This is Eli

A blog about Eli. A blog about survival – and by that, I mean life!

Eli earned a new nickname this week: Boss. He did the best he could to boss everyone in his world, everyone trying to mess with him. He is 38 pounds of piss and vinegar. He’s a boss. Want to take the piss out of him? (Literally)? Naw, he ain’t havin it. Need a drop of …

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Our wildflower garden is in full bloom. I’ll post pics once I yank a few weeds out this weekend. In the mean time, Laila and I have set out to preserve the beauty of summer. Here’s how our first attempt at pressing flowers went:

As a mom, one of the best things you can do to keep your head from exploding, which would be unfortunate and messy, is to make friends with other moms. I joined a mom’s group I found online, with an environmental bent. If nothing else, I wanted to figure out what greenies actually looked like …

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This morning Laila informed me she was “the boss.” “I’m in chawge.” Then she pointed at me and told me my name was Janet. She looked like a teensy weensy dictator. Impressive. “Yeah, OK baby, sounds good. Janet, All right.” *yaaaawn* Thinking back, that was a little rude. I kinda like my name. Juliana…it’s just …

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