seemed to suggest a worst case scenario of snow all weekend. Now, it seemed unlikely this would happen but it convince me that it was time to begin the fall yard cleanup. Okay, I'm a little late. However, between last night and this morning the kids and I were able to get the bulk of the leaves picked up. If the weather holds out a little longer I can probably mow the lawn one last time since it really does need it before winter.
I uploaded the Quote of the Day stuff from the old side to the new site. They are just blog postings with their own category. I posted them under their original post date but chose noon for the time because I longer have a record of the original.
I also added one of the short and not so useful or detailed unix notes that I had on the old site. I'd like to go over and update some of the others and post them as well. i do not expect anyone will benefit from them but you never know I suppose. Either way, it should simplify things with the sites I maintain.
Henry moved up to the fours classroom and it is not going well. There's a ton of boys in the classroom and the teacher doesn't appear to have much control over them. Henry wasn't exactly an angel in the threes room but the teacher there seemed to be able to keep him reigned in.
Winter is coming and if its a hard one he won't have as much time to go outside. If things don't change in his current classroom than things will not go well. Melissa and I are thinking she may have to keep him home for more of the day and work with him more one on one. We have more problems with Sam at home than Henry. The thing is with his age we'll have to come up with some sort of program for helping him keep up education-wise. I'm not exactly thrilled right now but I'm not sure what else to do.
I finally got Movabletype
setup on this thing. Unfortunately, it took long enough that I won't have time tonight to move some of the junk over from the old site. It isn't a huge deal since no one cares. Not even me, really. I'll get to it eventually though.
We're finally getting some real winter weather. Soon, it'll be snowball fights, snow angels, dragging the kids in the sled, and all kinds of winter fun. It's going to be a great winter!
Now, if the snow would just melt so I can finish raking the leaves and mow the lawn one last time.
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The kids and I went to the Christmas party for my mom's side of the family. It was pretty fun, I got a chance to talk to some people I don't see very often and the kids got to play with some different kids. Sammy bonded pretty quick with my cousin Justin's daughter. Sam was pretty disappointed when her new buddy had to go home. Henry did his best playing football with the older kids. It worked out well for the most part. There were a few injuries but he seemed to have fun for the most part. The hard part for him though was that Sammy decided to sing the entire way to Westphalia
and Henry couldn't get a nap in so he was a bit tired during the party.