Things I Did Not Say, But Thought (language alert)

“Yes, I’ve noticed that.” “Well, that’s mighty white of you!” “Kiss my ass.  You are a total prick.” “It’s a shame some of the ideas from Heinlein’s writings aren’t carried out.” No, I won’t give any more details, but it was all for one conversation.

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Framed Mountains

I fiddled with the coloring on this, but I took it last Wednesday after our co-op. This was taken through an archway, looking towards the mountains in Jefferson National Park, which is not far from the church we were visiting.

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More Mysteries of Life

Why is it that my decongestant is making me completely dehydrated while, at the same time, doing nothing to stop my nose from being completely plugged up?

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PRAYER REQUEST

Big Girl took a big tumble off her bike today, and seems to be okay.  But please pray for her, anyway.  Right now, our adrenaline is running high, and, for her, it might mask some pains, and I’ve impressed upon her that she needs to let me know if she feels sore or hurt, even…

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Ever Wonder?

How come the kids can have fevers near 100 and it doesn’t do much to them, but I hit 99.5 and feel like a truck hit me?

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Fat Chance, Buddy-Boy!

Travel Man and I took some online quiz called “How Many Kids Will You Have?” tonight.  My answer came back 6, which is about what we said we probably would have wound up with had I not been such a terrible pregnant woman.  But Travel Man’s answer was 8.  When he told me that, I…

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Special Olympian Tells It Like It Is

Found via The Corner, from the AP: ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – The top bowler for the Special Olympics looks forward to meeting President Barack Obama in an alley. “He bowled a 129. I bowl a 300. I could beat that score easily,” Michigan’s Kolan McConiughey (KO-lahn Mc-KAHNA-he) told The Associated Press in an interview…

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Seriously? Did He REALLY Say That? UPDATED

I don’t expect a lot of outrage over this comment, though (a) it is completely well-deserved, and (b) if it was Bush who said it, we’d never hear the end of the whining (though I doubt very much that President Bush would have been so insensitive as to have these words pass his lips). Via…

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Seven Quickies

Thank you as always to Jen, who finds time to host this every week in spite of having baby #4 in the last month.   Little Girl is in a dance competition on Saturday – her first – and is both excited and nervous.  Excited because her class knows their stuff and are ready, but…

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