Tag Archives: Family

Simple Sunday – Missing Piece

Husband left this afternoon on a business trip.  It is not long, less than a week, but it is unusual and the boys and I feel its strangeness. He had been gone perhaps an hour.  The boys and I finished … 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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Simple Sunday – Snacks and Scents

Saturday we celebrated Carter’s birthday (yes, I know it is late, but his birthday fell close to Mother’s Day and one simply cannot compete with that when putting together a party).  He picked out the snack bags and was put … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Happy Mother’s Day. Here have a new Toilet Seat.

The day started off rather nicely.  Husband had convinced Cody that instead of serving me breakfast in bed this year, toast and coffee would suffice.  This would then allow me to have breakfast with all of them around the breakfast … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – How Much for the Cat?

The boys set up a store in our living room this morning to “sell” their snap block creations.  Using the tickets they gave me, I purchased three items, then paused and asked, “How much for the cat?” The cat was … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – A Mini Vacation

Today felt like a mini vacation.  Yesterday we completed a long list of errands and tasks, leaving today open for fun.  We went to the Phoenix Zoo, followed by lunch out, and finally ice cream, before finding our way home. … Continue reading

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Bad Joke

In my classroom, we end our day with about ten minutes of a share, telling, or joke.  There is a sign-up list the students use to maintain some order in the process.  Many of the students lately have gotten into … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Easter Birthday

Today Cody turns 11.  It is the first time since his birth that Easter falls on his birthday.  The next time this will happen, he will be turning 22.  Happy birthday sweet boy.  You are amazing! I re-post his birth … Continue reading

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Replay

“The Cubs are on a roll in the replay of the game!” exclaimed Cody shortly after he had just seen them lose to the Pittsburgh Pirates. I simply shook my head, smiled, and agreed with him.

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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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