In early August, the little red hens finally began laying. Pickens (Petra’s chicken) was the first. Petra was so excited, she danced all over the place with the egg (thus […]
JC’s cousin and his wife have two grown children and three little ones. How they do it, I do not understand. But, anyway, we always enjoy visiting with them. Silas […]
If I have posted this Petra picture previously, I can’t find it. Forgive me if it’s a duplicate.
The imaginative play thing has come on strong this summer. Petra has recently moved beyond simply joining Silas in what he’s playing, but also is creating on her own and […]
The other day at rehearsal, Silas was running around on the stage while I was talking to an actor. As Silas ran past, the actor, a 16-year-old boy (and, I […]
I like baby chicks. I wish Dabby’s chicks had lived. Did you have a dream last night? I dreamed that I was standing guard in the chicken pen when the […]
We were talking about “long names” (full names) the other day, and I asked Petra about a few different people, and whether she knew their “long names.” She knew Silas’ right off–I’m […]
Pointing to a small, straight scratch. I have a haircut, Mama. On my finger.
I just…can’t get my mind around Silas being 4. In some ways, it seems like he’s been “almost 4” for a long time. He’s such a bright guy, I sometimes […]
Petra is supposed to be a flower girl next month, and I’m working on her outfit. Rather than make a muslin out of scrap fabric, I decided to make something […]