Archive | April, 2019

Before seven

April 30, 2019

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It was another hectic day. Our cook has been at a conference so I needed to get breakfast ready. Our dishwasher has a leak and the part is on order, so that made things a bit tricky. I had Monday’s grocery order to unload and did it all wonky. One teacher was out with a […]

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Poof. There’s a house.

April 29, 2019



The playhouse is mostly put together, but dang, that thing is made from some dry, terrible wood. I give this thing six months. I bought some deck sealant, but I think this might need to be oiled or something first. Maybe I can get some interested parties to shore it up.

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Weekend Wrapup

April 28, 2019

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It was a good weekend. Lloyd and I went to Omaha to pick up a playhouse for the toddler playground and visited a couple of stores. When we got back, we met up with Anna and some of her friends at the CDC so they could take some prom photos. (It was a very wet […]

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A personal observation

April 24, 2019

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Mother Theresa hath no patience like a preschool teacher listening to a preschooler retell the plot of a movie. (Eye roll)

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What Lauren doesn’t know about compost….

April 23, 2019



….could fill a tumbling composter. I saw a tumbling composter at Aldi that I thought would be a good deal. (It was $40, and I foolishly thought it was $30, but I was too embarrassed to take it back when I was a t the register.) I’m glad I got it. The kids helped me […]

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One last chance

April 22, 2019

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I cleaned out the cabinet that stores all the Rubbermaid/Pyrex/yogurt/cottage cheese containers and matched up things with lids. This group didn’t make the cut. I’m torn. It is wasteful to get rid of them, especially since I now I’m going to need to mix paint or epoxy or whatever someday, so they’re going in the […]

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