Archive for December, 2008

Soup For Dinner

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

We were so busy today. Claire loves to “cook soup” and pretend to eat off the spoon. I take sips from the spoon too. She then feeds her stuffed animals. Every time she has a taste she says, “mmMMMMMMMMmmmmmmmm!” She looks so proud of herself when she stirs. This afternoon she plunked herself in the […]

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What To Do, What To Do?

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

Claire finally went down for a nap. I now can: a) take a snooze on the sofa myself. b) try to accomplish the 12,345 things on my list. c) eat some sugared walnuts to manage stress. d) b & c There are no other choices. Pick one. The answer is worth 100 points.

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All I Want For Christmas

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

…is for Claire’s four molars to come through and ease up the pain for her. Poor kid. Also: this year, for the first time in probably 10 years, I do not expect to get the holiday cards in the mail. They might be late, or might not be sent at all. And you know what? […]

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A Trio

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

It was a great visit! I’ll reflect on it more in another post. Right now I’m feeling schmoopy and sad from just having dropped Aunt E off at the airport. Claire is in the kitchen playing with a game that plays banjo music. She is stomping her feet to the tunes and shouting, “Run-ning! Run-ning! […]

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Claire Explains

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Y’see, This Is Where The Food Goes

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So Much Fun

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

We had a lot of fun in San Francisco. We started later than planned and took the car instead of Caltrain, because Claire was cranky and had a slight fever in the morning, and Husband has been sick. I wanted to see how things would settle out. But it seemed okay to leave them, and […]

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Saturday, December 13th, 2008

I should have been in bed several hours ago. Instead I spent it tinkering with photos and movies and uploading nearly two dozen of them to my Flickr account. We are going to SF today. I’d better sleep.

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