Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Someday People

Some people display pretty rocks and shells in a cute dish in their bathroom. We are not some people.  We are someday people. These rocks and shells were lovingly collected and put in a Ziploc bag by the boys the … Continue reading

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Fire with all the Works

I think it would be safe to say that on the third of July, we were in the very small minority of people living in Phoenix, AZ, to have a backyard fire.  On purpose. The sun was still out, the … Continue reading

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“Where’s the Tequila?” Asks My 11 Year Old Son

What do you do when it is 108 degrees out and the weather forecast is predicting 120 degrees in just a few days time?  You practice making sweet sun tea. Cody and Carter researched sun tea and found a recipe … Continue reading

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The Unicorn in my Backyard

Like a mythical beast, elusive and awe inspiring, summer has slipped into our lives.  Knowing it is only here for a little while increases the desire to grab onto it, to look it square in the face and drink it … Continue reading

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My Towel

My Towel My towel does not travel on the days that you are gone. Instead it hangs upon the wall face looking blue and long. It wants to see the bathroom from a new and different view. Oh how sad … Continue reading

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We Built This City

At first I was impressed. It was 7:20 and time for the boys to start thinking about heading to bed.  I had been out in the backyard with Husband enjoying an after dinner margarita and had let the time slip … Continue reading

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Nine Day Weekend

We are on Spring Break (or as Carter calls it, our nine day weekend). It is glorious. So far we have gone to the Science Center where we watched a 3-D movie about the monarch butterfly migration, the boys played … Continue reading

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Stolen Love

During a lunchtime discussion, a coworker of mine started telling us about a problem she was having with a couple students in her room.  Apparently they had been sneaking back into the room at the end of the day as … Continue reading

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Shoes on the Wrong Feet Flashbacks – 2016

January: We hosted a rather nice remembrance for Husband’s father.  Carter made the Swedish colored paper chain as an addition to the centerpiece.   Carter discovered the 80’s in the form of a headband.  He rocked the look for a … Continue reading

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A Long Time Gone

So… There is something I neglected to write about, something that has significantly affected my life and has been the cause, or partial cause, of my lack of blogging. It happened back in April. It was a one line email … Continue reading

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