Monday, February 24, 2014

the quotidian (2.24.14)

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


At Shannan's bidding, I downloaded FotoSketcher and have been 
turning everything into watercolors ever since.


It's become a compulsion.


I may need an intervention.


Doctor's waiting rooms: I've had more than my normal share this week. 
 This one got bonus points for having a Keurig and real mugs.


The good part of a missed day of work (for my husband) for a medical appointment: he drives while I knit.


Hurtling down the highway to the dental chair, needles, anesthesia, and sore gums.


Minus ten teeth, plus chains.


On a liquid diet for five days and counting.


The rest of us, however, are most certainly not on a liquid diet: blueberry baked French toast.


Butchering the squash.




Weather confusion: a lawnmower turned snowplow with chains, a sled, and a kid in shorts.

8 comments:

  1. Minus ten teeth? Why? That is an awful lot of teeth to have pulled! My mouth hurts just thinking about it.

    Your butternut squash reminds me I should be using more of ours that we still have from our harvest last year.

    Have a great week!

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    1. Nine were baby teeth and one was a permanent one (the one that got shot out by his friend in Guatemala: http://bit.ly/1lgz37n) (you can see the incredible crowding in that photo). Also, they were attaching chains/wires to teeth that are still up in the roof of his mouth to help pull them down.

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  2. Yup - that last picture sure does sum it up, doesn't it? We call it Weather Whiplash, and we've had a lot of it.

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  3. Your entire Quotidian merits comment -- and a chuckle! The water color app is so cool. I can see why it could become obsessive. Oh, and your poor son. So not fun. I hope he is mending well....But your last picture is so funny! I do believe you have five children rather than just the four you claim. Love it all! Thanks for sharing. ~Sherry

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  4. Bless his heart! Are you making endless smoothies? Cream soup? 5 days is a long time to go without chewing.

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    1. He broke his smoothie/applesauce/creamed broccoli soup/ice cream/eggnog fast tonight with meatloaf. He was ecstatic.

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  5. Oh, that second picture of your son after the dental appointment! Poor baby. Good thing he has a mom who knows how to make nutritious liquid meals for him. I well remember the 2-1/2 hour ride home from the big city when our daughter had to go in for the periodic appointments to have her braces adjusted.

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  6. Tell Yo Yo I feel his pain. :( On the other hand, now might be a good time to try out some new ice cream recipes. :)

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