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The Latest Scoop

I realize I have been remiss in keeping people informed about the whole potential job thing. Well here’s the deal. This morning I will start my new job as a part time administrative assistant for the preschool and children’s ministry at Christ’s Church of the Valley. I.AM.SO.EXCITED! Forget the actual job – I’m just thrilled…

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The Whole Work Thing

Nearly 14 years ago when Todd and I decided to take the leap of faith and have me quit work it was a scary, scary thing. Taylor was three and Katie was a baby and financially it probably wasn’t the smartest thing to do. It was the exact right thing to do for the family,…

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The Week in Review

It doesn’t seem like much has been going on and yet I have lots to share. And I know how much you all are dying to know the happenings of my life. *snort* UPDATE ON TODD Hearken back to Monday’s post where I mentioned Todd’s virtual forehead tattoo which says If It Can Go Wrong…

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A Change in the Air

Our family, or at least our marriage, is about to take on a new dimension. Todd begins work with a new company next week. It will require a bit of travel – maybe a little more than he travels now only more spread out instead of two or three weeks every quarter. The real difference…

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A VERSE, etc., and It’s Over

Yesterday was my last day at school. No, really. I know I’ve said that before, but this time I really mean it. The third and last week of preschool camp is finished, finito, Beendet, terminado, fini, afgewerkt, acabado, avsluttet, законченный. So in celebration I offer today’s verse. Rejoice in that day and leap for joy,…

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And It’s Over…

Today was the last day of Dinosaur Camp and what a week it’s been. This was the first camp of it’s kind at our church/preschool and it was a screaming success! It was well thought out and organized and the kids have had the best time. There were four centers: crafts, games, snack, circle. I…

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No Time To Say Hello, Goodbye!

Right now there are four blobs of coffee dough with little plastic dinosaurs hidden in the middle cooking slowly in my oven. On my counter is a gallon ziplock with brown homemade playdough that looks an awful lot like poo. Also on my counter is a glass jar filled with vinegar and two hardboiled eggs…

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The End of a Season

I am officially no longer an assistant preschool teacher. As I’ve said many times, my gifts lie elsewhere very far away from child care or teaching young children. Now that doesn’t mean I don’t love them and two to three-year-olds are pretty adorable. When they’re being adorable. And frankly, even when they’re not being adorable…

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Hasta, Sayonara, Ciao, Later…

First things first, though. Here is the infamous Taylor’s First Day on the Job picture: Now on to the business at hand. I will not be around for the next week. Tomorrow I’m leaving on a jet plane. Don’t know when I’ll be back again. Oh wait. Yes I do. I’ll be back next Tuesday.…

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They’re Coming To Take Me Away…

Katie and I were eating ice cream cones the other day while discussing good nutrition. She said she was going to work the ice cream off in gym the next day. I said I was going to work it off in bed that night MEANING IN MY DREAMS. The kids started laughing and Todd snapped…

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