Archive for the '2015' Category

Ten Years

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Tonight (or rather tomorrow) at 12:50AM it will be ten years ago that Sam was born. Happy birthday, Sammy! You’ve grown from such a small baby into a wonderful, clever, beautiful girl. We’re happy that you’ve grown so much (especially after we had such a hard time fattening you up that first year!) but you […]

What Homeschooling Looks Like

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

At least at our house… sometimes. One of the fun things about homeschooling is that it can be so varied. It’s still easy to fall into ruts, but it’s just as easy, really, to mix things up and try new things. Here are some snapshots from the past couple of months showing what Sam’s day […]

Foot Update March 2015

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

The fiberglass cast was removed (with a big saw!) on January 29. I was sad to lose all the artwork but happy to wiggle my toes and bathe my foot for the first time in six weeks. There was no swelling, and I was cleared to move into the walking boot and to bear weight […]

Sunday Outing

Monday, January 19th, 2015

It was above 50 degrees outside and since it’s January and since I hadn’t had unfiltered sunlight bathe my skin since, oh, I dunno, sometime last year in 2014, I decided to tag along with AC and Sam to the soccer pitch. And by tag along I mean: make them carry all my stuff while […]

My Fancy Cast and Living in the 18th Century

Monday, January 12th, 2015

A week ago today I traded the splint and bandages for a fiberglass cast. The cast is much lighter than the splint, but very stiff and snug. I often wake up at night with pain in some area of my foot other than the incision site. I suspect it’s just the squeezing action of the […]