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From the Archives: February

Previous Furore and Frenzy posts from the month of February.

Frebruary 2007

Maxwell Simon: A post dedicated to Max on the occasion of his first birthday.

Let the Festivities Begin: We host our first family event in our new house

No Infants in This House! : I lament over the dismissal of our infant carrier from daycare

A Generation of Bored: Why are kids ALWAYS bored? Who’s to blame?

A Tribute to Aurora: A reflection on a friend I haven’t seen in a decade

Oblivious to the Universe: A rant about people that don’t notice the world around them

February 2008

Why I Love February: A simple checklist of all the reasons I love the month. This year I’m not so sure I love it.

Happy Birthday Maxwell Simon!: A tribute to Max on his 2nd birthday

For Once There’s A Happy Ending: A retelling of a local accident and some local students who saved the day.

Falling Off The Road: I recount our adventure when our car goes off the road on a trip to my mother’s house.

Enjoy That Daylight While It Lasts: I rant about daylight savings time arriving much to early in my opinion.

Papa Will You Get the Moon For Me?: A reflection on viewing the lunar eclipse, miscarriage, and parenting.

A Plague Upon My House: The flu takes over our house and our lives.

What Will You Do With Your X-tra Day?: Believe it or not, there is actually some controversy involving Leap Year. What do you think?

From the Blogging Archives: September

I Miss My Pends: I learn that Cat’s moping is because all of her ‘pends have started school and left her behind.

A Bundle of Nerves: Chuck goes through the interview process for a new job and I realize how hard it is to stand on the sideline and watch how I would do it differently.

The Resurrection of the Beast: My VW Beetle having sitting dead on the lawn for an extended period is finally resurrected

Happy Grandparent’s Day: A post celebrating all of the grandparents in my life

Hey! We’re On a Roll!: Our photo is featured as the Parentdish Image of the Day

Things Cat Can Do: I’m truly amazed by how Cat is tranformed from a 2 year old into a 3 year old. It seems so long ago now!

An Introduction to Death: We attend the funeral of Chuck’s great grandmother with the kids and I describe Cat’s impressions of the funeral and struggle to answer her questions about death.

Is My Career Worth It?: After a busy first month at school and the start of a new job by Chuck we discover that the kids are in need of more of our attention and I wonder if my career is really worth giving up my time with my family.

From the Flickr Archives: August

Here’s some photos from the Flickr archives. I just love Flickr and the way it organizes photos. It’s our goal to someday have ALL of our photos scanned into Flickr. It must be the librarian in me that loves everything neatly cataloged.

Baby Catherine & Pennie. Lake Titus. August 2005
Baby Catherine & Pennie. Lake Titus. August 2005
Beautiful Pink Clouds over Lake Titus. August 2005.
Beautiful Pink Clouds over Lake Titus. August 2005.
All set for the water! August 2005.
All set for the water! August 2005.
Making Homemade Ice Cream with Grandma. August 2006.
Making Homemade Ice Cream with Grandma. August 2006.
Sleepy Baby Maxwell. August 2006.
Sleepy Baby Maxwell. August 2006.
Go Speed Racer! August 2006.
Go Speed Racer! August 2006.
Lil Gardner. August 2006.
Lil Gardner. August 2006.
My Mothers Day Sunflower Grown from Seeds from the Kids. August 2006.
My Mother's Day Sunflower Grown from Seeds from the Kids. August 2006.
Max and Sisters Hat
Max and Sister's Hat. August 2006.
Sitting Up! August 2006.
Sitting Up! August 2006.
Our Friends Devo & Meredith at their Pirate Wedding Reception. August 2006.
Our Friend's Devo & Meredith at their Pirate Wedding Reception. August 2006.
Our friend Damist & her Dad dance the Father-Daughter Dance. August 2006.
Our friend Damist & her Dad dance the Father-Daughter Dance. August 2006.
A Papa is a Great Place to Sleep. August 2006.
A Papa is a Great Place to Sleep. August 2006.
Bompa helps James get the hook out of his fish. August 2007.
Bompa helps James get the hook out of his fish. August 2007.
The Girls Look On as Their Brother Fishes. August 2007.
The Girls Look On as Their Brother Fishes. August 2007.
Fixing the Sink. August 2007.
Fixing the Sink. August 2007.
Reading Stories with the Ruedins. August 2007.
Reading Stories with the Ruedins. August 2007.
Cutie! August 2007.
Cutie! August 2007.
Catherine. August 2007.
Catherine. August 2007.
All the Nieces and Nephews Together. August 2007.
All the Nieces and Nephews Together. August 2007.
New Dishwasher!! August 2007.
New Dishwasher!! August 2007.