Ukelele Gig, again

You may recall that the boys have been taking ukelele lessons for about a year and a half now. We took a pretty big chunk of time off last spring and summer, but started back in earnest last fall. Every…

Run to the Pub 2013

Remember back in January when I made a list of New Year’s Resolutions/Things to do While I’m Forty? I’m halfway to my goal of running a marathon. This weekend I ran the Run to the Pub 1/2 marathon. 13.1 mlles.…

Books & Movies

We’ve been on a bit of a book/movie kick lately. I read a book to the kids and then we watch the movie–both for entertainment and to compare and contrast the two. It’s mostly been Roald Dahl, but I’ve tried…

Saying goodbye

On Valentine’s Day I said goodbye to my best friend. It’s been a long, drawn out decline for Rigby, and I just had to decide to end it. Since Rigby is the only dog I’ve had, and the only pet…

Winter knits

My knitting needles have been on fire this winter, knitting and purling like nobody’s business. And thanks to all that click, click, clicking, I’ve finished three sweaters. A rainbow sweater for Anders A little something for me. Owls for Finn…

Just us chickens

Anders and chicky. We’ve been talking about it for years and we finally did it. We got chickens! They are the cutest little things, and by midsummer they’ll be laying delicious, nutritious eggs for us to eat. I see a…