Monday, August 12, 2013

the quotidian (8.12.13)

Quotidian: daily, usual or customary;
everyday; ordinary; commonplace


Good, but not great: chocolate cookies


She made bread.


Hard at work: the artists.


Our house: from the sketchbook of the lead artist.



Lazy: the plan is to sleep under all the folded-up blankets 
so as to eliminate making the bed in the morning. 
It never works.


Dresser drawer beds (for rest time): because a regular bed is too boring.


My older son reading a Nicholas Flamel book to the youngers.
Because...after I took a whole bunch of movie minutes away for bad behavior,
I told them they could earn them back by being exceptionally kind to each other.


A cut-up foam mattress: what to use when there is no saddle.



Our new country reps (that's MCC lingo for our in-country bosses) came to visit! 
They have little girls!


My phone's been bugged.
(My younger daughter carries it around on her shirt
—its prickly legs make it stick like a bur—and calls it her pet.)
(Don't worry. It's dead.)

5 comments:

  1. Oh, goodness. That bug is gross! And here my mother complained all weekend because my house seems to be invaded by crickets. I'm going to show her this!
    ~FringeGirl

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  2. That bug is GROSS! It's practically as big as a cell phone! Ick! But the cookies look really good.

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  3. It's only right that exceptional kindness be rewarded. Q.

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  4. What a great method to reward good behavior. You are a good mama!

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  5. Great post of the *everyday* that doesn't look very *everyday* to me! What memories you are creating...some I am sure you will one day look back on with fondness...some, I am sure you will want to forget. But, all of them are treasures. :)

    Blessings to you!
    Camille

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