Project 366: Day 261 Words about Walter

Day 261, the day I combine many words (over 1,000) with the picture.

Rob was out of town last week, from Sunday through Friday. When he returned home, I milked his presence, and I let the boys soak up time with their Dad. On Sunday, after church, I took a nice long nap, while Rob did his thing, and the boys did their thing. Continue reading

Project 366: Day 260 The squeaky wheel gets the picture

This was not the picture I planned on posting today. I was going to pull from my collection of Amherst Shore pictures taken over the summer. You know, share a picture that oozes peace, beauty, and quiet. After all, today – in my world – is Sunday. This is my day of rest. And, I did rest. I took a nice and long nap.

Now? Well, now I am trying to catch up on blog posts. Alas, my youngest has other plans. He’s hoovering. He’s questioning. He’s staring. Hence, he’s the subject of the day.

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Project 366: Day 259 Birthday Girl

Today we celebrated our friend Tessa’s 2nd birthday. Tessa is a special friend of our family, because I was her ‘nighttime nanny’ during her first few months of life.

During the nighttime hours, I tended to Tessa’s needs, while her parents tended to the needs of her older sister. Her sister didn’t have many needs, so really Tessa’s parents tended to their sleep needs.

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Project 366: Day 258 Buddies

I am getting this picture posted just under the “Day 258″ wire. After school, the boys and I went to the park with friends. Playing at the park led to an invitation to continue playing and eat supper at a friend’s house, which led to a late departure for home and a late return home. What a wonderful afternoon and evening these buddies had together.

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Project 366: Day 256 A Mother’s Pride

Joe is a smart kid. Only 7yrs old, the kid already knows his strengths and weaknesses. Last night, I shared our dinner conversation with my Facebook friends.

The boys and I were talking about races, and each one thought about which races they could win. Joe said, “Oh, I could win a running race easy, if I were running against toddlers. And, I could so win a biking race against toddlers on tricycles.”

The best part about Joe’s comments (which I did not include on Facebook) is the fact the training wheels are still on his bicycle. He knows his limits, and he sets up his challenges accordingly.

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