Listening: I just downloaded about 15 hours of Gregg Harris stuff from the early 90s. It's his basic home schooling seminars and it's keeping me company during kitchen clean up, laundry folding and the like. I will say I'm doing a lot more reading, writing, and catching up on random stuff now that our life is cable-less. (Fox News - I miss you!) Oh - I also introduced the girls to ABBA a bit this week. We're starting slow with Dancing Queen. I remember listening to the ABBA GOLD cassette over and over with my friend Ingrid and feeling oh so sophisticated as we belted out, "I don't wanna talk, about the things we've gone through. Though it's hurting me, now it's history..."
Doing: Helping to organize lemonade stands, reading Carry on, Mr. Bowditch with the girls, keeping the boys alive, splashing around at the pool, gathering fancy clothes for the neighborhood Yule Ball. It's all things Harry Potter right now, even though we're done with the books. Here's the gang of ball attenders. My very boyish boys were not exactly pleased to be attending a dance: