Archive | July, 2013

So. Loud.

July 31, 2013


My ears took a pounding today. Monday at school was noisy but it was also stormy, and I’m a firm believer that when the barometric pressure is playing havoc with their ears, children can’t tell that they are yelling at me. Today, though, there was no storm. But the end of summer is close and […]

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Well, at least it’s not meth.

July 30, 2013



So, Sam and Rachel have officially moved to Seward – hooray!! They are renting a big ok’ house while they look for a place to buy. Seriously, this house is big and old and beautiful. It was built in the 1800’s but a tornado destroyed the original building, leaving only the crazy, awesome basement to […]

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Jibblie x 13

July 29, 2013



Did you know that I am a huge baby? (Ha. I just had a vision of a huge baby.) I mean that I am a big weenie when it comes to bugs. I have only held a ladybug once and a worm twice. (Well, two different worms, each one time.) Bugs are fascinating, but man, […]

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A Little History

July 28, 2013



I was looking through some old photos last week and, because Brad needed it for other things, I happened to have the scanner setup. Since Lauren went to bed early tonight, let me share with you the results of the Concordia Teacher’s College A Cappella Choir 1990 Choir 1 vs. Choir 2 drink off: Unfortunately, […]

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Rats rats rats

July 27, 2013



The school age kids had a field trip coming up this summer where they were going to a garden center and learn how to make a vertical garden. Their teacher asked if I would help with the garden construction. “Sure,” I blithely said, not realizing that I had no idea how to do it. Well, […]

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Dang it, Wally.

July 26, 2013


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