Monday, August 25, 2008

End of the Summer Weekend

The girls screaming on The Whip at Kiddieland, a ride that lives up to its vertiginous name. Dad took the girls on Sunday while I spent the day cleaning out closets in preparation for school. Packed up four big bags of clothes for friends with babies, some never worn! Ouch. Listened to Robert Plant and Alison Krauss's album as I worked - awesome.

Eleanor on stage at the Music Box with the rest of the mermaid parade. "Excuse me, excuse me," she hailed the emcee, demanding an introduction. "I'm Eleanor." That's my girl.

Here is my latest post on Chicago Moms Blog about my decision to give up that sweet sweet magic elixir that works like a flint on my brain and a fuse on my nerves.


The Hen said...

My Eleanor would be so mad at me if she saw these pictures -- I totally forgot that the Mermaid sing-a-long ended last weekend -- and we never made it there. Oh well. And tell me what you think about Kiddieland. I haven't been there since I was a kid. Is it worth the trip?

Cindy Fey said...

Kiddieland is so worth the trip. Here's my take on it last summer: