Showing posts from September, 2013


It is Thursday morning. Tomorrow is the beginning of the school holiday. Some of the older boys don’t have school at all, and the rest are out at noon. I’m pretty sure they all go back on October 1 st , but will have to figure that out for certain at some point. On Sunday, a very special man will be turning 36, which I used to think was OLD, but now that I am not so far behind I think it is still pretty young. We have plans to go to church and then out to lunch with friends to celebrate. There will also be some swapping of kids taking place, so Tyson and Jori will either be sleeping over or having a friend sleep over on Sunday night. It is officially hot here. Winter is over and the winter stuff has been packed away. The little ones are now heading out for their morning walk at 8 instead of 9 to try and beat the heat. I’m thinking they’d all have to be up and out of the house before 5 to really beat the heat, but we do what we can.  I can hear Amo talking to Mama Mina in t


It’s Saturday today and a new week starts tomorrow. It is now September! Where does the time go? We have been keeping busy, as always. Last night Darin and I got away for a date night. We had dessert at Tamboti and were able to talk without the distraction of children or a computer. We didn’t stay out late as it is still quite cool here at night and my flip flops and Darin’s shorts were making us both feel a bit too cold to be outside. We are having wonderful summer like weather during the day and the house is actually warming up to the point where I can sit at the computer and type without my fingers feeling frozen and stiff. Hooray. The birds are out early every morning and the scent in the air is heralding that it is SPRING! This morning a group of girls from a nearby University came out to spend some time with the kids. It is always a blessing to have visitors who are willing to get down and dirty, whether it is helping with the kids or helping out around the house. Having all