Category: Weekends

A slow start to Monday…

We woke this morning to find out that the schools were delayed two hours. Ostensibly the reason is ice. I also got a call about something else being canceled, the person being sick. Perhaps. I have my suspicions. But at least the widespread cancelations, delays, etc. extended to my husband's jury duty. He was called for service today, but learned he did not hav… read more »

Fly, Eagles, fly… (weekend report)

I started writing this post while sitting at our local karate studio on Saturday as two of my kids took classes. I had a book I was reading on my Kindle app, but shockingly neither child remembered to bring something to do to occupy him/herself during the other child's lesson, so both of them watched videos on my phone. Fortunately, I remembered to bring my lapto… read more »

Another one of those December weekends

It is 9:30 on Sunday night, and one kid is still doing his homework. Not because he had a lot, but because he forgot about it until approximately 8:45. Anyway, it's been another full weekend. A few highlights: A Friday afternoon run in the snow. I really dislike the treadmill, so if it's possible to run outside, I'm seizing the opportunity. On Friday, that meant… read more »

Weekend: Bach, raingutter regatta, snow

We got our first snowstorm of the season this weekend. As snowstorms go, this one was pretty good. It hit on a Saturday, so there wasn't the fuss of school being canceled. It never got too cold, we only had a few inches and the next day was into the high 30s so most of the roads are clear. My 2-year-old was quite taken with the snow, so I spent a lot of time outside with hi… read more »

A tale of two weekends

This weekend had its ups and downs. On the positive side, we did some fun holiday stuff, such as reading book selections from the literary Advent calendar. This included the Grinch, and I always love the Grinch. Even better, my 8-year-old decided to read the Grinch aloud to everyone! And the 10-year-old read The Night Before The Night Before Christmas. They a… read more »