Tag Archives: Kids

Sweet(s)!

Carter likes things that are old (I refuse to use the word antique because some of the items he view as antique are from the 80’s). He also likes things that are sweet. He has recently become enthralled with his … Continue reading

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Walking Genius

Last night Husband was crowned with the title “Walking Genius” from non other than our son, Carter. Such high praise from a tween requires explanation. Apparently, unbeknownst to me, Husband has had a life long empty Hershey’s Syrup bottle ritual.  … Continue reading

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Selfie Bomb – When I Leave My Phone on the Counter

I expect it from my teenager, but not from my husband.  

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Eating (with) Grandma

Late last week as I was rummaging around in our freezer, I came across some leftover Practice Thanksgiving turkey. I really need to clean out my freezer more often. (If you are unfamiliar with our family created holiday, you can … Continue reading

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Natural Social Distancing

A couple weeks ago we got out of town and went in search of nature. The pups were excited to be invited along, squeezing out of the house as we loaded up the car, happy to wait in the back … Continue reading

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Making the News and Reopening Schools

When the state that you live in makes the national news, especially in these times, you can be pretty confident that it is not a good thing. This along with a virtual town hall hosted by my school district’s superintendent … Continue reading

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Colonel Mustard in the Billiard Room with the Wrench?

Weighing in at about six pounds and with a length of 20 inches, our billiard table is elegant and impressive. Cue sticks of 22 inches long, balls, triangle, and table brush all scaled to size, it proudly proves that good … Continue reading

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A Trader Joe’s Christmas in Spring

As like most things, shopping looks a lot different in this time of COVID-19. Husband is the main grocery store shopper. He goes out as infrequently as possible, using curbside pick-up whenever possible. The list of places we shop has … Continue reading

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Nervous Pickles

me: Why are there spots of juice or something on the table? Cody: It was the pickle jar. It sweats ever time I open it – it gets nervous. Cody is a voracious pickle eater who has been known to eat many, … Continue reading

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Back in the Summer of ’95

A couple weeks ago during one of our dinner conversations, the question of whether cats have bellybuttons came up. I started telling a story of the momma cat who had her litter of kittens in the closet of a housemate … Continue reading

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