Monthly Archives: June 2010

Still sick… but I am lucky.

So, I’m still sick, and I started antibiotics this afternoon. Hopefully they’ll help. Meantime, I’m laying on the couch watching movies with Monkey. Pumpkin left for camp this morning. I hope he’s having a great time! And my best moment … Continue reading

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Oh crud, I don’t feel well.

Yuck!  I’m sick.  I hate being sick! Pumpkin leaves for camp in the morning.  He is excited to go, and be with his friends.  I’m happy for him, but I will miss him.  On the other hand, it is really … Continue reading

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What makes me happy? The people I love!

Just a few quick thoughts today, in the spirit of “1 sentence”: Monkey started basketball camp today.  Watching her confident and casual walk into the gym where the kids were shooting hoops — I was filled with happiness for her. … Continue reading

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I never would have guessed

Best part of the day yesterday?  I never would have guessed, but it turned out to be around 11:00pm, when I was just about at my wit’s end.  Here’s what happened… Monkey was very tired, and not feeling quite up … Continue reading

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Too bad none of us likes shopping.

We spent the day cleaning up a bit, which was much needed, and then we went shopping. Too bad none of us enjoys shopping. The kids used some gift cards they had received, and I bought each of them a … Continue reading

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A Day at the Lake

Today was a rare day. A weekday with the kids, no work, no school, no camp, no plans! So we packed some lunch and went to the lake. This morning I was debating whether or not to go. I was … Continue reading

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Pumpkin’s thoughts on volunteering

Pumpkin has been volunteering this week at the SPARK Center, an amazing daycare center for kids who have medical challenges. The bad news: he’s “volunteering” because he got in some trouble last week, and the volunteering is a sort of … Continue reading

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Is it terrible to watch a movie on a weeknight?

Last night we were all exhausted.  Monkey spent the day at “sports camp” where (according to her) they only sat down for lunch and snacks.  Pumpkin spent the morning volunteering at the SPARK Center, and those little kids really wore … Continue reading

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