Monday, March 12, 2012

the quotidian (3.12.12)

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

*this makes me want another baby like you wouldn't believe
*five tries and I finally got it right!
*I do believe I am addicted to this tea: I drink it morning, noon, and night, and always in that blue mug
*sometimes you just have to scale back your expectations and make do
*sick: so far no one else has been stricken, so I'm hoping (fingers crossed, knock on wood) it was just a fluke (updated: another kid is down, darn)
*she tied him up: I guess one dog isn't enough?
*a friend gifted me this hot pad several years ago and I use it all the time (that's 100% whole grain cornbread you see in the skillet)
*"I want to learn to do the x-es," he begged, so I gave him a lesson in multiplication and, much to my surprise, he got it
*Sunday afternoon pile-up
*the chickens have finally started laying and now we're drowning in eggs (I'm not complaining)

This same time, years previous: authentic German soft pretzels, now, my baby in the hospital, blondies, dunging out, my wizard mom, what I did today, the Auntie Anne's saga, creamy potato soup with bacon and boiled eggs, meatballs


  1. is your big girl sewing something in that pile-up photo? I'm interested in her sewing endeavors!

    And that skillet hotpad: I should get/make one of those considering how much I use my skillets.

    1. I think she was just getting ready to fold up her church clothes and put them away. Though there's a chance she was pulling out a lingering gathering thread...

      The skillet hot pad is amazing. It's hard to believe I didn't have one until recently.

  2. What's that brown stuff that you finally got right after five tries?! Looks rawther tasty...

    1. Brownies! You'd think it wouldn't be that complicated...

  3. Piling on top of Dad, Oh how familiar that looks!, good times!