I am thankful that my in-laws live so far away.
I am thankful that my bonehead asshole father-in-law never even visits.
I am thankful for answering machines. Otherwise I guess we would have to answer the phone, in case it was an emergency.
I am thankful for the leftover chocolate pumpkin cheesecake in the fridge.
I am thankful for digital photography because, seriously, I used to sometimes throw out a whole roll's worth of crappy prints.
I am thankful for not living in pioneer times, because that must have sucked.
I am thankful that my fifth baby is a good sleeper. Dear child, you know when to shut up, and that is extremely valuable in a family of seven.
I am thankful for good sales and lots of excuses to shop, and I am thankful that I don't have to go out there tomorrow when people will be using crowbars to wedge themselves into crowded stores.
I am thankful for you guys--and so is Paul, because I vent a lot of stuff here that otherwise he'd have to hear twice. And the shopping talk I get out of my system! He is a happier man, because of you.
Gift ideas for an 8-year-old, part 1 of 2 - I have TWO 8-year-olds to buy for, so I’m going to split it up into two posts. Today will be the things we’re getting for Edward. I dislike saying “Gift id...