Books, sweet books

Books, sweet books

The other night I dreamed that we walked into the new house, and they’d painted every single room beige. I was distraught, crying “Why? We were going to buy it anyway!” Today I started packing my books. Besides china and extra blankets, they’re...
Spring Break

Spring Break

It started off well, with gorgeous weather, a trip to the park, family walks, and baseball in the yard. And then, this morning my CPH cold had turned into a sinus infection, and all our fun break plans went out the window when instead I had to drug myself with...

It’s all over.

So far this month, we have had Preschool Tree-Trimming Party and Concert Three kids’ birthday parties One grownup birthday party UT graduation/open house LWML cookie exchange Kate’s piano recital/party Campus ministry party K-8 Christmas Concert After...
Wine tasting

Wine tasting

Every year, Derek and I donate a wine tasting to the school auction. The first year I was totally nervous about how it would go off. A wine tasting? Half our students are Baptist. Luckily, the Lutherans stepped up and started a bidding war, and it’s been a...
Oh, the excess.

Oh, the excess.

So. I don’t want to sound like a whiner, because I’m in Champagne! Drinking Champagne! Tromping through Champagne vineyards, during harvest, visiting with winemakers who have a billion more important things to do, and learning so much. It’s nothing...