2022 Highlights: Week 18

The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup;You hold my lot.The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.Psalm 15:5-6 There is a lot going on in the world; there is a lot going on close to home. But sometimes I look around at my life and think, "How… Continue reading 2022 Highlights: Week 18

2022 Highlights: Weeks 10 & 11

We've made it through second semester and are now on Spring Break in our house! Peter and Pearl are both off from school and the girls have a pause in their activities so it feels like a real holiday around here. (Peter is still doing course work for his masters so he's not fully off.)… Continue reading 2022 Highlights: Weeks 10 & 11

2022 Highlights: Weeks 3-5

Oh hey there! Let's catch up, shall we? Here are a bunch of photos: Quarantine creations by Peter.Letting them live in their pjs, make videos, and watch a LOT of TV so I could rest and survive.Dresses and hats from their aunt.In case you're wondering what Rose's personality is like.Out of quarantine and free at… Continue reading 2022 Highlights: Weeks 3-5

2021 Highlights: Week 52

Christmas has come and gone and we are facing a new year. The past two weeks have been full and busy and joyous and (at times) trying. The lead up to Christmas is a busy time at my job so I worked extra days to both help out and make some extra money. My days… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 52

2021 Highlights: Week 48

Let's start with this week's big news: Pearl got her first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine! We went in the pouring rain after school. The time slots were set aside for ages 5 to 11 only so the atmosphere was quiet but the staff there had prepped for kids. Some of the nurses wore fairy… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 48

2021 Highlights: Week 43

I really thought this was going to be our week to get back into routine, to recover from the busy-ness of recent weeks. Alas, it was not to be. After months of good health last year (thanks social distancing and hand washing!), this seems to be our year of catching everything. Don't get me wrong,… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 43

2021 Highlights: Some Weeks in October

Life has felt busy and a little chaotic these past two weeks and, as sometimes needs to happen, I've let the blog slip to the wayside. Doing my best to catch up once more and so put out a little update on our lives. There is always a balance I try to find between sharing… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Some Weeks in October

2021 Highlights: Week 40

Mask mandates have changed (again) and masks are now required for all students in schools. Previously, they were only required for students in grades 4 and older. While we've always encouraged (and often required) our girls to wear masks in public spaces, Pearl has never been in the habit of wearing a mask at school.… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 40