Saturday, December 02, 2006


Haven't felt much like blogging lately so I haven't been here but I miss it and now I'm back!!!

Updates - We had a very nice Thanksgiving. The kids have been sick trading off a quickie stomach bug and some kind of upper respiratory infection. They are all coughing like crazy and I am running out of Lysol. Christmas is right around the corner and we are trying to prepare for it!

Tonight after an early dinner we are going to pick out our tree!!! After it is all ready to go I will post a picture. The boys are excited. We will trim the tree using our yearly tradition of watching National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation and having chocolate chip cookies and egg nog. I can't stand that movie but we have done that since before we had all of the kids so it has continued and the boys love the movie as much as their Dad, who if I let him loose could be Clark Griswald's twin when it came to decorating for Christmas!

One little tidbit of WONDERFUL news regarding Jake - next week his class has a school play which normally would not be considered for him, but they managed to get him not only onto the stage in the auditorium but also to stand there in a group and sing some of the songs using noise busters which are these huge ear phones with a gel in them that reduces surrounding noise by 20 decibels. It made it bearable enough to get him up there! So HOPEFULLY, Jake will make it through the play so we can see him next week! I'm very excited since I really thought this would almost never be something possible for him.

That's all for now. I hear Matthew from his crib waking up so time to start the day.

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