Since June, it's been a bit bumpy and lumpy around our house. We've (I) have been a bit lopsided. This is due to many things, including the following: *Deployment (duh!) The kids have good days and bad days but 5 months into this - the novelty for all of us has definitely expired! *Fall/Winter: the … Continue reading Recalibrating
Meet the new character that moved in with us! It's Pirate Pete!! Arrrgghh Matey! Hannah gives Pete a love! Yes, I have officially gone insane! I found this fun puppet at a consignment shop and thought about what fun it would be with the kids. After our sessions with FOCUS I thought perhaps a character would … Continue reading Pirate Pete!
What a day. It was a doozy. No - It was BRUTAL. Deployments suck no matter what. When separated from the one you love and you don't know where they are, can't talk to them whenever you feel like it - it just plain sucks. It sucks it sucks it sucks. But you work, you … Continue reading Emotions and Gunk
Wow. What a day. I'll apologize up front if I am a bit incoherent! These kinds of days I never seem to have trouble falling asleep - I literally collapse into bed. And why I seem to save it all for one day is beyond me. You'd think I would be better at spreading out … Continue reading It’s a Wonderful Life