in pursuit of wild things



Weekly Wrap-up: Mommy School

Today, Littlest said goodbye to preschool. Every morning for the past three weeks he has been counting down the remaining days. He's been a pretty happy boy today...unless you try to take his picture...then not so much. The moment he... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Gratitude for the Routine

Our week was slightly less than ordinary. Nothing grand or spectacular. Our schooling schedule endured constant daily interruptions...but nothing unexpected. Little things like a trip to the store for needed groceries, an outing to the park and, a book we couldn't manage waiting any... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Snow Week

Last Friday the boys busied themselves with building a rather poor model of The Spirit of St. Louis. Despite the poor quality of the kit we did finally manage to get the little plane to fly. However, every landing turned... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Caroling and Forty-Two

I think I will go on strike if next December is as busy as this one... Last Friday was my birthday...forty-two years. Our older three went to a program at church that evening leaving just Littlest with us. I almost... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: And the Beat Goes On…

  The only reason I chose that title for the wrap-up is because the silly Sonny and Cher song adhered itself to my brain. I loathe getting a song stuck in my head...makes me a little nutters. Last weekend we went... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Wishes in the Rain

We surprised the kids with a trip to Walt Disney World. I've been planning the trip since April and never expected to pull off the vacation without getting found out. We told the kids we were going with Daddy on a... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Creek Drama and Curtains

We had a bit of drama over the weekend. Sparkles fell into the creek behind our home into freezing water and mud. I happened to be shopping at Wallyworld at the time so was spared the dramatic aftermath of the... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Fevered Edition

We did end up going to Marion last Friday and shopping at our favorite Amish grocery store. I got a new sack of flour, cheese, honey, and twenty pounds of potatoes for only four bucks (just the potatoes were four... Continue Reading →

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