By mid-October, we were ready for Fall to feel like it was setting in, but the temperatures were still comfortable, so we continued to enjoy lots of outside time, pushing off the pumpkin spice vibes for a couple more weeks. HOMECHOOL HANGOUT We marked the middle of October by hanging out all afternoon for a teen homeschooling gathering in the… Read more »
Fourteen ~~~ Zofia’s birthday this year falls on Joe’s move-in weekend with the Richmond Generals. So, she tagged along and we’re taking the opportunity to explore the area for a few days. The temperatures in the 90’s diverted our plans for a picnic at the park to treats in the car at Ellwood Thompsons, but it was a relaxing and… Read more »
Much to Celebrate~~~This weekend was mostly filled with work and household upkeep. But, interspersed was a small outdoor gathering at the UU church on Saturday, celebrating the upcoming Solstice and the newly federally recognized holiday, Juneteenth. Sunday was the usual busyness, but we managed to round everyone up for a few moments, just before sunset, for some impromptu “come as… Read more »
Sick Day ~~~ Zofia, unfortunately, is sick today with the Ick. I hate seeing my kids not feel well and hope she’s feeling better soon. I am, also, now summoning the Goddess of Graciousness to bestow immunity upon me as I trudge though the next two weeks of writing my capstone project… I will not get sick!
Snip Snip ~~~ Zofia has a perpetual “rats nest” and hates having her hair brushed. Awhile ago, I mentioned that if she cut it short, it would be a lot easier to brush out, but she would have none of that. Then, in the past couple weeks, she’s started telling me that, maybe, she’d like to cut off “a little”…… Read more »