One that we often hear is, "I bet life is never dull at your house!" This particular sentiment is certainly true. Life is full of variety, and sometimes a bit of humor, too.
This afternoon Alexander was reading to Jaynie in English as part of his school work.
As he was reading, he commented that his tongue gets much more tired reading English aloud than it does when he reads Russian.
After some tongue gymnastics, Alexander concluded that the culprit in English is the "th" sound. There is no equivalent in Russian.
Rather than shying away from the "th" sound, Alexander spent the afternoon slipping the consanant blend in all sorts of creative places. For example, our puppy, Sunshine, became "Thunthine" on the tip of his twisted tongue!
I missed most of Alexander's mouth mayhem because I tagged along with Tessa as she vistited her stylist, Mallory, for a practice run on her wedding hair-do.
The entire process took about two hours, so Tessa looked through books of wedding hairdos for ideas.
Mallory teased the top to add height, which made Tessa wince!
Both Tessa and I were quite pleased with Mallory's efforts.
However, the unveiling...
...will have to wait until the wedding.