Random Acts of Kindness

So I was working in my office at home this morning, sorting and putting notes on laptops as I identify issues with them and install software. It’s been kind of a hectic morning though, as both Mac and Vivian have decided to want my attention (and try to “help”) in the 10 minutes I was […]


Spring Break

I wasn’t sure if I should put the quotes in the title around “spring” or “break,” since so far it’s not much of either! No, seriously, it’s been ok. I’ve enjoyed my time with the kids, even though they’ve also at times driven me crazy. Monday, as I was trying to think of something we […]


Choo Choo Bob

It’s no secret our little boy is crazy for trains, as I know lots of little boys are. In the summer of 2010, we were introduced to the “Choo Choo Bob” store at the state fair. They had a whole building for a model train setup, train tracks for playing, train toys for sale, and […]


February 2013 Videos

You read that right, folks – it’s only March, and I’ve finished editing last month’s videos! As promised/wished/hoped, I’ve kept up much better with my video editing and blogging! We’ll see if it continues… This batch from February has a good sample of some new signs from Josie, the girls playing, and Mac at Grandma’s playing drums […]


Oh, They Grow!

Mac and Vivian both had an interesting day today. Vivian started with a speech visit where she got to show off her new phrase. I have to preface this with a little background. Several weeks ago, the teacher had her saying “I want” before a word. I silently cringed. If you know me, you probably […]


Bad Day

I had a bad day. One of those days where it seemed nothing could go right. One that leaves you saying at every turn, “really? really? come on!” Nothing catastrophic happened, nothing even terribly memorable, just enough small things going badly that it wore me down, and this time it had nothing to do with […]