Monthly Archives: March 2008

Pink Eye!

Sophie has pink eye. Woo hoo! She was puffy-eyed Monday morning but we thought that was a result of her bad cold and restless night and then, when I picked her up at daycare, she had yellow-ish “sleep” in the … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

I will have to post pictures of Sophie’s Easter basket and the doorway/arch we made to let the Easter Bunny know he was welcome in our house. Sophie left a carrot out for him and a very specific note: “Dear … Continue reading

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Plastic Easter Eggs – toxic levels of lead

Plastic Easter Eggs could have toxic levels of lead. CLEVELAND (AP) — A chemistry professor who raised an earlier warning flag about toxic lead levels in toy jewelry didn’t have to look far for evidence of similar risks in Easter … Continue reading

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Obama: A More Perfect Union

I can’t imagine Hillary or John giving this speech I can’t remember the last time I got chills from a politician. That is one option. Or, at this moment, in this election, we can come together and say, Bookmark on … Continue reading

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Hillary – it’s time to stop

Just step away. Go take a long vacation. It’s over. from DailyKos: It is Clinton, with no reasonable chance of victory, who is fomenting civil war in order to overturn the will of the Democratic electorate. As such, as far … Continue reading

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Tonight

I’m going to be making spinach bread for my friend’s green-themed party (S: yes, I’m coming!) and I’m going to watch the premiere of The Return of Jezebel James. A show with both Parker Posey and Lauren Ambrose? Sign me … Continue reading

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Sophie Vignette – Red Phone Edition

Sophie has a red phone rattle she’s played with since she was a baby. She likes to take it with her in the car to call people while we’re on the road. Gammy, my sisters, Aaron’s sisters, Aaron’s parents; everyone … Continue reading

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No more diapers!

We’ve been quietly working with Sophie on the no-more-diapers front. She is doing amazing. Beautiful Jen sent us some of Charlotte’s old cloth diapers with a waterproof (or maybe just resistant) outer shell. Perfect timing, too, because we had Sophie … Continue reading

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Uh, It’s SNOWING again.

Who told Mother Nature? Aaron and Sophie actually went to the playground after work and now everything is covered with snow again. There was about 1/2″ out there this morning to push off the car. It’s a thick, sticky snow. … Continue reading

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Shh – the snow is melting!

Please don’t tell Mother Nature I’ve noticed. I think the big snow banks surrounding our house have melted to almost half their size from last weekend. In other news, I’m giving up on the month of lists. Woo – made … Continue reading

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