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Monthly Archive for July, 2007

This just in…

Ben has just informed me that he needs a new camera…a black one like Mommy’s…so he can take pictures of Joey crawling… [The picture above was taken when Ben got his new camera, a gift from my parents when they visited back in April]

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Report Card

I took Ben to our family physician yesterday for his annual exam. It’s kind of like my report card as a mother every year. He is officially 4 years old, weighs 40 lbs. and is 40 inches tall. Height is 50th percentile, weight is 75th…but we’re not worried because he does not watch TV at […]

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Dear Santa,

I know it’s July, the middle of the summer, hottest month of the year, and you’re probably on vacation. But I’m writing you anyway because there’s something I really, really, REALLY want.

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Nothing to Say

I talked with my parents yesterday, as is my usual custom on Sunday. The first thing my dad had to say was to ask if everything was okay since I hadn’t posted for a while. Yes, everything is okay. I just have a bunch of things going on with nothing that’s finished enough to be […]

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Dear Elmer…I mean, Joey, Is there some reason why you’re sticking to me like glue? Is it because you’re crawling now – like hands and knees crawling instead of that army-crawl thing where you pull yourself with your arms and push with one foot in order to slide around on our slick wood floors? Is […]

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An Experiment

While Mom and Dad were here, we ate at Valentino’s – a famed local pizza parlor. For dessert, we ate cookies. Chewy cookies. Cookies that had substance to them. They were about 3/8″ thick (or thereabouts). My cookies? They’re like the Platte River – a mile wide and an inch deep…the little chocolate chips sticking […]

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