Archive | September, 2017

I did leave the house.

September 30, 2017

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I was going to call this, “I didn’t even leave the house”, but then I remembered that I woke up and immediately drove – shoeless and in pajamas – to Amigos to buy apple fritters, because I have my priorities straight. Then I did sporadic cleaning throughout the day. Our house has had an ‘abandonded’ […]

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Best band name ever

September 28, 2017

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Several weeks ago, my siblings tossed around ideas for things we might do for the birthday weekend. We wondered about singing some of the bedtime prayers from our childhood – perhaps in harmony. We knew we would get teary. Well, like many of the Hofman sibling ideas, nothing came of it. We didn’t practice or […]

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Tiny, clever things

September 27, 2017

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There were so many surprisingly wonderful, tiny things in Colorado this trip. A little ways up the mountain there was a tiny little vehicle – a Jeep Fleetvan. It only has one seat and the rest is cargo area. It would make a wonderful little delivery van for our school lunches…. except that it was […]

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Practically camping!

September 26, 2017

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We all stayed at my parents. They have two guest rooms, but there were six extra people descending. My sister stayed in one and my brothers were in the twin beds in the other. My folks have a camper, which was great – my nephews stayed out there. It got down to 31 the last […]

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A better report.

September 25, 2017

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So, I have enough material from this trip for several posts. Today’s will be strictly birthday-related. 🙂 Mom mentioned this summer that she’d love to have us all come to Colorado for her 80th birthday. She’s been dealing with myeloma and also her broken hip, so it was an easily-granted request. We had a wonderful […]

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Birthdayed!

September 24, 2017

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I will write more tonight, but I have had a wonderful time in Colorado with my family! Catch up with you later!

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