Monthly Archives: September 2012

Simple Sunday – Listening to Carter’s Bones

Carter does not have school on Friday.  To entertain ourselves we went to a local playground.  As we were almost there Carter spied a trail he wanted to check out and told me his bones were telling him they needed … Continue reading

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Beer Goggles Carter Style

I was looking through old photographs for a picture of Carter as a little guy to put in my Skater Boy post and came across this picture from June of 2010. It made me laugh out loud and I love … Continue reading

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Hanging with the Skater Boys on a Tuesday Afternoon

Ever since Carter can remember, he and I have been making almost weekly trips to the local skate park.  When he was a baby and a small toddler he rode in his stroller and later, as the years went by, … Continue reading

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The Cat Conundrum Continues

I don’t know about you but when I hear about a child being abducted, it chills me to my core.  When I hear that the child was abducted by family, for wrong or right, it lessens my horror, especially if … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday–Café Cody

One morning Cody asked me to help him write a menu for his café, I transcribed his dictation. I do not see myself going there for a cup of coffee any time soon.

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Garden Gnome Season

Apparently late September in the Pacific Northwest is not Garden Gnome season.  I get it, really I do.  Most people consider the garden gnome’s habitat to be a traditional garden, one of flowers or vegetables.  I, however have to disagree.  … Continue reading

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Fort Flagler – One Point on the Triangle of Fire

I will never be a historian or a historical writer so if you want the history of the three forts Fort Warden, Fort Casey, and Fort Flagler that make up the “Triangle of Fire” you have come to the wrong … Continue reading

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Cedar Tree Bus Stop Balance

Lurking just off the edge of our property is a patch of beautiful cedar trees and it is here where Carter’s bus stop is located.  Today after what seemed like a simultaneously too long and too short summer, we walked … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Shires Aplenty

I know that not everyone who attends their 20 year high school reunion gets to spend some time hanging out with a dozen Shire horses, but if you grew up where I did, such a thing would not even raise … Continue reading

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Me, Socially Awkward? Umm, Yeah.

This weekend is my twentieth high school reunion.  I am not sure how it happened that I find myself in this situation since I feel like I am only about twenty-nine, maybe thirty, but certainly not the almost forty year … Continue reading

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