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Swiffer Sweep & Trap

I posted this on Facebook recently: I’m wondering why some people can pull of “vintage” or “shabby” but my house just looks like “post-apocalypse-gang-rioting-feral-kids-were-here”. Judging from the response I’ve gotten, I think a few people can relate. Broken cupboard hinges. I’m pretty sure the kids manage three or four a week. Holes in the wall? …

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Valentine’s Day

We aren’t huge on celebrating Valentine’s Day over here. Adalia was born two days before  our first married Valentine’s Day, so we weren’t exactly going out on the town with our two day old baby. And after that, well, we just never got into doing much celebrating. We always celebrate our anniversary (May 20th, if …

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Ruptured Appendix

We’re in the hospital with Enoch. His appendix ruptured. He had surgery about 6:30 last night.  He’ll have to stay in the hospital until he’s fever free and his white blood cell counts are normal.  

Knitting Amazonia

  Knitting. There is just something about the magic in taking some fiber and two sticks and turning it into clothing. I love creating things…but hate clutter. I am not interested in filling my house or life with knick-knacks. Photography enables me to express my creative vision and create art without clutter (I don’t consider …

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Awkward Teen Moments

I have no idea how I forgot to type this out with our other Awkward Moments, but how is this for one? Chuck ( the church campout): Adalia, why don’t you slip off your thongs before you go in the trailer? Adalia, speechless in her shock and horror. Chuck: Oops, I mean flip-flops.