From the Daily Post's Daily Prompt: Your home is on fire. Grab five items (assume all people and animals are safe). What did you grab? My MacBook (wouldn't want it to melt with my masterpieces living inside). My cell phone (to call 911 and so kids can watch Netflix at shelter/hotel). Our coats (it's friggin … Continue reading AHH, the House is on Fire! Or, L’Eggo my Eggo!
Month: January 2015
Time it takes to find appropriate clothing for two boys on blizzard days: 45 minutes. Amount of time spent putting said clothes on boys: 15 minutes. Size of snowsuit that you are cramming your nine-year-old into: 6/7. Time it takes for little one to decide he has to pee after said clothes are in place: … Continue reading Snow Day Time Lapse
My nine-year-old, lovingly referred to as "M." on this blog, recently took a liking to art. The other day, we sat together with a pile of paper and he drew for awhile, then I gave him suggestions and he drew some more. Here are some of his pictures: This one looks like an angry dude … Continue reading My Littlest Artist
Today's Daily Prompt from The Daily Post reads: Tell us about the last experience you had that left you feeling fresh, energized, and rejuvenated. What was it that had such a positive effect on you? I changed out a light switch today! I realize that's not exactly rocket surgery or brain science. It's nowhere near … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Re-springing Your Step
This past summer we traveled to Washington, D.C. for a short vacation and visited the MLK Memorial. You can read about the memorial on the National Park Service website by clicking here. The Memorial is breathtaking. The statue of Dr. King is huge, and his famous quotes are carved into the walls surrounding. Here is … Continue reading Reflections on the Eve of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity Serenity: The state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled. Have a nice weekend!
Yesterday's Daily Prompt from the Daily Post read: Open your nearest book to page 82. Take the third full sentence on the page, and work it into a post somehow. I love prompts where you have to do random stuff like this. Since I am the self-proclaimed "Blogger Without a Cause," a rebel amongst the … Continue reading Daily Prompt (From Yesterday)- Page 82 Stress