Catching Up: Our Days

This week started with a holiday … unfortunately, Daniel had to labor on Labor Day, but since we are thankful that he even has a job, it was really ok (plus he gets holiday pay!).   He did just work an 8 hour shift instead of a 10 hour one … and we were able to go to new friends’ cookout for dinner. 

During the day, the kids and I ventured out to a local park to enjoy the gorgeous weather outside!  And Annie-Belle fell off a cliff:

 

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Actually, she was fine, just playing around in the creek bed!

 

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So, my son Drew will be 15 years old soon (where does the time go?!), and he thinks he should be getting a learners’ permit any time now. 

I did let him drive just a few feet on a very secluded street near our house.  It was … ummmm … interesting.  I remember NOT having that “feel” for the brakes and gas pedal, but feeling the exhilaration of DRIVING!  Good times, good times. 

 

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MiMi continues to better understand the school schedule and the rules of K3 … Today the class learned the most important classroom rule:  “The best time to obey is RIGHT AWAY.”  Hmm, there is probably a deeper lesson in that for all of us?!!   Or maybe just for me … I am often a very reluctant “obeyee” and suffer the consequences of my delay more often than I should if I’d just submit to what I know is right immediately instead of doubting, trying to reason, excuse or justify things out too long, or just flat out refusing to obey!  Stubborn much?! 

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MiMi has also completely figured out how to manipulate my phone … to include the camera feature (she has also posted pictures to Instagram and invited people to play Words with Friends!).  Here’s a portrait she took of me … since I rarely document my own appearance.  I really do exist:

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PS  Say a prayer about our house in Missouri.  Another couple has applied to rent it … their credit report is good, they are gainfully employed, and now we wait to see if things work out between us and them! 

 

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3 Responses to Catching Up: Our Days

  1. babstig says:

    Great picture of you!!

    Sent from my iPad

  2. Tanya says:

    Very nice pic of you! If it weren’t for my kids I would never have my picture made either. ;o)

  3. melanie says:

    Yay! for potential renters! … and a techie 3yo. ;o

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