Monthly Archives: September 2011

Things have been a little challenging at our place.  Evidently there was a bit of a blow up between the girls Friday night, followed by a weekend of Cold War that Renaissance Man and I didn’t completely comprehend.  So by … Continue reading

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Same Song, Second Verse

For the second time in the last three months, Renaissance Man and I shared a meal with our dear friends Grunt and Tuna after the death of one of their fathers. Grunt’s dad died on the job, driving his semi … Continue reading

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Recent Quotations

So sometimes I don’t have time for a post, but I thought I’d add some awesome things I’ve heard people say recently. “You are a geek!” said in a French accent by Canada yesterday to me in English class.  I … Continue reading

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Food

“My father makes good soup.  But this soup is best!” Canada beamed as she microwaved her day 2 bowl of chicken/rice soup. I have to say, the girls are good for my self esteem, cooking wise anyway. Today I made … Continue reading

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Volleyball

So how awesome is it that Russia tipped a game-winning point over the net in her first volleyball match?  Granted our team was handily in the lead, but still.  Even more awesome was her fist-pumping bounce to the back of … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake

One of my co-workers asked today if our grocery budget had doubled or more due to Canada and Russia’s presence.  It has–mostly because the girls love fresh fruit and vegetables.  So while checking out at the grocery store causes me … Continue reading

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A Good Day

So tonight we celebrated my grandparents’ 65th anniversary.  In July my grandfather mentioned this momentous occasion, and he never volunteers this type of information, so I knew a gathering was in order.  We had a nice family dinner followed by … Continue reading

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