well he hates dirt, but he loves to pick it up.
at any rate, the dirt in question must be promptly removed from his sight at once. he makes sure of it. might i add that our house is usually pretty clean, in fact the entire house was vacuumed just last night...
but as usual, mealtime brings crumbs a-plenty...and on this particular morning, breakfast brought an accidental ceramic plate crashing to the floor and shattering into 1,000 pieces.
then comes lunch.
finally, foster has eaten and is playing contently with his new 18-wheeler trucks.
rowan is sleeping soundly.
i happily take the time to make a scrumptious and healthy salad...complete with my all-time favorite toppings: almond slivers, grilled chicken and these delicious lightly salted tortilla strips (which are the best thing ever invented second only to cheese curls).
as i am cherishing the last few bites of my delectable salad...slowly devouring each morsel as i have a few moments to email and eat in relative peace and quiet (ever the multi-tasker)...
i hear out of the corner of my ear: "yuck" followed by silence.
before i realize what has transpired, i hear a small, yet distinctive "ding!"
ah, yes. a little piece of ceramic dives into the depths of the leafy greens, completely undetectable. no amount of searching will provides it's sharp and un-edible location.
alas, no time to craft another.
no time to eat anything else for lunch.
the remainder of the day calls.
i'll try later...after i vacuum again :)
kendall creepily peeking
a night of potluck
kesh's nobel-prize worthy 2x potatoes
"who, what, where?"
cherishing the wards
now that time seems short...
we look back:
the past 5 have been the best of our lives
the next 5 will look different
but our family of friends remains...
to reunite aboard our dream cruise
any chance we will all be unpregnant in 2011?
the gang circa 2005 - the week we moved to china
-kendall (3 mo. old)
-still a]waiting on the stork: foster, rowan, kyra, reece, cory, morgan, unborn baby girl witmer and baby ward -wow thats a lot of kids! if only we had known what amazing things the next few years would have in store for all of us!
if you are inside today, you can live vicariously though this video. sun shining. birds chirping. foster going down the slide at warp speed and getting catipulted off at the bottom...
ok, since some of you have asked and you live far away, here is the progress we are making on our very-much-in-need-of-an-extreem-home-makover house. there are still a million things we want to do, but the funds are a bit limited...so we are doing a little bit at a time. hopefully our investment will payoff so we can move into a singe family home in the next 2 years.
needless to say, my clinto has been working very hard...so this is also my clinto brag book :) what a great hubby i have!
during:after: (p.s. the black dishwasher is going to be gone soon...avert your eyes) we really want to completly redo this kitchen with all new cabinets and appliances. maybe next year :)
1st floor bath:
before: believe it or not, this was the floor in the closet behind the shower!!! so gross!
our current project - the boys playroom/our workout room
(and yes, that is a saw in the middle of our house! welcome to our construction zone!)