30
Aug
2012

My Day, in High’s and Lo’s.

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My day began, not with a quiet cup of coffee and a head start on breakfast prep, but with the solemn explanation from a certain little boy about an accident awaiting my attention in the bathroom. The mop and bucket took priority over the tea kettle and mixing bowl. Actually, that’s sort of how the [...]

17
Aug
2012

Evening Ride.

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It’s just a little Wednesday evening ride down the bumpy dirt road to the ever-expanding LID Farm. Elliot begs for these little trips, “Please, Dad, can we go to the farm?” His eyes dance with the thrill of the tractor, and the admiration of the guy who drives it. I’ve gotta say, I enjoy these [...]

05
Aug
2012

Sometimes the days shuffle by unnoticed, so full of the normal. Rise and dress. Make the bed as neighboring chickens squawk outside our bedroom and cries of “Mom-my” burst from the next room. Greet the son who is full of energy and seems to have grown overnight. Help him into his shorts and tee, or [...]