And much quicker than last time. The most recent "situation" has decided to parent. And I said - "That's great!" to our social worker. So um, yeah, I guess you could say we're a bit jaded at this point. She then piped in with "well, I have another situation for you, but the intake is … Continue reading Onto Situation #2
OK, ok, I KNOW y'all are waiting for an update about, um, the "situation," and truth be told, we probably won't know anything until next week. In the interim, please keep Narda in your thoughts on Monday, when she'll be having surgery. B"H, G-d willing, all will turn out just fine. But any extra Refuah … Continue reading DUUUUUUUUDE!
We "entered pool" on August 4th, 2008 for sibling #2. The way the process works is that a birth mother will "present" with the agency, and then is shown a book with family profiles - each page has a picture and a "Dear Birth Mother" letter. Typically, a Birth Mother will be drawn to 1 … Continue reading It’s nice just to be nominated.
whirlygiggles for Teddy, originally uploaded by shellipsm. Quilt has been received, so I can finally post it! Pattern is from the Sew mama Sew quilting month, a while back. I LOVE this pattern, and plan on making a few more with it. And now that I've organized my fabrics, I can see ALL kinds of … Continue reading whirlygiggles for Teddy
So last night was a night that I needed sleep. But good old Murphy came to visit instead. Malka is coming down with: 'ye olde change of season cold.' No biggie, right? Except that she kept waking herself up with the coughing. And moaning: 'eemaaaaaaaaaah,' which of course gets my blood pressure up. No screaming, … Continue reading When Murphy comes to visit.
TMBG!, originally uploaded by shellipsm. I LURVE me some They Might Be Giants, and I'm sure that the main reason the kids there love them too is because their parents, like me, prefer REAL music to insipid kids dribble that can easily be found en masse in today's market. So I ruined Malka's nap, but … Continue reading Like a Birdhouse in Your Soul…
Forgive my brief posts during these "Yamim Noraim" (days of Awe) - there is still much work to be done. At work, within my soul, and within the world. I share this with you, even though I realuize that it may be "preaching to the choir," as it were, but for those that may doubt. … Continue reading Tears to my eyes…