Friday, October 29, 2010

The Bone Church

We just returned from a great trip in Prauge,(Czech Republic) This post would of been perfect for Halloween.

This church originally built in the 1400's was decorated with the human bones of 40,000+ people, many of whom died in the plague. The bones were later arranged artistically as a reminder of the impermanence of human life and inescapable death.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Now That's a Good Dad

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Little Gems

While cleaning the office I came across a quote from Grace I wrote down:

"The Lord is NOT on my side. I'm just a ninja turtle."

If you have seen the David and Goliath movie, there is a song during the battle about the Lord being on David's side. Obviously the Lord would not favor a turtle.

In a conversation Grace and I had the other day she was pretending to a Mom and said:
Grace: Angie, is Grace ever naughty?

Me: Sometimes

Grace: What do you do to her when she's naughty?

Me: Put her in timeout.

Grace: Sweetie, you know what I do when my kids are naughty? I give them a cold shower. Have you given Grace a cold shower when she pees her pants?

Me: No, she likes really warm showers so I bet a cold shower would make her sad.

Grace: You should try it. My kids always want to get out of the shower but I say NO five more minutes!

She then proceeded to discipline an imaginary child who just hit someone. I now know what face expressions I give because she looked truly tormented about it.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

O My Crap!

Grace pooped in our backyard today. Yes my four year old pooped outside while playing with her cousins. In her own words, "But Mom, I was being a horse!"

In happier times...

The thrill of finding a praying mantis

Her first preschool fieldtrip of the year to a dentist office and pizza place