Stories of My Life
Convo with the kids tonight: Me: “Alright, so how about groccoli and bapes? Er, broccoli and … guh. You know what I mean.” Mary: “Sounds like you’ve picked up on your Dad’s scent.” Ethan and I exchanged glances then busted up Me: “Whew, Dad, I can smell him all the way from here!” Ethan: “Maybe […]More
Would you rather be… Stuck in an elevator with somebody who talks a lot?(A) OR Stuck in an elevator with nobody at all?(B) If you said (A) then you are probably extroverted like a dog. If you said (B) then you are probably introverted like a cat. Dogs usually like being with other people. Cats […]More
So I’ve actually been thinking about dividing my personal stuff back out into a separate blog again. It would be a lot of work, but I think I would be able to much better showcase my geek/designer/marketing skills here if I took the mommy/faith/life stuff over to another blog. I’d also feel far more comfortable […]More
The past several days have been all over the map. My kids were gone for several days, which is always hard. But I also had great news concerning a job prospect, and that’s all I’ll say about that for now: no official announcements there until things are official. I felt pretty bad, though, about failing […]More
Here’s a gorgeous little piece a friend mentioned on twitter and tumbler. For the record, my kids didn’t get to know The Cat in the Hat and Aslan on the same day or even in the same year, but they are well acquainted with both because I’ve always loved reading with them. They’ve both been […]More
My son had some rather interesting things to say in this morning's family prayers. Usually he prays that we'll be happy. This time he prayed that we would be good so we could be happy. And afterward he told us about it. "I just realized that doing the things that are fun and make you happy don't always make you good, but being good always ends up making you happy." Love that little guy.
Anyone who knows me knows I -love- my kids’ school. I’ve blogged about some of the amazing things they do. I am super heartbroken, though, about all the politics and drama. Several excellent teachers were recently let go without warning or explanation. Now it feels like we’ve got two camps battling each other: the business/leadership […]More