Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Max shall not go to war.

Max and I both have an interest in the Holocaust. (Probably because of our rich Gypsy heritage.) We decided we're going to get some books about the war to learn more about it, and then we'll read The Diary of Anne Frank. As I was tucking him in tonight, he looked a little worried. In a quiet little voice, he asked me, "Will I ever have to go in a war? Because I don't know how. And I get too hungry."

Oh. My. I love him.

Monday, February 26, 2007

Bad news.

Our Scary Santa died on Saturday. I didn't really know him, but I know his wife, and I know it really sucks when you're in Thailand on vacation with your husband and he dies of a massive heart attack. I think there's a special place in heaven for Scary Santas, and I think they all get a Harley. It's only fair.

Saturday, February 24, 2007

Friday, February 23, 2007

Today we bought Corina some new runners. After trying on about six pairs that weren't good enough, she found the ones she loved. They're exactly like Mommy's, and she couldn't be happier about that. Twins!

A different topic now...
It's not uncommon for people in our complex to be evicted. Eviction notices go up the second week of the month, and they are always taped on that person's front door. Usually we see at least one go up a month. Yesterday, Corina told me there was a note taped to our door. Even though we always pay our rent, it made me feel a little nervous. Inside the envelope, I found this:

"You are evicted. Sorry, Sara."

I love that little girl. She's hilarious.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

EEG results.

We're not as exciting as Britney Spears, but this will have to do. Today we got the results of Corina's EEG. We didn't expect it to show anything abnormal, because EEGs usually can't pick up temporal lobe abnormalities. The temporal lobes are too hidden away. Good news is the results were exactly what we expected, so we're right on track. No other bad things are going on in her noggin. We could do an invasive EEG to see what exactly is going on in her temporal lobes, but it's literally invasive. They would put the electrodes INSIDE her brain. No thanks! Still no seizures since December, so we don't need to go crazy with the testing.

It's reading week here, which means no school. The kids and I are having lots of fun together. It's so nice not to have to worry about school for a while.

Saturday, February 17, 2007

Can Britney Spears be normal for like one second?

I have to admit I've never cared for her much, but now she's like a caricature of a nervous breakdown. It's getting ridiculous. Doesn't anyone love her enough to have her committed?

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Pretty good for a five-year-old.

Corina made me a card today. I love seeing how she is learning to spell. It's almost like magic.

"To Sara. Happy Valentines Day. I like all the presents that you gave to me for Valentines Day. From Corina."

Saturday, February 10, 2007

It's really winter today.

I took a little homework break today and went tobogganing with the kids. It was Corina's first time. Somehow I have never taken her, and that might mean I'm a bad mom.

After her first run, she was crying and saying, "I don't like it! I don't like it!" I don't think she realized that much snow was going to be flying in her face. She got used to it pretty quickly though.
It is so bright out there today. Even with my sunglasses on I could hardly open my eyes.

Awesome action shot of Max...
See? She likes it.

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Diet Pepsi Jazz Black Cherry French Vanilla...

...because the more names a pop has, the better it tastes, apparently.

And it's true! It's like drinking candy. It's a melted Slurpee that magically became carbonated. And there are no calories, so it's okay to drink a million of them a day.

When I glance at the can, it kind of looks like it says Jizz. I like that too. Funny pop.

Monday, February 05, 2007

Child-proof lids.

Corina wanted to help me this morning by getting my vitamins out of the bottle for me, but she was really struggling with the child-proof lid. She said, "I can't get it, Mommy." And then she got a confused look on her face, and asked, "How do they know I'm a child?"


Friday, February 02, 2007

Sarah Silverman

My gift to you.

Seven weird things about me, by Max and Corina.

1. She says, "Nooooooo....noooooooooooooo....NOOOOOOOOO!" in her sleep.

2. She rocks back and forth when she sits and stands.

3. She goes through the grocery store backward. She starts at the pop and goes through until she is at the fruit.

4. When no song is on, she just grabs something and pretends it's a microphone and starts singing into it.

5. She doesn't let me ride my bike to the store with my friends. I can only go if she goes too. - Max.

6. She likes to throw water on us.

7. She can fall asleep in less than three seconds. We've timed her.