Monthly Archives: October 2007

Happy Halloween!

I am at work. No costume. There was a time when there were costume contests here and lots of pressure to dress up. Now? Just lots of apathy. We have a pirate and a cowgirl costume for Sophie. Based on … Continue reading

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More Lead in Toys

Except none of these have been recalled at this point. Thank goodness someone is looking out for our kids. No, not the companies – a consumer group. U.S. consumer group flags more toys with lead “Our lab tests detected lead … Continue reading

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Another Brick in the Wall

I’m sick. Sophie’s sick. She just called me at work (Aaron dialed), very upset that we didn’t have any grapes. We had our tag sale this weekend and it was, um, not exactly the money-maker I’d planned. A friend joined … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me!

At approximately 5:30 a.m., I turned 36. Holy hell that feels old. I’m over the hump, going down the hill toward….toward…see, my memory is already failing me. I tried to tell Sophie that today is Mommy’s birthday but she’s got … Continue reading

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Sophie says…

Our little chatterbox. She loves to talk and talk and talk. There is a running commentary of the day. And she’s added “’cause” to the repertoire: “Mommy, I need to go downstairs, um, ’cause…my socks are dirty and I need … Continue reading

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Sophie is TWO today!

(photo courtesy of my talented sister) Where did the time go? It is so cliche, but I can’t imagine what life was like without Sophie. She’s such a tour-de-force, a whirlwind of fantasticness, a strong and cuddly silly wiggle. My … Continue reading

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I just found Aaron’s Halloween costume

I’m sure he’ll thank me for the inspiration: Disco! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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It seemed like a good idea at the time

So funny. Maybe you want to take a photo with your pets, but did you stop and ask what they thought? (via Best Week Ever) Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers … Continue reading

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In which I remember I have a website

Oy. I’d like to say I’ve been busy. Which I have been, but I’m also feeling like I’m drowning in things to do. It’s busy at work, busy at home. Aaron’s working a lot later at school to try and … Continue reading

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Cowgirl

Sophie has been enthralled with Toy Story 2. The Jessie the Yodeling Cowgirl character, in particular. We have Jessie, Woody, Buzz Lightyear and Zurg dolls, thanks to my sister’s hand-me-downs. For Halloween, we were originally thinking of a pirate costume … Continue reading

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