Day 142 ~ Navy Life

Right now Chris and I are barely able to stay in touch because the majority of his time is spent out at sea.  However, yesterday I did receive an email with some pictures of some of what Chris does.  I found this one to be pretty intriguing because it is from the ship that Chris is stationed on.  If you look closely there is a rope across to the other ship.  This is how they move supplies back and forth.   He assured me that there was no zip lining going on, well at least none he would admit too.  I have my suspicions though…. wheeeeeee


Day 136 ~ Crop Report

Plant, water, love, water, more love, water = We Grow

We have been enjoying our lettuce and sugar peas almost every night…

The cucumbers and carrots should be ready in the next couple of weeks…

Day 135 ~ Thick as Thieves

This Mama has called in for a huge favor in the form of a whole  48 hours with no little people around at the end of the month.   I will be taking a glorious two days and traveling back to the thriving metropolis of Lincoln, NE to see what is sure to be the concert of the year.

I probably would have given away a Kidney to have to whole weekend to myself but luckily I didn’t have to do that and only had to take in these three crazy extra girls for a night or two….piece of cake!

Day 134 ~ With Oksanna also gone….

Olivia and I would like it to be known that although right now we are doing the majority of the house and yard cleaning (Olyse helps in her own special way)  when Oksanna and Chris return we will have no problem integrating them back into the “routine” and relinquish control of all or at least half of all household chores.

It’s going to be hard to give up because you know it’s like Christmas, my birthday and the Fourth of July every time we run of the vacuum, or scrub the toilets but we have come to the conclusion that everyone should take part in the fun and we are fully prepared to make it happen…

Day 132 ~ Positive Letter

We are 132 days in and I am still getting positive reviews….(huge sigh of relief)

With so many days where I feel like I am failing as a single parent it’s nice to receive a positive letter of affirmation.

Day 130 ~ Summer is in full swing

Yesterday I somehow stepped into the role of team photographer.  I think when you constantly carry around a pretty decent camera and sort of look like you know what you are doing you get nominated for such things and I would have to admit it’s a pretty good day when I get to combine three of my passions, Olivia, baseball and photography.

 This year Y-ball next year the Colorado Rockies….

Day 128 ~ Sunday Snuggles

Keeping busy is the name of the game this summer.  Keeping busy means time goes a little faster thus meaning less time to worry about dad being gone.   I think we ran so much last week that it all finally caught up with little miss thing… (some days even princess’ need a nap)

Day 127 ~ Still cooling off…

Nothing beats having ice-cold water randomly shooting  up at you on a 100 degree day!

Day 126 ~ 100 + = Paradise

I will never complain about it being hot but

you will find us here for the next few days as we cycle through a little heat wave 🙂

Day 125 ~ Is anybody else missing Oksanna on the blog?

Oksanna’s been in Panama for 12 days now and I miss her on the blog so here is one of her right before she got on the plane.

She is an amazing kid and Panama is so blessed to have her!