The Urge to Purge

I’m not sure if it’s the season or the fact that we had planned to be moving out of Javad’s folks’ house before now, but I’m in the mood to get rid of things. Looking around our schoolroom in the …

Disneyland

Just gonna gloss over the fact that I haven’t blogged in ages . . . We went to Disneyland at the end of April, followed by a few days in Bakersfield to celebrate my gorgeous grandmother’s 85th birthday. There were …

Twilight

I rarely read fiction. Sometimes I wish I read more, but then I remember once I start why I don’t do it all the time. I CAN’T STOP. I started reading the Twilight saga over Christmas break, and six weeks …

Earthquake

At 4:00 this morning Javad and I were rudely awakened by the earth shaking our house. Nothing like that adrenaline rush you get from something jolting you out of a sound sleep. Thank God for the Internet. Our first thought …

Sweet Sister Moment

Yesterday, The Muse got a paper cut in the family room and wanted a Band-aid, which were all the way in the upstairs bathroom. Considering the fact that this was the 150th interruption of my work time (which had just …

Right Now

Rather than apologize for what has been a ridiculously long blogging hiatus, and rather than try to recap all the goings-on in our household in the past two (or has it been three?) months, I’m just going to jump right …

My Educational Epiphany

I love educational philosophy. It’s one of my very favorite topics. In fact, I often will go to the library with the intention of picking up something fiction (I rarely read fiction anymore, and for some reason feel guilty about …

More Urgent Care News

Apparently it’s Medical Week at the Reneau homestead. The Muse and Dolittle are spending the night at a friend’s house tonight. The mom called this evening and said that The Muse had gotten hit in the mouth with a plastic …