"He is there not only when we cry out from the burden of sin but also when we cry out for any other reason." -Bruce D. Porter

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Odd and Ends

Today was just another ordinary day. I talked to Tonnia on the phone and we were talking about our blogs. I mentioned to her that I love reading what's going on in everyone's lives, and then I realized that perhaps I should blog more so everyone can keep up with us as well. So this blog isn't about anything special or exciting, but just a glimpse into our everyday lives.

Seth's ear has been draining so I am attributing his fussiness these past few days to an ear infection. He has turned into a mama's boy. He has decided that I am the only one who can make him happy, even if it means just holding a bottle for him. I fed him bits of homemade bread at dinner tonight. He loved it! He kept smiling at me. I wonder about his hearing. Sometimes I feel like, fine, he can't hear, I can handle this, perhaps we'll learn sign language. Then at other times I feel like I know he hears better than what he's testing at. Dagnabit. I wish I could just know the answers to things right now.

I went to the church last night to practice the organ. I take my turn as being organist on the 2nd of August. There are six organists in our ward now, so every one just rotates. This ward is definately not in need of musical talent. The pedals are intriguing to me. I remember my piano teacher teaching me how to play the organ and how to use a toe heel method. So I spent last night google-ing pedel techniques. Yeah, someday maybe, but not today.

We have a free membership to a private pool here in Silver Spring thanks to the last tenants of this home. Thankyou! I took the kids there today and we were like the only ones there! The high cost of membership could be worth it. There's never really a crowd and the older children love jumping off the diving boards. Although I am a bit miffed about the children not being able to wear their life jackets in the pool. Ok, I won't get fired up about that one. I dip Seth's feet in the water and he's beginning to like the feel of the cool water. At least he doesn't cry any more. Now it's more of a startle and then a little kicking and smiling.

I am excited for our first visitors who will be coming to visit this weekend! Dennis and Sandra and family and also Sarah and Ed and family! It will be a housefull, but the house is big enough to fill! Ok, going to bed now. It's two hours later than I'm use to. Yes, still wishing I was living in Mountain Time.

2 comments:

tammy lu said...

WOW!! You guys are staying busy! Thanks for the update! I do like to know what you guys are up to! Mindy had the family dinner at her house last weekend, it just was not the same without you guys!

Mindy Stailey said...

So glad that you posted. It is so weird not to have you guys here! I am glad that things are going well, and that Seth is doing so well too! I know we would love to come out sometime and visit. What a blast! I didn't hear that you had a calling as the organist! You will be great. I am not worried at all. I hope you guys continue to do well. Love you all!