Monthly Archives: May 2013

Chipmunks and Nail Chewing

Carter and I were leaving the bus stop the other day after getting Cody safely on the school bus when we startled a chipmunk.  It leapt into the air, grabbed the nearest tree and scampered part way up.  It clung … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – And My Lucky Pants Do It Again

Yesterday I donned my lucky pants and sweater and headed off to an official testing center to take the two state required sub-tests for Elementary Education, the WEST-E.  Throughout the entire two and a half hour long test, I had … 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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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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And Then There Was Carter

Originally posted on Shoes On The Wrong Feet:
Four years ago, 2 hours and 14 minutes shy of Mother’s Day, Carter was born.  He took one look around, expressed his distaste for the cold bright world he was born into…

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Is it Plagiarism When I Steal From Myself?

My third newspaper article ran in this Monday’s paper.  I have been busy with mid-terms this week and have not had time to pop over here and write about it.  In fact, I have been so busy and at a … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Thank You Craig’s List!

Late last week we went and looked at it.  Today it arrived.  We have been wanted to get one of these for the longest time but we have just not found one in our price range that was close by.  … 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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