Big Weekend

This morning: Co Op – last classes, and I’m playing Jeopardy with my apologetics class. (Pictures of the board are forthcoming.) Tonight: Big Girl’s soccer game, God willing. Pray for no rain, please. Just until she has a chance to play. She missed two games last week because they had to make up one while…

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Book Meme

Esther tagged me for this one. Answer the questions and tag five people at the end. How many books do you own?Good Lord, am I actually supposed to count??? Let me estimate that one. The three shelves I have behind me have more than 300, and then there are the kids’ shelves upstairs, the boxes…

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SHOCKER

I just searched for a picture of the Ascention to post here (and at GOP Soccer Mom), and the number two image result is the picture I have on the sidebar at GOP Soccer Mom! As the great Phil Rizzuto would say: “Holy Cow!”

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Bag End

Dom pointed out this story about a man who had a Hobbit House built on his property, and I have to say that I’m enchanted by it! Here is one of the pictures, but the story has pictures of the inside, too. It’s beautiful!

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Surveilance?

This comic just cracks me up! I swear they are spying on our family because Ruthie (the girl below with the black hair) is so very like Big Girl! Today’s episode reminds me of the pretending games the girls play together. You can read One Big Happy every day here, or you can subscribe to…

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They Would Like It if They Tried It

Conversation from yesterday: Little Girl: “Mommy, I think that people should give up war.” Me: “War? Yes, I think that’s a good idea.” Little Girl: “Yes, I think that people should try peace instead. I bet they’d like it if they tried peace instead.”

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Blogroll Highlight: Modest is Hottest

Modestly Yours is a blog whose mission is as such: A forum for people of all ages and backgrounds whose voices are not normally heard in the mainstream (or even non-mainstream) media. Here you will find fresh, intelligent, and sometimes surprising discussions from women who value modesty in its various forms. I’ve really enjoyed a…

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