Archive for January, 2008

Monday, January 28th, 2008

gas issues and cuteness

Today brought a small drama. For the past couple of days I’ve noticed a rotten egg smell in the basement which I know can mean that I was smelling natural gas. Rather than wait until something terrible happened, I decided to have the gas company come take a look. Sure enough, we had ourselves a […]

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

man cold

Since 4:30 p.m. today, this is what I’ve been dealing with: Mike informed me on his way home from work that he was sick. Upon his arrival home he almost immediately made a beeline for bed. I couldn’t even coax him to make an appearance for dinner, a dinner made especially for him–grilled cheese sandwiches […]

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

oh, christmas tree

Once again, we visited the Washington D.C. Temple for the wonderful Christmas light display and the musical performance. The evening we chose featured a bell choir. The music was delightful. It was quite interesting to see all those bells and the different ways they were played. Somehow I ended up sitting with both girls with […]

Monday, January 14th, 2008


Last night we finally got around to taking down all the Christmas decorations (on…cough… January 13th…cough). The saddest part for me was removing all the holiday cards because I really feel like our friends and family are close by when I see all those pictures and Christmas wishes. Part of being in the Navy is […]

Friday, January 11th, 2008


Last night Mimi took a huge step and tinkled a teensy bit on the big potty. We were out for dinner, and I was taking Annie to the potty. Mimi declared that she, too, had to go potty. Of course, I was willing to let her have a go at it. She and I were […]