This month we put a (hopefully) final end to two years of recurrent throat problems. Annie-10 and Allie-17 had back-to back tonsillectomies on July 1, with full rein of the surgery center's "suite." Ruthie-7 kept us all company.
The first few days were pretty rough (note the smoothie next to the Lortab Elixir, both of which were administered around the clock).But I have to admit - once the bad part was over and they just wanted to sleep all the time - I enjoyed everyone being HOME, rather than the continuous Sleepover City, which is our usual summer existence. We had lots of guitar playing (this was purely for the photo shoot, since it's been over 100 degrees ALL SUMMER. Ack).
Allie-17, too impatient and creative to follow a pattern, made a cute bag on my ancient sewing machine. Ruthie-7 took lots of pictures, but what's new?Neal-16 has a full-time job as a cart boy at our local golf course, which is why I can't seem to get a picture of him..(
And - because I start work in a few weeks and it's now or never - we finally got our house on the market. I am hoping that since we bought it when it looked like this: