“About Mom” interveiws

I noticed “About Mom” interview questions going around Facebook.  It is so cute to read what my friends’ little children say about them!  So I decided to see what my own children would say.  I kept them separate (except for Abigail’s, when Kathryn was around) so they had no idea what their siblings had said.  […]

Jonathan's talks and persuasive writing

Jonathan’s talks and persuasive writing

Jonathan writes his own talks and tries to convince us to spoil him. :)

Kathryn's second haircut

Kathryn’s second haircut

Now that I start this post, I am reminded that I forgot to post about her first haircut 3 months ago.  I seem to have misplaced the pictures for that one so I guess it’ll come later.  Hopefully.  :)  Anyway… We get up early to get Jonathan and Emma to school.  Extremely early.  So now […]

Mother’s Day

Jonathan and Emma have been obsessed with Mother’s Day this week. Something about it being the theme at school I guess… This evening Jonathan has been trying to brainstorm all the things he should give me. He says he’s giving me a card and a cut-out heart. Bryan recommended the gift of a clean room […]

“Ah need somethun else”

Our insurance provider has one of the most infuriating phone trees I’ve experienced. Aside from the fact that the listings never seem to include what I am actually looking for (not even on the third listing set), the automated voice seems nearly unable to understand me. And, unlike many systems, this one doesn’t give the […]

Hot dogs

Hot dogs

I am not a hot dog fan, but Jonathan definitely is.

Cauter Snake

Jonathan and Bryan have a game – one quotes a movie line and the other tries to identnify the movie. Theyre amazingly good at this. Theyd been playing this for a round or two when the following transpired:

Feasting on the scriptures

Feasting on the scriptures

No, Kathryn, that was not meant to be literal.

Quorum of the Twelve . . . uh, Something-or-Others

Quorum of the Twelve . . . uh, Something-or-Others

Apparently, the following story is not for the easily offended in the Church.

IRS humor

IRS humor

OK, so I’ve been looking through the IRS site to research a few things, and came across this:

Bribes. If you receive a bribe, include it in your income.

So… doesn’t reporting a bribe kind of go against the original intention of it? :)

And here are some more:

Illegal activities. Income from illegal activities, such as money from dealing illegal drugs, must be included in your income on Form 1040, line 21, or on Schedule C or Schedule C-EZ (Form 1040) if from your self-employment activity.

Stolen property. If you steal property, you must report its fair market value in your income in the year you steal it unless in the same year, you return it to its rightful owner.