Monthly Archives: July 2013

Simple Sunday – Mojitos, Pie & Friends

Yesterday we hosted our second annual Summer Pie Day, one of the many made-up, food centric, family holidays that we celebrate. The adults enjoyed refreshing mojitos using this recipe although modified to include mint instead of basil.  The kids set … Continue reading

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Babies Come From Vashon Island

Several weeks ago we were invited to a friend’s birthday party which was located on a piece of private beach attached to their neighborhood community center.  The open aired structure and bbq area sit atop a grassy hill that slops … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Summer Squash

Today I stayed indoors all day despite the lovely weather so as to finish a concept paper for my Reading and Language Arts class that is due tomorrow.  Writing school papers does not make for good blogging material (even though … Continue reading

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I Still Can’t Believe They Print This Stuff!

Here is the link to my latest newspaper article that ran in the paper on Monday. This is my fifth article since I was offered a chance to be one of five reader columnists for The News Tribune for this … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Scrap Wood

One thousand two hundred and twenty pounds of scrap wood loaded into our trailer, driven to the dump, and unloaded from our trailer.  Not bad for a Sunday morning. I am sure that Husband and I would not have been … Continue reading

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Wishing on a Rock

Yesterday I was a rock star. After creating a lesson plan and presenting that lesson to a group of my cohorts (((who had to pretend to be six and seven year olds (my lesson was teaching near-doubles addition to a … Continue reading

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