I don't have much to say today. It's just been so long since I've even looked at this blog. And I thought I'd poke around and maybe change a few things...
Well, I waited too, too, TOO long and blogger changed the templates so I'll have to start over. That could be a good thing.
There have been so many changes since I last posted here. We have moved to a new house in Sandy, Oregon. Whether you call it a money pit, a work in progress, a mistake or a dream house (it's all of the above to me), it has been a wonderful, stressful change.
... want to play video games all day! Well at least my kids do! But once I can get them outside they are likely to be out for hours with neighborhood friends, riding bikes, digging (Sorry! not anymore, the dirt pile's closed), or looking for worms and slugs to feed the chickies.
Ethan's cactus is 3 years old now. Isn't that bloom amazing? And the photo ... by Ethan, age 10!
Aeryn's daisy. This flower is quite a diva - hugely dramatic wilting, bring on the water, and then it perks right up. Kind of like Aeryn sometimes, being one of the few girls in the neighborhood is not so easy.
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