Monthly Archives: May 2007

it’s not just for lettuce anymore.

When you have a little boy like Caleb helping with dinner, your Salad Spinner becomes the “Anti-Gravity Torture Chamber” for Lego guys. To add to that fun, your meal preparation time is punctuated with various little conversations between these men … Continue reading

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if you had overheard us in the yard last night…

Caleb-“Hey Josiah. Who is your favorite christian hero? Not God OR Jesus! Mine is Eric Liddell.”Josiah-“Mom, I guess.”John, grinning, asks incredulously “What?! After she just yelled at you guys to shut up in the car 10 minutes ago?!”Josiah-smiling-“Oh yeah! forgot … Continue reading

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our weekend in Madras

My Aunt sponsors a hot air balloon for the Collage of Culture Festival, in Madras Or. We were thrilled to be a part of the team this weekend that got the balloon unfolded, filled, and ready to fly! The boys … Continue reading

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cut back on the mousse, buddy…

found this toy in the bath today…the evidence of what happens when you mix together a creative little boy, time alone in the tub and a softened Ivory soap bar!Even He-Man the Warrior likes to change the hairdo up every … Continue reading

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the mighty feline hunter

ZuZu was killing 1-2 birds EVERYDAY and she is still a kitten. The guilt I had, in providing all these feeders and luring these birds to their violent deaths was just too much to bear. Three different collars, bells, nothing … Continue reading

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I guess I sleep like the dead….

this morning, Caleb comes in to my bed-puts a hand on my head and says in a high, sweet falsetto voice-“Hello Brenda! Welcome to Heaven!”when I open my sleepy eyes he leans in close, grinning, and says “Did I fool … Continue reading

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