A Deep and Profound Loss

We use a science curriculum which is satisfactory in all ways save one: The authors insist on breaking in frequently to tell the students why this or that bit of science points clearly to a creator.  This wouldn’t bother me, but the lapse in logic required most of the time to make the point is […]

Evie’s New Shoes

I’m pretty sure we haven’t seen much of Evie here lately. She’s seventeen months old, with a mind of her own and a heart of gold. And a new pair of shoes! She’s been running around barefoot lo these many months. She figured it was about time for shoes, so she can go just anywhere […]

How I Plan, For Right Now

We’ve been wondering for several weeks now when our semi-annual dentist appointment might be. We usually have one in July, but then it was fair week, and they still hadn’t called, and we were all starting to get a little nervous. The days continued to tick by, through the end of July, into August, and […]

August Begins: A Photo Post

I have a couple of other things to do this morning, like pay the monthly bills and say goodbye to my lovely sister, so I’m just going to leave you with a few of my favorite photos from the weekend. See you tomorrow! This one is my very favorite; Delaney even managed to take the […]

Hot! A Story About Evie

So there we were, Evie and I, in the middle of a diaper change. I reached over for a wet wipe with which to clean her sweet bottom, and she kept her eyes fixed on me, tense with anticipation. At last, the cool cloth touched her bare skin. She flinched and giggled. “Hot!” she exclaimed. […]