Activity in the Nativity
Good News! It's 8:02 p.m. and I'm still AWAKE!See? here I am, in need of a hair cut, with a festive amount of banana on my shoulder. Quinten took this picture, he loves to take pictures of me, in all my glory. Whoo. Here's the scoop on the Christmas festivities that have been going on: … Continue reading The Tree! The Toddler! Oh Tannenbaum!