So, my kids have found a new use for VHS tapes: use them as bricks to sharpen their castle and tower making skills. When they got so high that they couldn't reach the top anymore, Dad stepped in and helped them finish.
Then he did a little trick of his own. I love being married to this big kid!
Our creek has water again! I think we are finally almost caught up on rain for the year. I haven't heard much about our water shortage lately on the news. We've been walking to the creek a couple of times a week now to see the waterfall and the beaver dam. Last week we found fossils on the bank! They loved learning what fossils were and where they came from.
Isn't that pretty. This is our shell fossil, we also found a leaf and a bug.
I will be having surgery in the next couple of weeks. It's an exploratory surgery. I know that sounds crazy, but this is the reason: My kidneys are inflamed (bigger than they should be), and the tests are not clear about why, so it is time to take the next step to figure out what's wrong. I have tried all the medicines and the ones that I am not allergic to just don't seem to help, so I am ready! They said that if they find anything, they will more than likely be able to fix it that day (they suspect some kind of blockage). It has not been scheduled yet but I know it will be soon. I'll try to update you after surgery as soon as I can but of course I will be down for a few days. I am sure I will post a couple more times before surgery, but just in case I just wanted you to know where I've been. ~xoxox, Samantha
PS. I will still be posting my random things next week!