Showing posts from September, 2008


We think Olivia has Roseola. She started off with a fever (~103F) on Wednesday night. I stayed home with the kids on Thursday and Friday. I took her to the doctor on Saturday. What did the doctor say? It's probably just a virus. Give her plenty of fluids and let her rest. So the doctor visit was a waste. She did have slightly swollen glands. Her fever went away Saturday night. So then I thought she was better. Then on Sunday afternoon she gets a rash all over. Then Monday it was still there. I call the nurse line and they say it's Roseola and that she's no longer contagious. The rash should go away in a few days. What is Roseola you ask:

Roseola (also known as sixth disease, exanthem subitum, and roseola infantum) is a viral illness in young children, most commonly affecting those between the ages of 6 months and 2 years. It is typically marked by several days of high fever, followed by a distinctive rash just as the fever breaks.

Sounds exactly like what she …

The Apple Orchard

We went to the apple orchard last Saturday (09/20). We of cours forgot our camera. The kids had a lot of fun there. They had goats, chickens, geese and ponies to pet. Xavier fed the ponies some hay and he thought it was so funny when they ate it off his hand. They had a little play area too. We went on a tractor/hay ride around the orchard. Then we did the Apple Cannon. It's a thing that shoots apples out using compressed air. Xavier rode the Cow Train ride and loved it. We bought some apples, which I'm planning to use to make an apple pie this weekend. I wish I would have brought my camera though.
Apple Cannon:
Cow Train Ride: I took all of the images off of Apple Jack's Orchard website.

Heroes last night

I watched the 2 hour season premiere of Heroes last night. The two hours went by way too quick because it was so fast paced and so much stuff happened.

Sylar went and found Claire and we found out he doesn't eat the brain to gain power. He just pokes it around with his fingers and takes the power. So he took Claire's power and left her alive. He told her that she was special. So now Claire can't feel when she gets hurt. Sylar then goes to Level 5 to try to steal better powers. He runs into Elle and tries to steel her power but she zaps him and knocks him out and takes out the power in the whole facility and lets all the Level 5 villains out.
Hiro and Ando are in Japan. Hiro is now in charge of his dad's company. His dad leaves him a DVD recording and tells him that he must protect what is in the safe and not to open it. So of course Hiro opens it and there's another DVD. His dad says "I told you not to open it" He then again warns him to keep i…

About Me

I saw this on another blog and thought it would be fun to do.

Have you ever…
gone on a blind date? No
skipped school? Yes, Freshman & Sophomore year in High School
been to Canada? I went to Toronto about 5 years ago
been to Mexico? Yes, I’ve been to Tijuana and went during college for school and we went to Mexico City, Guanajuato & Iripuato
been to Florida? No
been on a plane? Yes, several times
been lost? Whenever I go to a new place
been on the opposite side of the country? California
swam in the ocean? Yes, in Guatemala and in California
had your booze taken away by the cops? No
lettered in high school sport? I didn’t even play a sport
cried yourself to sleep? Yes
played cops and robbers? No
played dolls? Yes
sung karaoke? Yes
paid for a meal with coins only? When I was younger, but probably quarters and ones
done something you told yourself you wouldn’t? Probably
cheated on an exam? No
made prank phone calls? Yes
laughed until some sort of beverage came out of your nose? No
danced in the rain? …

The Renaissance Festival

We went to the Renaissance Festival on Saturday with the kids. I had a buy one get one free coupon code that I had used in July to buy tickets online and I printed my tickets out on Friday. Xavier is free until he turns 6 and Olivia is free too. We got there around 10AM, which I think is when they open. It was chilly so we all wore our jackets. We walked around for a bit and looked at some shops.
Then around 11:30 we got soup bread bowls. Dan and I each got one (cream of chicken wild rice). I shared mine with Xavier and Dan shared his with Olivia. We watched a juggling act. We see this guy named Tuey every year. He's been there 28 years. We were sitting in the front row and when he asked for kids volunteers Xavier raised his hand. He said "okay" and when Xavier got up to get the ball from him he said "You looked a lot bigger sitting down". I don't think Tuey realized that Xavier was only 4. So he got up on a ladder and Xavier had to throw the …

TV - Yay!!

It's September and that means new TV shows and returning TV shows. Here's my list of shows I'll probably be watching.

New Shows:
90210 - CW premieres Monday 09/02 7PM
I already watched it and it wasn't too bad. I was a big fan of the original and it was nice to see Kelly and Brenda from the original series.
Fringe- FOX premieres Tuesday 09/09 8PM
From the creators of Lost. About a plane crash where they all survive but mysteriously die later on. Sort of like X-Files (which I loved) and Lost (which I also love). It also has Joshua Jackson and I really liked him in Dawson's Creek.
My Own Worst Enemy - NBC premieres Monday 10/13 9PM
About a guy that is living a double life but doesn't know it, starting Christian Slater. Looks intereresting too.

Returning Shows:
House- FOX premieres Tuesday 09/16 7PM
Last season left off with the bus crash involving House and Amber. House survived but Amber died and it was kind of his fault. Wilson seems blames House and their friendship is …