Thursday, March 11, 2010

a very overdue update

Here's our man - hard to belive he's now 7 months old. He's walking around the furniture; eating heaps (still); starting to babble; kicks his legs furiously when he's excited to see someone or something; sleeps well if in his sleeping bag; loves Bear in the Big Blue House and just about anything else on Playhouse Disney but doesn't like Jonas Brothers (good taste, son!); loves swimming or baths but not getting out; his aunt and uncle, even tho A isn't too keen on the nappy business; adores his sister and will go to her even when she's grumpy; likes to push his dad out of bed and is now facing forward in the car. Likes playgroup some days and is not good at sharing if it's not with his brothers!

The others are all doing well - Lou is with us at the moment, taking some time out from the other household (which is not going down well, but what can you do?); Bran has started training and Zac starts tonight. Muster is also tonight so it'll be a late one.

Si is working at the Dockyard again; team leader of the sheetmetal shop where he did his time. He has two apprentices at the moment and I am encouraging them to give him heaps back.

As for me, I'm back at work and studying. Not too sure how things will fit, given home and work and league life, but we'll see how that goes. Have a Becky Higgins Project Life folder which is desperately in need of photos but up-to-date (gasp!) with journal cards. Even sent some with the SIL for them to do, so it will be a full-on family affair. Just the way I like it.

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Other stuff

I forgot to say that Mason is nearly up and crawling (he's rocking, so we need to get those gates up pronto!). Zac and Bran can ride their new bikes with ease, and always remember their helmets. Bran also is showing awesome timing with the cricket bat he got from Nana & Grandad. He can heave it over the neighbours house. Oops.

This is Bran's sampler - an Alma Lynne Ark that I altered. Cause I always do.

This is Mason's - Sharon made it from a Maria van Scharrenburg kit. I had to finish off the bottom border but didn't touch it otherwise.

and this is a framed pencil sketch print I found in a Devonport op shop of a Selwyn-like church and graveyard. Si loves things like this. We found a gorgeous old church while roaming the other day - St Johns in Drury. Took some great shots with my new phone.

Noah's Ark progress

I recently pulled the Tapestry Cat off my big frame and loaded Zachary's Ark back on up. It's about time as Bran and Mason's pieces have come back from the framer. They look so good!

This week the cats are nearly done.