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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

company and stillness


Company is coming for dinner and I told Wesley he needed to pick up all the toys he dutifully dumped out all over the livingroom.
"How come?" he asked.
"Because," I said, "we don't just want toys lying all over the place."
"But Mommy, the toys can be real still."

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

A bee sting, we think


So we may need to carry an eppi pen with us now, but we still aren't sure it was a bee.


This is about 10 minutes after the hospital staff administered benadryl and steriods. Wesley is a lot stronger now.

Monday, July 6, 2009

a grouch, I guess


I am pretty sure that every day this summer I have worn my hair up in a ponytail. So this morning I decided to try to get my hair decent-looking enough to wear down. Upon completion I asked my daughter if she noticed anything different about me. She paused for a minute and then said in question form, "Um, you're happy?"