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Flashback Friday

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

I do love snuggling with Rerun and Thumper when they crawl into bed in the mornings… with their cold feet that they immediately stick on me. The teenagers can’t be dragged out of bed before 9 if I’m lucky.  It’s usually closer to 10. How things have changed. Or not.  This was summer of 2008. […]



At Least We Can Leave The House

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Day 2 of Mid-winter break. We can leave the house, thankfully.  Ane is babysitting over the next few days and making some $$$ right now.  More than her mother, anyway.  I should charge her for gas. The boys are busy trying to con me into as much Xbox time as possible. Fortunately, we have something […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, February 15th, 2019

And that’s it.  No school at all this week.  No school next week, thanks to midwinter break. All this “family togetherness” might kill us. Oh, for warm beaches and sunshine… It’s a little too late to plan to spend next week in Hawaii, right?



Vacation Begins – Hold On To Your Cookies

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Today is the day the kids have been looking forward to. THE FIRST DAY OF VACATION. I could have really used a few more days with them out of the house, but the school district didn’t agree. Now, to try and get things done with kids underfoot… wrapping presents is going to be difficult.