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The Septic Tank Is A Metaphor

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Today was a great big smelly mess of a day. It started with all the kids BUT Rerun going back to school (which he was happy about).¬† But Ane missed the bus (not good), and the Webmaster was concerned that the laundry room toilet wasn’t draining properly. And then the toilet in the main bathroom […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, September 13th, 2019

It has been four years since we bought the bunk bed, hoping that this would be a workable short-term solution to our rooming issues. Look how happy Rerun and Thumper were about their new beds. And we thought, “okay, this is just temporary until we can get the house remodel done!” Oh, what fools we […]



Moving Day

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Well, it’s official – everyone is now settled into their new rooms! Ane has a new duvet cover that better matches her new Maui theme on order, but she’s just happy to have her own space again. With the palm leaf wall hanging, the pineapple fairy lights, her Lilo & Stitch picture, and her 5K […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Anyone else remember when we first moved Tad and Rerun into a new room of their own?¬† That was in 2011. The walls that had been painted periwinkle for Ane were turned into two shades of blue, Tad got his captain’s bed, and we moved them in. Well, this weekend, almost exactly 8 years later, […]