Category Archives: Little Feet

Skinny Dipping is the Answer

Yesterday afternoon Carter and I were sitting pool-side enjoying popsicles.  His was raspberry.  Mine was lime.  It was hot, maybe 108 or so and the popsicles were dripping. Try as we might, we could not keep up with the drips.  … Continue reading

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So they Sew

It all started with a small travel sewing kit I received when I was Maiden of Honor at a friend’s wedding almost seven years ago.  It is a simple kit, one with a few colors of thread, a needle, three … Continue reading

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The Right Words

I do not have them, the right words. I have the boys on a summer school schedule, one that we follow fairly consistently.  We do some store-bought, grade-level appropriate workbooks in the morning after breakfast.  We have free time/time to … Continue reading

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No Longer Worth the Fight

It started out like any other day. We got up and lounged around on the couch in our p.j.s.  I read aloud a couple chapters of a Jigsaw Jones chapter book, tracking as I read with my bookmark.  The boys, … Continue reading

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Things I Find in the Dryer

me:  Carter!  You can not leave Steve in your pocket.  Don’t you remember what happened to Sheep? carter: In his sweet little angelic voice – Sorry momma but sometimes I forget things. me: sigh… This is Steve.  He is from … Continue reading

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1998 Was a Good Year for Sidewalks

A person who has a great appreciation for and deep knowledge of wine is called a oenophile.  But what about a person who has a great appreciation and interest in sidewalks?  What are they called? Let me tell you.  They … Continue reading

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Another Wonderful Year

This will be his last year in the single digits.  Today Cody, my first born son, turns nine.  As my long time readers know, Cody was born premature – a 26 weeker.  He weighed 2 pounds 1.5 ounces.  I consider … Continue reading

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Walking and Talking

The boys accompanied Haley and I on our morning walk today.  The weather was perfect, the cool before the heat of the day.  Walking with the boys, one must be prepared for all types of conversation topics and they rarely … Continue reading

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At Least I Have More Teeth

Today is my birthday. Today I also stayed home from work so as to take Cody into the hospital for his outpatient Botox procedure (I am too tired (and not sure I could adequately explain it anyway) to go into … Continue reading

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Just Trying to Get the Girl

Groundhog Day. We can add that to the ever growing list of events/items/holidays/things that I know about but don’t really know all that much about. When Cody became of the question-asking-age many years ago, I realized that my vast banks … Continue reading

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