Archive for October, 2006

The award goes to the woman nodding off in the corner

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

The Webmaster thinks I am wonderful, caring, valiant wife. This is due to the fact that for the last 3 work mornings, I have popped myself out of bed at 7:30 am, roused the kids, piled them into the minivan and driven him to the park-and-ride while our other car was in the shop. Note […]

Triangle cookies

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

My mother has a terrific recipe for a pumpkin cookie. Every October, when candy corn is sold in stores, she would make these cookies. They are pumpkin and raisin with a hint of cinnamon, with a caramel frosting and a candy corn on top of each cookie. The Munchkin discovered candy corn last week at […]


Monday, October 23rd, 2006

Our weekend got off to a rather rotten start, I thought. Since we purchased the minivan back in June, the Webmaster has been driving around my 1998 Ford Contour, which is not the greatest car in the world, but has been pretty reliable. That all ended at the mechanic’s shop on Friday, with a need […]

Open to interpretation

Friday, October 20th, 2006

The Munchkin, like many little girls the world over, loves to play dress-up. She has a few large T-shirts that she calls “dresses,” and will wear them over her clothes to play around the house in. Most of these shirts are hand-me-downs from her Ojichan, my father. One particular shirt that she likes a lot […]