Monthly Archives: September 2014

Day 266: Ration

There’s no denying it: we waste food. I enjoy cooking, and I enjoy family meals. But I am guilty of cooking more than my family will eat in one sitting. Maybe it’s because I’m afraid of not having enough at … Continue reading

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Day 265: Barefoot

My oldest child refuses to believe that “to snowshoe” is a verb. I’ll have to wait another 90 days or so to see if I have the opportunity to use that particular verb, but for today, with a tip of … Continue reading

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Day 264: Limit

It’s been a good day, but as the hours have worn on, I’ve noticed myself becoming less patient, more irritable, and in general, less fun to be around. I think the reason is pretty simple–I’m tired. And as I’ve noted … Continue reading

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Day 263: Change

I forgot to take the picture before the sun set today, so you are just going to have to believe me: one of the trees in our front is starting to change colors. I’ve noticed other trees starting to change, … Continue reading

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Day 262: Consolidate

Some days it’s all about the little victories. I seem to be gaining back the initiative to dig into the last of those boxes from the move. Our master bathroom is the worst right now. I ended up leaving the … Continue reading

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Day 261: Select

Tonight, my youngest asked if we could make cupcakes for dessert. That request sent me down to the basement to retrieve the last of the unpacked kitchen boxes. I dragged the box upstairs and started to pull out stuff in … Continue reading

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Day 260: Surrender

So I’ve had that old Cheap Trick song stuck in my head today. I never like going into too many details when they don’t seem relevant, and I think today is one of those instances. All that I really need … Continue reading

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