Saturday, November 22, 2008

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year....

This first real bite of winter gave me the Christmas itch. I pulled out my decorations (and went and bought more, of course) and started to turn my house into my own little wonderland. I bought Santa hats for the kids along with some pipe cleaners and beads to make ornaments. The kids loved it~ well, at least Patti did.... Cal soon lost interest once Daddy started to light a fire in the fireplace.
Cal's ornament had about 15 beads.....

Patti made about 6 ornaments... she would have made more, but we ran out of beads.

Cal was willing to try to make another one, but you can see that he soon found a better use for his pipe cleaner.

Friday, November 21, 2008

Patti update

Are you ever this happy at 6 am? Well, if you have some chocolate milk and are watching Little Einsteins, you might be :)
So, we went to the doc yesterday. He checked her out and her ears were questionable.... starting to get a little funky. Both eyes were hurting and her throat was really raw. Her nose is all stopped up (no drainage at all... yet). So, we are on antibiotics. She is still waking up a few times a night. This morning, she got up at 5:30 and was really upset because she couldn't breathe out of her nose and her eyes were crusty. I'd be pretty frustrated too. Daniel went to get her and tried to put her in bed with me. Thanks. She fussed and cried... Daddy wasn't too nurturing, so Mommy had to take over. We just got up and took some medicine.... by then all three of us were pretty much wide awake. Correction.... as I type this, Cal just came and crawled into my lap. It's not even 6:15 am yet. Can you say NAP?

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Just catching up.... a little.

Oohhh, it drives me nuts when I go back and re-read something I posted and realized that I've misspelled a word! Ah! I need to be more careful. If you didn't notice it, or if you did, just go about your business and don't try to go find it because I already fixed it.

Anyway, I know I haven't updated in a while, so here's my best attempt.

The baby has been growing.... my belly is definitely proof of that. I'm about 15 weeks. My next appointment is next Wednesday. I can't tell you how much I look forward to my appointments... because I get to hear the heartbeat. Such a relief. It's hard when you are so early and can't feel the baby just want to make sure that everything is okay.

Patti's been sick. She started running a fever yesterday. When she woke up from nap, her eye was.... well, it looked like she sneezed out of it. Poor baby... she panicked when she couldn't see. She started running a higher temp so I called the doctor. She has an appointment today at 11:00. I'm hoping that Cal doesn't get it. She fell asleep yesterday in our desk chair. Cute, but uncomfortable. I moved her to our bed after the photo shoot. I'll post more pictures of Patti when she feels better.

Cal's just been Cal. He's always cracking us up about something. Here's his latest....

He was Superman for Halloween. Evidently, he really enjoyed being Superman. He dresses up in his costume at least once a day (by the way, that thing is a pain to get on).

Now, he's obsessed with these Spiderman pj's we got as a hand-me-down. The other day (while I was at Bunko), Daniel told him that it was too cold to sleep in shorts and put some helicopter camo pj bottoms on him. Cal thought it was the end of the world, so Daniel put the shorts on over. He didn't like it at first, but since Daddy did it, it's part of the entire outfit. He has to have the helicopter pants under his shorts all the time now. Daniel took him to pick up donuts in this outfit -- imagine some blue bug rubber boots too. And, they ran into some friends of ours. Sigh.

Cal's holding his "sword".... really it's a big slice of plastic honeydew melon.

The other day, Cal was rubbing Daniel's unshaven face and said, "What is that Daddy... cactus?"

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Okay, this is the end of the craziness.... I promise.

Daniel was getting ready to go to dinner with all the guys he works with. Cal asked him where he was going, and of course Daniel replied, "Crazy."

So, after Daniel left, Cal asked, "Did Daddy go crazy Mommy?"

Yes Cal..... your Daddy's definitely gone crazy..... and I'll be joining him very soon.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Conversation between Cal and Daniel this morning:

C: "Where are you going Daddy?"

D: "Crazy."

C: "I want to go with you crazy!"