Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Mardi Gras

What a Day! My dad was in the hospital again, for kidney stones this time (which has actually been on and off for about 3 weeks) and my mom called first thing this morning to see if I could go and sit at the hospital to keep my dad company and keep my mom informed of any changes. I was still deciding if I thought that Skyler was well enough to go to school, and started making arrangements for my kids. After getting Skyler to school Ethan started playing with the playdough which was all dried up and crusty, so I decided to make some fresh playdough for them. This was received well, and I thought it would be a perfect time to grab a shower... unfortunately I got out to the sound of breaking glass and to find Ryley standing in the middle of the table, covered with playdough!

I cleaned up and then went off to dadsit at the hospital, and was even able to bring him home this afternoon. I made it home in time for some celebrations. You see last year I realized that there was a celebration that I had been missing - Mardi Gras! I will be happy to lent away a few pounds, but I was in for the fun. We spent some time decorating our masks, enjoyed some yummy Jambalaya, marched around to make our own parade, and then enjoyed a kings cake for dessert (traditional celebration cake). I must say they know what they are doing, so we will have to repeat this in the future.

1 comment:

Dorienne said...

Looks like a fun celebration. Hope your dad is feeling better. Will be be having treatment soon?