Happy Halloween

Or, as they piously call it around here, Fall Festival, because Halloween is “the work of Satan,” you know. 🙂

We just returned from trick-or-treating, which Elizabeth absolutely loved. She kept saying, “Halloween is so much fun!” And now we’re all recovering from the hike around the neighborhood. Well, that plus our activities earlier today.

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Diary, 2009/10/28

We had a “Fall Festival” party at Elizabeth’s daycare/preschool tonight (called that because some parents don’t like Halloween). Elizabeth went dressed up in her Minnie Mouse costume. She was very cute. But then, she’s cute no matter how she’s dressed. 🙂 They had a “magic” show that was cute, but I’ve seen better. 🙂 Actually, Elizabeth really enj Continue reading Diary, 2009/10/28

Down by the creek

Elizabeth and I went down to the creek this cold fall morning. With all the recent rain, Indian and Mill Creeks both had a lot of rushing water. We walked along the edge of Mill Creek. Usually, we stick to the closer Indian Creek. Elizabeth went as far as she could (or wanted to), then I had to carry her. At one point while carrying her, I slipped Continue reading Down by the creek

Diary, 2009/10/15

Two weeks shy of my birthday and I’m still looking for a job. I don’t know why. I never really fit in at these corporate soul-sucking places. Oh that’s right, I need to pay the mortgage, daycare, grocery bill, utilities, car payment and its insurance. And don’t forget the exorbitant health care premiums. You ever tried buying health insurance when Continue reading Diary, 2009/10/15