battle scars

we gave sebastien a set of three whittling knives for christmas this year. can you guess what i am going to write next? tonight he cut his finger. he came upstairs crying, holding his hand out, staring at the blood dripping from the laceration to the floor. he was horrified by the red oozing stuff. […]

prayer for the mourners in newtown, ct

Keep watch, dear Lord, with those who work, or watch, or weep this night, and give your angels charge over those who sleep. Tend the sick, O Lord Christ; give rest to the weary, bless the dying, soothe the suffering, pity the afflicted, shield the joyous; and all for your love’s sake. Amen.

avengers rawk awt!

in the car yesterday… wow, we’ve been in the car a lot lately… seb and oren came up with the avengers “band.” oren’s is more of an orchestral band: iron man on piano (because he doesn’t have any weapons except armor) hulk on drums (what else would he play?) thor on maracas (they are like […]

and oren popped out

this morning we pile into the car to go to seb’s orthodontist appointment. it’s super sunny but cold. i have to scrape frost from all the windows of the van before i get to pile in. as we’re driving i say, well oren, the day you were born it was snowy and icy and freezing […]