Thursday, January 7, 2010

A few things going on around here...

Adam, Kara, and Makenna left Monday morning to go back to Pennsylvania.  I have to say I wasn't ready for them to leave, but then I don't think I will ever be ready for them to go back.  Mike and I are trying to work out details to go see them in March.  We will stay a week in Iowa, then hopefully head to Pennsylvania for a week.  YAY!  Logan will be born at the end of February, so we will be able to get some baby sugar. Emily, JJ and Bekah will be excited to spend more time with Makenna.  Here are a couple pics taken Sunday night.  Emi was NOT happy that Makenna was leaving.  I'm going to be nice and not post the pic of Kara and Jonathan, b/c Kara would kill me.  She didn't want me to take the pic, but I needed a pic of her and Jonathan.  I wish I would have gotten a pic of her and Bekah.  Bekah stayed right up under her most of the time. 

Monday afternoon, Mike and Andrew put up the new light in the kitchen.  I love it!  The bulbs we got for it are so much brighter than the bulbs in the old light.  The new light matches our other light fixtures in the kitchen much better.  Since there was nothing wrong w/ the old fluorescent light, they put it in the laundry room giving me a lot more light in there.  I didn't take a pic of the finished project.  Sorry! 

You all know that JJ has been the source of a lot of excitement around our house.  Well yesterday, he provided more!  We were all in the other end of the house when Laura and the little girls decided to get out the Easy Bake oven to make some goodies.  Laura heard some water running and thought someone had the sink on in the bathroom.  When she asked who left the water running, JJ said, "Well.... it might have too much paper in it."  She ran to their bathroom to find water standing at least 1/4", with the toilet continuing to pour out water that was flowing right into the vent.  I ran in to turn off the water while Laura started searching for dirty towels.  Of all time for me to be caught up on most of the towels!  We were able to find enough to stop the water from flowing into the vents.  I sent JJ to his room b/c I was too upset to deal with him at the moment.  When he saw that the toilet was overflowing, he turned out the light and closed the door so he wouldn't get in trouble instead of coming to tell me.  He had put a half roll of toilet paper in the toilet!  Mike and Andrew had gone w/ Papa to get feed for the cows.  I called him b/c I was afraid the water had went into our unit that was under the house.  He came home to find that the flexduct had gotten so heavy w/ water that it fell to the ground... keeping the water out of the unit.  The water had torn down some of insulation too.  Needless to say, JJ spent the rest of the day in his room.  Mike and Andrew had to go buy more ductwork and then put it up in the COLD.  They weren't too happy.  Mike talked to JJ about coming to tell us if something like that happened again.
Well, enough about the excitement around here.  I need to get some sleep.  Jonathan's stomach has finally stopped churning, so maybe we can get some sleep.  Love ya bunches!

1 comment:

Julie_3 said...

WOW is all I can think to say! Girl, you all have been very busy!!! Love the new light. :o)