We’re in the grip of a fall cold, but we’re managing to keep the party rolling.

We have lots of blocks for building spaceships and weapons.

Rose: "Dis is my twusty sword."

Rose: “Dis is my twusty sword.”

We have ample costuming.

If an elephant never forgets, it's time for math.

If an elephant never forgets, it’s time for math.

We have drums.

Nice and slappy.

Nice and slappy.

And we have decent scenery for walking to the park.

God is extravagant and unashamed of quaint, overdone pictures.

God is extravagant and unashamed of quaint, overdone pictures.

And we have Old Hat New Hat and Calvin and Hobbes to read a lot. It makes us feel better.