Monthly Archives: October 2008

Micah and Ellie

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Of Pirates and Mermaids

Halloween was a magical night for me when I was young…I loved every minute of the dressing up and going door-to-door fun and would save my candy like no one’s business! I would carefully ration each snack and keep my … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

My kiddies suited up in preparation for Halloween this evening. And we found this on the back of the packaging… am I missing something?

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Don't Waste Your Life

Anyone else read this book by John Piper? I did fairly recently but I think I’m going to revisit it if I can find the time as I’ve been feeling a little lost the last few days and in need … Continue reading

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Where Were His Pants?

We arrived home from Atlanta yesterday and as these pictures illustrate, we had fun! With no bottom to speak of on my skinny son though, I must ask where his pants disappeared to during this glorious fall photo shoot last … Continue reading

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The Bachelor

This week, Susanna and the kids are down in Atlanta visiting family leaving me [queue scary music] a bachelor. Being thus allows the observation in practice of what we really already know to be true: Susanna is the joy and … Continue reading

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Where I've Been

Visiting with dear Atlanta friends Monday No, I have not disappeared but I have been a very busy mama since Micah, Ellie and I flew to Atlanta on Saturday! Yup, that’s right…I did the entire flight with the two kiddos … Continue reading

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We’re All Socialists Now, Comrade

Thus was the title of a London Telegraph article responding to England’s version of the bail out. The Los Angeles Times in an apt article asks the question If Barack Obama is socialist, what is George W. Bush? Dare we … Continue reading

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The Election Results are in…

In Presidential elections we all know about the “Republican L” as illustrated below (2000 election results). Let’s look at some past, more interesting result maps.   The “Democratic L” How about the Republicans carrying New York and California? President McKinley … Continue reading

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They're Socks, Not Shoes!

I see these Trumpette socks everywhere in Brooklyn. Finally I gave in last week and bought a set of the Mary Jane print socks for Ellie. They make any outfit a little more adorable and when everyone assumes she is … Continue reading

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