1. most of the school already had or has the same flu bug,and
2. nobody has a fever,
3. everyone seems reasonably able to keep their heads up off their desks,
a) Calm down!and
b) Stop running in the house!
Well, I figured with a little coaching, they were ready to get
But we're definitely on the mend, anyway. Thank-you so much for the well-wishes and prayers! Hope everyone out there is staying (or getting) well!
2. Heard our first meadowlark of the season the other day. And the school children came home with spring bulb sales forms to order from -- hyacinths, crocuses, bluebells, tulips, daffodils.... Be still my heart! So, though we're expecting another snowstorm this weekend, we can console ourselves that, yes, indeed, snow and cold notwithstanding, nothing can keep spring from its appointed rounds. Shew! (Thank-you, God!)
3. Came in yesterday from dropping Cathy off at her Thursday art class -- mind you, it's not a very long distance: twenty minutes there, ten minute stop at the grocery story, twenty minutes back. Left Dan home to babysit. And, honestly, I knew that leaving my husband and youngest child home alone together was not going to get the lunch dishes cleaned or the clothes folded. I knew that. But, still, really... I couldn't help the involuntary reaction when I got home, opened the door and looked into the turned-upside-down living room, "Holy Cow, you guys!" I
To which William replied with a little shrug and a sigh, "Yeah. We're a mess, aren't we?"
There was a little smirk there, too, pulling at the corners of that toothless little mouth of his, the little snot.
I guess it's a healthy little man who knows what he is and accepts it.
And makes his mother laugh about it.
4. Part of the mess:
|Gavin James, two and a half months old|