Showing posts from February, 2015

Yeesh! Enough with the Snow!

One of the reasons I like New England is the changes in seasons. I love summer, fall, winter and spring. They all have good things that they bring with them. But the last few winters...they have brought dread. 

And this winter started off so promising...and then...the SNOW CAME in WAVES. Fourth wave is coming tonight. We have not anywhere to put this snow. The streets and driveways are clogged and narrow. The subways and commuter rails are not running very well if at all. School snow days...we have had plenty!

And the cabin at MAXIUM, especially for Chewy.

We have Total Confusion next weekend, looking forward to being able to be in a hotel and do some gaming...and a swimming pool!

 Looking forward to Michael's birthday party...I have some surprises for him!

 If we can just get through this (fourth in four weeks) snowstorm...Chewy and I will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the day we met buy going out just the two of us to an italian steakhouse.

#Microblog Monday: Mush Mind

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.  The newest #Microblog Monday Post is here.

We have had a LOT of snow days here.  Unfortunately, because of work situations, both Chewy and I have had to work from home too.  Which means that while we would like to say that the snow days have been times for educational and informational play time and quality time (and there has been that, don't get me wrong--there has been the many hours of reading and quiet play time, the few hours of the younger one out playing in the snow, while the teenager naps, board games and heart to hearts, etc.), a good portion of the last few days have been television/movie related.

We decided a few weeks ago that we, as science fiction geeks, had been re-miss.  We had earlier poorly introduced Willow to Star Wars.  Poorly meaning we had her watch it, her four year old self did not care too much and was not enthusiastically joyful enough …