Friday, February 29, 2008

Margaret Thatcher, Guru

I have a simple life, but it can be a busy life. Today it was finishing up a rush of bow orders while simultaneously trying to keep a 3-year old happy and a 1-year old from eating toilet paper. I wish I could report that I handled it all with grace and beauty but, truth be told, it was FRUSTRATING...

At the end of the day however, when the orders have been shipped, the messes finally put away, and my girls are tucked into bed (with toilet paper safely digested), I am reminded of one of my very favorite quotes:


"Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it."

-Margaret Thatcher

Genderbred Houses

My 14-year old daughter invited friends over tonight to make gingerbread houses. She's our oldest child, and it was the first time she ...