I'm sitting at Mc Donald's writing this on my phone, so if it looks a little off that's why.
It's been a cold and rainy week, but it's early January. But the combination of being cold, rainy and dark early makes it feel like we've been cooped up in the house longer than we actually have been. The sun came out this morning, and I asked Nick if I could bring the boys here to burn off some energy. We make small allowances in our budget so we can bring the boys here when it's cold or wet, and I can keep some amount of sanity (which is probably overrated).
Nick said we could come play, and we came as soon a we'd dropped him off at work. A wonderful old couple parked next to us, and cooed over the boys the whole way in. They were charmed by the boys, especially the way Thing One pretended to be so bashful, and they ended up giving the boys a dollar each so they could pay for their own food.
So, here we are, playing happily with all the kids who just got out of school, and grateful for God's little blessings!