Let’s play catch-up!

Well, since last November, a lot has happened. We moved in late September from my in-laws’ house to a daylight basement apartment about an hour away. Bonus: it has a huge, huge yard for the kids to gallivant in and for me to have a garden. A real life garden! And not in pots! We…

Aaaaahhh….

Can you hear that?  That is the sound of the end of a semester.  The exams are done, the prayers over the tests and papers have been said, and you’re just waiting for grades.  I’m feeling particularly relaxed about the end of this semester because I have decided what I’m going to do with my…

But all I wanted was world domination!

It was bad enough I had to battle bitter winds to get to the McKay library.  I clung to myself and kept my eyes on that set of doors.  They promised a warm and windless sanctuary; if I could ever get to them.  These gusts were strong enough to pick up a small child, not…

My Kingdom for a Garden!

In Idaho, winter seems to linger twice as long.  It must like our small mountains and windswept plains.  It certainly enjoys gnawing at the edges of our coats (and sanity) with dull, aching cold.  Each snowfall sits atop the last, creating layers of crystalline snow and crisp ice that refuse to completely melt until June….