please do not be deceived. there has been a lot of grumpiness here. a lot. and days slipping by with many things undone. but joy too. we’re eager for advent to begin. eager for the food at the farm tomorrow.
eliza found this picture and said, “oh, just like our house.” really?!?!?!??! i like the dirty fingernails contrasting the “perfection.”
we have a couple big puzzles out which has been surprisingly successful (given a 3 year old in the house). this thrifted one is hilarious to me. and wrong.
may we all experience the kind of care exhibited here: i imagine an old grandma writing the numbers on each piece after the first completion!
we’ve been remembering how to play checkers and then read instructions to learn how to play chess. we didn’t realize that daddy already knows how, so watch out.
for one of micah’s homework assignments last week he was to make a list of things he was thankful for. naomi and i were sitting with him and i think were both surprised when he started. we expected indiana jones and star wars, guns and pocket knives, candy and pop. instead:
when naomi asked if he was going to write our names down, he looked a bit confused and said, “no! i don’t have to, you live here!”
may it always be so…loved and thanked for simply living together.