• Elle's World
  • First broken heart

    We have lived in our house for over 6 years now.  In that 6 years we’ve only become friends with one family who moved away while we were in Russia picking up the boy.  For the last 4 years we come and go into our home and only occasionally chat with a neighbor when they […]

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  • Child 6.0

    It is time for our annual upgrade of the child unit.  This year we get version 6.0.  Last year we tried to recycle the 4.0 unit because of resistance to the 5.0 model.  Looking back I still would like to have that option.  However, if  I didn’t suffer through the 5.0 model I wouldn’t have […]

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  • You want to be me

    Remember how I mentioned that the boy was turning into a real live boy? ?I have a feeling that I should put the pediatricians office on speed dial… that and my therapist (whom I haven’t seen in 6 years thankyouverymuch). Recent exploits of the child in my house include the following two scenarios (both happened […]

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  • Packing: Sweet or Sorrow

    Last week the trusty husband took a few days off. ?I had to work so he decided to do a little project. ?A totally unprompted, completed almost totally on his own project. ?I know right. ?He painted the boy’s room. ?It was time for an upgrade to big boy colors… the child is starting kindergarten […]

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  • And that’s the way it was

    Boring. Ok, not so much boring, but doing things besides sitting in front of a computer. ?We’ve been working on finishing up the garden, cleaning the house (somewhat) and trying to get out and about. Work has been going well for me. ?I’m enjoying getting out of the house and interacting with adults. ?I have […]