Blaise Pascal"If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation that He is."
Adlai E. Stevenson"A wise man who stands firm is a statesman. A foolish man who stands firm is a catastrophe."
Helen Gahagan Douglas"Character isn't inherited. One builds it daily by the way one thinks and acts, thought by thought, action by action."
Monthly Archives: February 2012
The first weeks of motherhood were pretty exciting, if I’m remembering correctly. There were, of course, struggles. I desperately wanted to breast feed, but after many weight checks at the pediatrician and what seemed like daily visits to the lactation … Continue reading
Today when I was making my bed I tugged a little too hard on the bedspread and ended up thumping my hand against the wall. (Strange way to begin a blog post, isn’t it?) I said, “Ow. Ouch! OWWWW!” … before … Continue reading
Since my girls were tiny I’ve not been looking forward to the time when their baby teeth would be ready to come out. This may be, partly, because I never enjoyed the process much myself. I wouldn’t hear of anyone … Continue reading
I’ve been a diabetic since 1980. For anyone who’s counting, that’s a long time. And while I so far seem to have escaped the dangers that high sugars present (like blindness and kidney failure, to name a few), I’ve begun … Continue reading
Today I was in Katey’s kindergarten classroom helping some of the kids with journal writing. Sometimes, Katey’s in my group and sometimes, not. I love getting to work with my daughter, but, regardless, I enjoy being there. I love that … Continue reading
Admittedly, this has been one of the milder winters I can remember. And I hear lots of local folks wondering aloud where winter went this year. Allow me to clear up this conundrum for you. Winter has been RIGHT. HERE. … Continue reading
The other night as I was tucking the girls in, Allyson — my first grader — said, “Henry kissed me.” I must have looked askance, because in response she wrinkled her nose and said, “I know!” I asked her where … Continue reading
Let me tell you what goes on with us on Superbowl Sunday. Inevitably, at some time during the day, we hear from someone — most often, at church — that it is, in fact, Superbowl Sunday. And we normally nod … Continue reading
In my last post I gave a glimpse of what a day looks like at our house, but I stopped the narration right around lunch time. What did the rest of yesterday look like for the Caddicks, you may be … Continue reading