Monthly Archives: July 2011

Paisley Croutons

When I got married, I knew how to make cookies and Mexican rice, and croutons. I believe my mother was the one to make the first batch but after that it became my responsibility. These croutons were very well loved and I loved … Continue reading

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homegrown tomatoes

Ain’t nothin’ in the world that I like better Than bacon & lettuce & homegrown tomatoes Up in the mornin’ out in the garden Get you a ripe one, don’t get a hard one Plant `em in the spring eat … Continue reading

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ode to my jade bangle

It finally happened. After wearing if for a third of my lifetime, my lovely bangle broke.I’m now left with the broken pieces and a quickly fading tan line. Dad bought mom and I these jade bangles back in August of 2004. … Continue reading

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Lake Moo Maw

Last weekend, we ventured a few hours east and found ourselves at the lovely Lake Moo Maw.Seriously such a beautiful place. A few friends joined us and we had a wonderful time eating scrumptious camp food, singing ‘Two less lonely … Continue reading

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Girl Party.

I love having the girls over. It makes me happy. As I sit in the midst of them all and listen to the laughter, chatter and love, I feel blessed. Today was a good day. The girls started arriving at … Continue reading

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Crusher Times

This is the Crusher. It was the family’s fun vehicle. We took it over hill and dale, by precarious cliffs, made many a mother scream, and once, drove it from the Bay Area to San Luis Obispo because our other … Continue reading

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This is a story of a stolen camera. Mine! How’d you guess. So. On day two of operation ‘get to Virginia,’ Wes and I boarded our flight from LAX to IAD, our final destination. We had no checked luggage, just … Continue reading

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