Archive | December, 2021

Wet blanket, a quest, and hot fire

December 31, 2021

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Wet blanket, a quest, and hot fire

Let’s get caught up, shall we? On Wednesday, the Royuks and Pesters had Hotel Night. Lloyd went right away and enjoyed the hot tub, and I went after work. I arrived after 7, and though I was a bit of a tired, wet blanket, we had a very nice time! Breakfast the next morning was […]

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Ding Dong

December 29, 2021

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Ding Dong

We are always short-staffed at work over the holidays. We employ many college students, and most of them head home for the holidays. This past week we haven’t had a person to work at one of our entry doors – greeting parents and walking children their rooms after a health check. My own classroom is […]

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Red sky at day…. move outta the way?

December 28, 2021

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There is a small group of boys at work who play a game outside where they are running away from a (perhaps sentient) storm. They almost have the terminology right. “The tormado is coming! Here comes the tormado!” I don’t want to correct them at all! I imagine Bob the Tomato from Veggie Tales whirling […]

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We made it!

December 27, 2021

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It was so nice visiting with my Dad in Colorado. We ate yummy food, told stories, went to church, and did a few things around the house. I regret not taking a photo of his neighbor’s house – they go ALL OUT with Christmas lights and have many visitors drive by to see the show. […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2021

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Merry Christmas!

We are having a lovely time visiting with my Dad in Colorado. He made sure there was plenty of ham for Lloyd to consume, and has had all trimmings. We went to Christmas Eve and Christmas services where all the music was wonderful and the message was great. Happy Birthday, Jesus! merry Christmas, everyone!

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The Weird Times are upon us

December 21, 2021

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It’s the holiday season, and it’s the time when every child’s last day before Christmas is different, lots of our college staff is gone, sweet gifts arrive from the children (but that means I have to write Thank-You cards right away or it doesn’t get done), and the energy? From the children, it is high, […]

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