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Simple Sunday – Brought to you by the Letter P

me:  Who peed on the floor? The boys look up from their play, there is one moment, two moments, three moments of confused silence, and then they smile and start to laugh…

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The Right Clothes for the Job

The blue cloudless sky and bright shining orb in the sky is reflective of what the weather report promises for today, sun and warmth.  I pull out the boys’ shorts from the plastic storage bins under their bed and they … Continue reading

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The Little Blue Robin Egg

On our walk home from the school bus this afternoon I spied a small light blue egg shell by the side of the road.  It was really only half a shell and it led to the following discussion. carter: If … Continue reading

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Unearthed

This morning Carter got up on the wrong side of the bed (for the life of me I can’t figure out how he continues to do this for when we combined the boys’ beds into bunk beds we made sure … Continue reading

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Sun and Whine

It was a blistering 68 degrees this afternoon in our lovely corner of the Pacific Northwest.  Carter was home with me all day as he does not have preschool on Fridays.  He was tired of watching me wash dishes, do … Continue reading

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This Just in (or Would That be Out?)

This afternoon I received a call from the school nurse.  She quickly assured me that everything was fine (the first words out of anyone’s mouth from the school when they call.  It only took one time of them calling and … Continue reading

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Snippets of Life

I am tired and my mind is not really wanting to do this writing thing.  I fear that if I don’t push myself every now and again to create something more than math homework and history papers I will forget … Continue reading

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Bioluminescence and a Badge for Beating up a Hippo

Over a lunchtime bowl of mac and cheese, Carter and I got to talking about what he wanted to be when he grew up.  It was a toss up between a botanist and a garbage man. The conversation started with … Continue reading

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Taking Things Too Far

Earlier last week I had the pleasure of taking Carter to the doctor.  He was in need of a couple immunizations before we could get him registered for kindergarten over the weekend.  I explained why Husband and I felt the … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – You Are Only as Old as Your Shot Glass Says You Are

I would like to believe the saying that you are only as old as you think you are but then I take a look at the shot glass on my dining room table and realize that, no, I am just … Continue reading

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