Odds and ends.

Jeremy is in Iowa this week.  That’s where the corn is and he follows the corn crop around.  I never thought he would know so much about agriculture.  He tells me that it’s a bumper crop this year.  This is the text he sent me within hours of landing in Iowa – a candied bacon sundae (and his colleague, Josh, but really, the star is the the ice cream).

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I’m starting to pull together all the information for fall classes in nursing school.  I’m starting clinicals this fall, so I needed to get a background check and drug screening done.  I’m not a felon!  Nor do I have any illicit drugs in my system!  I still need to get my TB test done.

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Edda got sent home again for lice.  After she got home, I recieved the camp-wide email alert which said that lice has been found and to look after your children’s heads.  A little embarrassing.  She was generally happier than the photo below shows as we spent a good part of the afternoon treating and combing through her hair.

Now we are just going to comb her hair every morning before camp.  I bought a handful of lice combs so we can all comb together – a family activity. It is not unusual to find me, Vince, and Nat at 8 am combing through Edda’s hair while Edda laughs and laughs.  A friend called me and recommended the lice lady – a very nice person who comes to your house to delouse a head for $200.  We are not there yet.  But I’m not above calling the lice lady if we are at our wits end.

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