Update: Week 47


This last week went well. During the weekend, Aaron and I each spent special time with each kid without the baby around. Aaron took both kids (separately) to an inside amusement park. I took D to get a mani / pedi and bought her this gigantic cake at Buffalo Wild Wings. I have not had time to do something with M yet, but the plan is to go to that Spiderverse movie and dinner either tomorrow or Monday.

Because we found the owner of the cat my sister and J rescued, my dad decided he wanted a kitten as a mouser. So we procured a kitten for him. He asked mom multiple times what she wanted to name her, and mom answered “is she staying?” every time. So her name is now Is-she. I wanted to name her Mothra, but was voted down by dad. ๐Ÿ™‚


I went out for New Year’s Eve with my friend Todd. I didn’t get a picture of him, but I got a selfie:


We were wearing all red and black. ๐Ÿ™‚ Aaron was sweet enough to watch the kids for the evening, for which I’m really grateful. He, D, and M stayed up till midnight to watch the ball drop. So we were all tired in the morning.

We have decided to sign M up for chess lessons starting Sunday. He’s resistant to change, so I hope he doesn’t object too much. He loves chess and is good at it for a self-taught 6-year-old. (In the sense that he can almost beat me, not in the sense that he is a child prodigy.)

Reading this upcoming week

currently reading

Mimesis and Greece in the Bronze Age are both long-term reads, which I’m sort of alternating through. But I’m in the mood to read just a chapter or so of each soon.

Completed this week


I pumped off a few books and one movie this week. I chose to listen to and watch Twelfth Night, but then looking at my schedule decided I would review it a little later in the comedy trimester (due to themes I’d like to set up). So the review will be upcoming, but not my first Shakespeare review. ๐Ÿ™‚





2 thoughts on “Update: Week 47

  1. The books on Greece look very interesting. I would be curious if you share your thought on them going forward. Twelfth Night is one of my favorite Shakespeare plays so I am also looking forward to what you have to say about that.

    I like the name Mothra. Either way, Is – She is very cute.


    1. I’m reading the book on Greece chapter-by-chapter, and so far it’s a lot of stuff about shards, which I don’t have much to say about. But once we move on to more substantial material, I’ll share what I’m learning more often. ๐Ÿ™‚


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