{pretty, happy, funny, real}

Last week we recuperated from a particularly nasty virus of some sort. This week we’re back at school. I’m very thankful for this, because without the routine of school my days felt a little boring.


What’s pretty to me? Seeing an older sibling comfort a young one. Yesterday I handed off a fussy baby to a certain young man. One of his tricks is to serenade her with guitar playing. I think she puts her hands on the guitar to feel the vibrations. And it works every time!


Speaking of eldest, Caleb is a big LOTR geek. Several days ago he baked lembas bread. Perfect for little elves with high metabolism. Honey, almonds, kumquats… delicious!


Caleb, seen here with a serious case of early morning bedhead, learned he could indeed do the hula hoop whilst playing Led Zeppelin’s Rain Song on guitar.


Ruby has decided that she owns everything, including Victoria’s stuff. For instance, the baby swing. She crawls in, straps the buckles on, and proceeds to fall asleep. Umm, why has noone invented a toddler swing yet? She actually broke the thing, and hubby had to repair it. Of course, he made it stronger so it could support the 25 pound 2 1/2 year old.

What’s going on in your world?

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2 Responses to {pretty, happy, funny, real}

  1. Kathy says:

    You had me with ‘Led Zeplin’s Rain Song’ – that is awesome he can play that and while hula hooping! I have several LOTR fans in this house and we’ve never attempted Lembas bread, thank you for the link. I think we need to try it out here as well!

  2. hannah says:

    wow Ruby is so big!!! Miss you

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