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Mid-February, almost - The kids have been laying on the guilt. Every so often, L will say, "Remember when Mom used to blog every day? I miss those days." And this afternoon, when I said I hadn't posted, L&K sighed in unison. The...

Yet another reason why I don't love summer - I had to drive the girls and a couple of other kids this morning because their usual ride was sick. I only had about an hour's sleep and half an hour's notice so that was fun. When I went to...

Steamy - I was really enjoying the summer weather until today. I slept through the storm we had this morning (and the fire siren too) but everybody tells me it was loud. After I got up, I opened the window in my...

Not a snow day - The kids were not happy, especially L. I believe the word she used was "pissed". The power went out somewhere between 10 and 10:30am and didn't come back on until shortly after noon. I had to shower in the dark....

King Leary by Paul Quarrington (and other stuff) - Given how much I disliked the book at the beginning, I was surprised by how much I cared at the end and how affected I was. Full review: King Leary by Paul Quarrington This book was my choice for...

Environment Canada - Generally, I'm pretty cool about the weather. It happens, there's not much we can do about it, so why obsess? But with the spectacular thunderstorms last night and again this morning and all the tornado watches/warnings, I can't stop reloading...

Baseball and thunderstorms - I went to my oldest daughter's baseball game tonight. Last inning, the home team is up to bat, our girls are out in field, there's one out, and a huge thunderstorm is rolling in. Our coach asks the umpire to...