October 14, 2012
it's been forever since i made an entry here, but this page is being bombarded by endless nasty nonsensical comments from spammers. i am trying to find a way to delete over one thousand comments without having to delete them in clusters of 25. that would take days. ideas? anyone?
| By Karen | 8:35 PM | Comments (0)
January 5, 2007
I'm making the switch to blogspot. I am clueless about html and I really don't have the time to learn all of the codes and details to make this blog work and look attractive. I've had several offers to help, so thanks to all of you for your suggestions and help. I'm just too busy to fuss with a blog that requires fussing. I hope I can find a way to route the new blog to chattablogs, because I like being able to feel like a local blog community. I'm just a movabletype dunce.
Oh and Scott, I tried wordpress, but it appears that I'm a wordpress dunce too. I'm sure it's wonderful though.
So, check me out at myhouseisamess.blogspot.com.
| By Karen | 9:59 PM | Comments (122)
December 21, 2006
Tomorrow is my 29th birthday. Matt and I are going out to dinner and a movie, but we don't have a clue what's good. The two contenders so far are The Nativity movie and The Pursuit of Happiness. Any ideas? Eragon looked interesting too, but I don't know much about it.
| By Karen | 8:24 AM | Comments (1)
December 20, 2006
He was created of a mother whom he created. He was carried by hands that he formed. He cried in the manger in wordless infancy, he, the Word, without whom all human eloquence is mute.
Augustine of Hippo
| By Karen | 10:28 AM | Comments (0)
"Mommy, my feet are nervous!"
| By Karen | 10:26 AM | Comments (1)
December 14, 2006
Yesterday, Clara turned 1. I can't say time has flown, because there have been some long slow passages. I do feel like I haven't treasured enough of her first year though. It's easy to dwell on her difficult points, like the fact that she's just now starting to sleep at night, most of the time anyway. The whole story is that she's a delightful baby, with some exhausting sleeping habits. In her honor, I've decided to take a break from the stories of Clara's less lovely points. With out further ado, here are 10 things I love about Clara.
1. She's mine.
2. She loves me (even when I need a shower and I have morning breath).
3. She makes our whole family laugh on purpose, with very little effort.
4. She's got great coordination (definitely a Monahan trait).
5. She loves people.
-->The other night our church had a Christmas dinner and we sat with a very poor family that our church has been reaching out to. They had bad teeth, smoky clothes, etc. What was cool, was that Clara happily sat with the mom while I got food for myself and the kids. Her love of people really helped bridge the gap between our family and theirs.
6. She loves to snuggle with me.
7. She's a problem solver. She tries over and over again until she figures out the problem she's confronted with.
8. She plays well by herself.
9. This is going to sound very weird, but I love to smooch her squishy hemangeoma.
10. She's beautiful.
| By Karen | 9:42 PM | Comments (0)