Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Busy week

Started a new job this week. So far doing lots of reading....new policies and procedures. Fun, huh? I'm enjoying the new environment and meeting new people though. Looking forward to making a contribution. The beginning assimilation time is kind of awkward for all.

It's lunchtime now so I thought I'd blog a bit.

On the grandchild front, a couple of antequdotes: Jason and Annie had a nice garden this summer with a home-made scarecrow named "Sanchez". Last Sunday when they picked Blaise up from Sunday School they had been coloring scare crows for fall and Blaise kept calling his, "Sanchez". Bet the teachers had some questions about that. :)

Caleb and Charlie stayed came to visit us last week but unfortuately, Charlie was sick with a stomach bug the whole week. Eli came down with it too. Good news, they are all doing well now.

News flash, Anna Grace (Aggie) took steps on her own this week so Blaise better watch out. Eli pulled up to cruise around the train table too. Aggie's first birthday is coming up in a few weeks.

We asked Ashley to consider bringing the boys (Jackson and Jase) and coming to live with us for a while. She's praying over that and we are as well. Lots of hurdles to overcome to make that happen. Lots of challenges if it doesn't though. Jackson especially needs more individual attention, which Ashley just can't do working full-time. Thanks for your prayers in this area.

Should be hearing about a new neice or nephew tomorrow. Amber is going in to the hospital in the morning I believe. Wishing her an easy time and a healthy baby.


Sunday, September 27, 2009

Why me?

Here goes....

It was suggested that I should start a blog to share my experiences as a 50-something .... Wife, Mom of five grown children and Grandmommie of 7 (at the moment). My experiences aren't particularly unique or interesting I don't guess but at least this will be an easy way for interested folks to hear about them without too much trouble... and my facebook friends won't be bored with all of the details.

Frequent subjects will most likely be my husband of 32 years, Mike, and our five adult children: 0ur son Jason and his wife Annie and their two children, Blaise who is 2.75 and Anna Grace who is almost 1; our daughter Aubrey and her husband Tim Dorsh and their three sons, Caleb who is 4, Charlie who is 2.5 and Eli who is almost 1; our daughter Ashley and her two boys, Jackson who is almost 5 and Jase who is 2; and our sons Josh and John.

That will do for an intro....more to come. :)