The bees that chased Dmitry into my arms.

Dmitry’s better behaved when he’s sick. Granted, it stems the flow of derpiness that I’ve come to love with such passion, but… He is much easier to take care of when he wants to lay on his tummy and have you softly rub his back or massage his hair.

He’s so tired and pathetic when he’s sick, it breaks my heart. But by golly, when I’m not sweeping up cereal, or pulling him out of the oven, or trying to find the last fork that hasn’t been hucked over the fence, days seem to pass much more easily.

So it was yesterday, as my poor little trooper got attacked by a swarm of bees. He was playing at the park and must have found some drainage where bees had set up a new hive as they do this time of year. After likely whapping it and stomping on it, the bees seemed… upset.

They stung him about 20 times :(

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To My Regular Readers And Recent Visitors and Subscribers:

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Oops.

Wow. 

HI. 

WOW. 

Thanks for reading. And continuing to come by and check up with me. I’ve had a lot on my mind (nah, I’m just lazy) and have taken some unannounced time off after only a few months of blogging, and yet you people came back and continued to read. That is… cool. 

Also, I am sorry. I’ve selfishly used this platform as a sort of sounding board/journal to arrange my thoughts, without regard to the humbling truth that you have found value in it too. I apologize, and I will set this humble minimum goal: 

TWO BLOG POSTS EVERY MONTH, AND A CHICKEN IN EVERY POT AND A CAR IN EVERY GARAGE.

If I fulfill even one of the three promises above, I will pat myself on the back for doing well. 

Once again: thank you. My last post was a “cliffhanger” so I will follow it up soon. After all, I have a month to do it ;)

Okay, Feeling a Little Guilty Today

We’re going on our first big family trip where we’re leaving Dmitry behind.

:(

It’s about a 7 hour drive from home to Las Vegas where my brother-in-law is serving his vicar year. My newborn niece Ember is being baptized, and since I haven’t held a baby niece since the last time I held a baby niece (Thanksgiving), I guess we simply can’t miss it.  Continue reading