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Weekly Report

The first week of the Christmas season is upon us.  We have entered the seasons of concert, Christmas parties, endless shopping (if there was money), and excitement. However, the calendar says that our chaos should not begin just yet.  Our first week should be a simple week.  For being a simple week in December it has been an eventful one.  It's rather crazy!

I reported last week that Lilli fell off Hannah's bunk bed.  We went to Urgent Care on Sunday and the NP took x-rays and decided that the most likely injury was a crack in the scapliod bone just under the thumb, although she didn't see anything on the x-ray.  She did send us home with a fiberglass splint (fiberglass formed thing from her thumb to her elbow that is held on with an ace bandage).

Well... the NP was wrong.

We followed directions.  We iced.  We gave her Ibuprofen. I even let her out of school since the splint thing didn't allow her to hold a pencil. But her pain increased.  On Wednesday her hand was s…

Weekly Report

This past week was lots of fun!  Kimber, Ben and Ray came to visit!  Ben is super silly.  He can do lots of things now that he didn't do when the moved away.  He says lots of new words.  He climbs everything.  He can control a remote control car.  He can eat an apple a day.  He really likes Curious George.  He loves to play with Lilli... not not so much with the rest of us.

They all arrived on Wednesday night and stayed through Sunday afternoon.

We had spent most of the day making pies and cleaning up rooms to switch people around.


Thursday was spent cooking food and cleaning up messes before the BIG dinner in the late afternoon...  and Kimber, Ben and Ray went over to the Jessops' house for hair cuts.  Ben was not impressed with hair cuts.

 John was a big help.  I needed it.  For some reason my neck and shoulders seized up.  I could hardly move.  He worked like a champ and got the turkey in the oven and the potatoes peeled.  Hannah helped make the deviled eggs.  We made a t…