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so busy

We have been having far too much fun to keep up with blogging. We ordered a swing set for the kids and it arrived a few days ago. David stayed out very late, being eaten up by mosquitoes, to assemble it. He didn't get done, so he was back out there at the crack of dawn the following morning to finish up. The kids have loved it, but unfortunately we've had heat advisories every day since (ack!), and so we've had to limit their play to about 15 minutes at a time.

We've also had multiple illnesses going on. Truman got a terrible ear infection two weeks ago (his pediatrician called it, "The worst I've ever seen.") and then went to the ENT for his surgery consultation. He will get two ear tubes put in on Tuesday, August 3rd. He may also need his adenoids removed, but we won't know until they have hi m sedated if that'll be necessary. I am hoping not because it means more anesthesia and a longer recovery.

Penny also had double ear infections and a terri…

4th of July

Our very good friends Sage and Curtis and their kids came down from Bloomington to hang out with us for the 4th of July. Which, here, is the 3rd of July. Which works out great since the 4th was on a Sunday. We had all-American junk food, did dinky sparklers at home and then went to our  neighbor's backyard (ie, the riverfront) and watched the Newburgh fireworks. It was great.

art and food

I decided I put up enough vacation pics on Facebook to appease anyone interested in those.

And so now for our current situation. We're settling into our new house, loving our neighbors and neighborhood. Lucy just wrapped up a week of art camp which she ADORED. This is one of her many, many creations made during the week:

We've also started our CSA pickups from Engelbrecht Orchard. Last week we got bunches of peaches, and this week we got more peaches, plus corn, cherry tomatoes, and ichiban eggplant. This is a picture of  my snack today, Engelbrecht peach with cream from Rose Hill Dairy, our milk farmer in Boonville.

Peaches & cream. Yummy.