Monthly Archives: October 2007

Early Returns

John is showing early signs of willingness to potty train, in some cases initiating the process of his own accord. We couldn’t be more pleased. Our last two took forever and nearly drained our reserves of patience. David and Jessie … Continue reading

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Untouchables

David was bitten this morning; there were teeth marks on his arm. Isaac was the biter. Isaac hadn’t bitten anyone since he was two, so I knew this was something that needed immediate attention. There’s one thing I will not … Continue reading

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Flushed

I remember once seeing an ad in a Home Depot flyer for a toilet that boasted it could evacuate 32 golf balls in a single flush. I can’t imagine why anyone would need to dispose of so many golf balls … Continue reading

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Library Day

Yesterday was Library Day at the house. Library Day has become an exciting time for us all. In anticipation of an upcoming move we’ve curtailed almost all other activities. So, when Library Day comes around every third week the kids … Continue reading

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Fresh Fish, Pink Boots and Boobees

We celebrated another birthday today, this time it was Jessie. We’ve got a string of birthdays that run through about a month and a half beginning with Johnny on September 19, Elisabeth on the 1st of October, Jessie on the … Continue reading

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Burfday Lunch

Daddy, it’s my burfday today! That’s what she said, not this year but several years ago. She must have been four or five. She knew the drill; she just couldn’t say the word right, not yet. A burfday ought to … Continue reading

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Cheap Diapers

I shudder to think how much money we’ve spent on diapers over the last 13 years. Probably enough to buy a new car, or put a down payment on a house, a big house. For the first four and a … Continue reading

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