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Category Archives: The Boy
We set the trampoline up last week. The children rejoiced heartily, while I, despite my outward signs of acquiescence, began my internal freak-out. In my head, I know that with rules and supervision, the trampoline is a relatively safe contraption. … Continue reading
It’s late on Monday night. The windows are open so we can enjoy the mild weather. All day the birds have sang in the trees and we’ve heard cars drive up and down our street, but right now in the … Continue reading
Yesterday my son had surgery on his ear. It was a relatively small procedure: the ear doctor removed the large cyst that had been infected for the past two weeks. The surgery took less than an hour and they released … Continue reading
Last night the Divine-Forces-that-be decided that I missed the hospital too much so I needed to go back and pay a visit to the E.R. You know, for old time’s sake. Only this time I got to take my son … Continue reading
I mentioned the other day that my father-in-law gave my son the microscope and lab set that he played with as a young boy. The whole set up is pretty impressive and fills me with a powerful desire to watch … Continue reading
This week, my oldest daughter received a Nook tablet from her grandmother. A greatly anticipated, much longed-for Nook tablet. Here was the problem: With my technological skills being what they are, I had only enough knowledge to fully charge … Continue reading
We were at the library this week, when my eleven year old son disappeared into the non-fiction section. I assumed that he was going to hang out in front of the sports section as he has done for the last … Continue reading
For the past ten days we have been dealing with some sort of plague around our house. Our youngest child escaped mostly unharmed aside from an ear infection, but the oldest two children have spent the better part of a … Continue reading
We’re in the car, driving home from swim practice. I insist on listening to classical music on the radio, despite the nine year old’s exaggerated gagging in the back seat. To be completely honest, mostly because of the nine year … Continue reading