Archive for July, 2006

“That’s not a dog, that’s your brother!”

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006

The Munchkin has: 1) been watching too much “Lilo and Stitch” 2) been playing with my parents’ dog Rusty too often (or not enough) 3) an over-active imagination Take your pick. Her most recent thing is to insist that Baby Boy is her dog. She will try and call him to her: “Come here, boy, […]

No whining allowed

Monday, July 24th, 2006

Yesterday’s temperature in the Puget Sound area: 95 degrees Today’s expected high temperature in the Puget Sound area: 85 degrees Today’s expected high temperature in Baghdad: 115 degrees I guess I can’t complain about the weather here, then, lest the Captain come straight back from Iraq and smack me. 🙂 The kids have been surprisingly […]

An auspicious day

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006

We have a wedding to attend this evening! I’m amazed that the bride is old enough to drive a car, much less get married. I must be getting old. Six years ago today, the Webmaster and I were preparing for our own wedding by attending a wedding! Today is Chris and Heidi’s anniversary – Girl […]

Deja vu all over again

Friday, July 21st, 2006

The Webmaster came home yesterday with a spring in his step and a smile on his face. And why shouldn’t he be happy? He’d just been laid off! The company that he’s worked at for nearly six years is undergoing major restructuring to avoid outright collapse. And venture capital only lasts for so long – […]