Thursday, April 14, 2011

Tiny Bit of Cuteness...

Today was not fun.

Eric stayed up very late last night (thereby interfering with my sleep).

Markos was especially whiney and defiant

The IRS changed our "status" to the dreaded (but not unexpected) "we will be sending you a packet informing you of what additional information you need to send us".  Or, as I like to refer to it, "we want to make this as hard as possible so that you will hopefully give up and we can keep your money, or at the very least, we want to keep your money for as long as we possibly can so we can earn the interest on it instead of you".

I had to wake Markos up from his nap (which he desperately needed) in order to get Kenzie to piano on time.

While at piano, the school nurse at Daniel's school called to report that Daniel would be coming home with a "closed head injury report" and I needed to be watching for signs of head injury/concussion.  Apparently, he and a friend smashed heads during recess and he had quite a large bump and bruise on his face.

Daniel came home and really did have a large bump and bruise just above his eye!

Lacrosse pictures.  Enough said.

The kids were fighting all evening.

Did I already say that Markos was being awful and wouldn't listen at all?

I walked into the playroom at Chick-fil-a after dinner to get Markos, just as a dad was furiously carrying his daughter out, cursing about how "that #*%$! kid bit her *$%!# toe".   
(Yes, that kid turned out to be Markos.)

Markos pushed it to the limit until we were driving home, telling me 'no', refusing to obey, just generally being a turd, so he was told that he had to go to bed early.  THAT did not make him happy.

Thankfully, prior to learning that Markos was, in fact, the toe biter, the awesome balloon animal lady who was working at CFA tonight made this for Markos:

 Thereby giving me a tiny bit of cuteness in a day of crap.

Sadly, she also made both boys these giant swords...

Thereby bringing an abrupt end to the cuteness.  

Praying for a better day tomorrow.

Yet this I call to mind
   and therefore I have hope:
Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed,
   for his compassions never fail.
They are new every morning;
   great is your faithfulness.
I say to myself, “The LORD is my portion;
   therefore I will wait for him.” 
Lamentations 3:21 - 24


  1. that was FUNNY!!! Sorry.....i know, not funny, huh? I can't see the cuteness/non-cuteness pictures though. :0(

  2. ugh! And this day continues!!! The pictures WERE there, then they were gone. I uploaded them again. Hopefully you can see them now! Sheesh. I'm going to bed!!