Thursday, April 29, 2010


I know I haven't updated in a while. This is not because only a handful of people actually read my blog and that group is largely comprised of people who see me all the time anyway. It is also not because I am sick or injured or in a coma, or otherwise rendered incapable of blog updation. The real, and far less interesting, reason for my lack of blogging is simply that I haven't had anything to blog about. There hasn't been much going on around here, other than the usual. But here is a quick update on the fam to ease my guilty conscience.

Mike- Started a new job with Ntelos, as the manager of the Mechanicsville store. We are really excited about. His hours are much better and we are excited for the stability. It is also about 1/2 mile from our house, cutting his commute by a good 29minutes. It's been a great blessing, especially while he continues with school.

Gavin- Wow, can he really be almost done with the 1st grade? It sure has gone by fast. He is playing soccer and enjoying it. His first piano recital is next week. He's growing up so fast. He's reading like a champ and even has his own email account. What?

Caeden- Continues to be my little character. He loves to dress up as and pretend to be virtually every hero/villain that there is. He has even taken an interest in "Smallville" so now he runs around the house claiming to be Clark Kent. He is so funny. It comes in handy sometimes, ie: "Caeden, run get me a Nathan diaper, super fast like Clark!"

Suzy- She's on a big princess kick. She is infatuated with Beauty and the Beast. Boy did I have a time tracking down a copy of the movie for our collection. When Disney locks a movie in the vault they really mean business. She loves the scene in the end where they kiss, which is funny since Suzy is not known for her lovey-dovey nature. Still, it's quite entertaining.

Nathan- Hates baby gates. We have them, we rarely use them, they are almost always open. Why I even have them up is a mystery to me. He sits at the gate and cries, resulting in one of us opening it up and letting him in/out. Around here baby Nathan is pretty much the prince of the peach tree. He is into everything and has energy like you would not believe and each and every member of this house (Alice included) is totally infatuated with him.

Me- Oh you know, nothing much. I painted the porch..and a bookshelf. I have discovered a new and abounding love for Lean Pockets as they serve to break the monotony of lunchtime routine of pb&j. I stayed up until 11:15 (that's PM people) the other night. Yep.


Robins Fam said...

Why on earth, Jen, would YOU stay up so dang late???? That has to be a story in itself!

ShopHotPinkDiaries said...

ha ha ha :) that post rocked!! your family is just too darn cute! love ya!! xo

Terri said...

That is awesome about Mike I had no idea! I am glad things are going well with your family. Your kids are so darn cute!

Maddy said...

i haven't seen any of this - why is my google reader not showing your blog?!? sorry we had to leave so fast today. i'm pretty sure the devil invaded my child's body.

katie said...

I love reading your blog. glad everyone is well

Kelli @ writing the waves said...

Beauty and the Beast is my favorite! And YAY for Mike's new job. I'm actually wiping tears as a type. Funny how something like that all of a sudden triggers emotion, huh? So happy for you guys. And as for you - up to nothing? I don't think so. An email will be coming your way shortly. The past week and a half has been a little nuts. I'll catch up with you soon. And have I mentioned that I really miss you too? And your kids. Give 'em a squeeze for me.