Our family grew by four feet/paws and stuff…

by | Mar 12, 2013 | Life | 5 comments

I was totally going to write about something funny that one of the kids did.


And then I forgot what it was I was going to write about.

Because, unlike math, forgetting is something in which I EXCEL.

If there’s one thing I remember… I am AWESOME at forgetting.

Hey, we all have our strengths.

Maybe I was going to write about the time (a few weeks ago) when Lucy found out about the role she landed for a play she tried out for …and she fell on the floor, started pulling at her arm, and yelled, “I’M SO EXCITED I JUST WANT TO PULL MY ARM OFF!”

That was funny.


You know what else is funny?

It’s funny in a more ironic use of the word, funny…

See that little pup moving in on Kevin’s territory?

That’s Angus Kiplain Perry-Ingram.

A.K.A. Gus.

Yep. Our family grew by four feet this last weekend.

Unimpressed Kevin is a bit jealous. But I think in time Kevin will be thankful.

I hope.

Really, the timing couldn’t be much worse, but sometimes… the week after you start homeschooling your youngest daughter, and the day before you leave your family for a week to go be with your mom and dad because your dad just had triple bypass… you need to get a puppy.

I swear we cope in the most non-coping ways.

The family finally agreed upon a name – Gus.

But I really, REALLY wanted to name him Laptop…

Go ahead. Take your last breath.

The cute.

It kills.

Welcome, Gus.

What. On earth. Have we done…


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