Tag Archives: Family

Simple Sunday – Cookies and Cheese

This weekend Carter wanted to bake cookies with me. He decided on peanut butter with chocolate chips. After all the ingredients had been carefully measured and mixed – well, as carefully as an impatient eight-year-old boy can be – Carter … Continue reading

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Diarrhea and Diabetes

It started with an arm fart.  You know the noise.  The one that is produced when lips blow onto the skin of the arm close to or on the crook of the elbow. It was a juicy one.  Produced by … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Poster Making Day

Last Sunday was poster making day at Casa de Shoes on the Wrong Feet.  Carter had an All About Me poster to complete, Cody had his massive tri-fold Science poster to put together, and I had my small tri-fold Informational … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – 10

Yesterday Cody turned ten. The big one zero. The full two hands. Double digits. Wow. Every year, I go back and reread the first post I wrote about his birthday and every year it gives me chills.  Those of you … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Taking Flight

Before the Arizona rains came and the boys did this, we saved a morning dove from much distress and perhaps even an early death. Husband and the boys had taken the dogs for a walk while I stayed home and … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Zombies and Robo-Sharks

It was the quarantine.  Or maybe the robo-sharks. It could even have been the intensive laser testing.  Whatever it was, it has kept me from gaining access to my computer for the past two months, from blogging. It was most … Continue reading

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Lay off the Candy, Alice Cooper!

Husband and I were having a conversation at the dinner table tonight about a band that we are going to see with some friends next month.  The band, Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers (the lead singer was in the band … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Star Wars Sunday

How did you spend your last Sunday of 2015?  We awoke early to watch the force awaken – in 3-D at the IMAX. After the movie, which was awesome, we went out to eat for my favorite meal – second … Continue reading

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An Early Christmas (Photographically Represented Using Carter’s Stuffed Owls, Barney and Barney Jr.)

Last weekend we drove to Tucson to celebrate an early Christmas with family.  Cody and Carter’s cousins are heading out of town for the actual event, so we convened at my mother-in-law’s house for dinner and presents. Carter, of course, … Continue reading

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The Double Standard of Belief (or What to Wear to a Hanukkah Party)

My parents were both raised to believe in God.  Both of them, somewhere along the way, chose to stop. I was raised to notice and believe in the wholeness and beauty of nature.  That was our belief system, although at … Continue reading

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