prairie daze

claiming our daze and our days on the prairie

Category Archives: family

my knee hurts

i think i had a bit of a knee jerk reaction there. maybe not. either way, i can’t find an easy way to password protect a wordpress blog…so, i have … Continue reading

August 14, 2008 · Leave a comment


oh, my children are blessed with kind and amazing women as teachers.  so why is the angst still so great? i finished an hour tonight of caring for a crying … Continue reading

August 14, 2008 · Leave a comment

fencing in…

i got two spam comments tonight. i followed one to his website and wish i didn’t. this seems timely after my last post about wanting to put a bubble around … Continue reading

August 13, 2008 · 26 Comments

play their way

i know that children will act out what they see and hear and feel.  i know that.  i am humbled by all that i expose my children to.  i am … Continue reading

August 12, 2008 · 14 Comments

summer kitchen

August 11, 2008 · 3 Comments

sammy checkers

meet sammy checkers (naomi and eliza wanted sammy and micah wanted checkers…kind of like lucky frank when i was little). we’re taking care of this little guy (complete with live … Continue reading

August 11, 2008 · 6 Comments


cuter than our cat is this lucy. the youngest of her family of 7 she is so sweet. so happy. so dang cute. i did take pictures of the bigger … Continue reading

August 10, 2008 · Leave a comment