Monthly Archives: September 2011

many things of great interest.

That’s a line from Cheaper by the Dozen. You should listen to the book. It’s great. So. First of all. I’m amazing. That sounds rather boastful. So maybe I’ll change it to I feel amazing. Here’s why. That thing I’m … Continue reading

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Times one hundred. At least. Last post I mentioned something about thankfulness for safety. Wes was a part of a crew that cut down tree after tree after tree in an attempt to turn a forest into a nice playground … Continue reading

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in my hot little hands

Three guesses as to the little treasure I’m holding. But if you don’t get it on the first try, I think I might say you’re not using your cranium to its full potential. Except that might be too harsh. So … Continue reading

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And the world smiles with you.¬†Generally. Sometimes. Usually. In this story, yes! I am anxiously awaiting the arrival of my camera but thought I’d regale you with my smile story while we are waiting. So, we were in North Carolina … Continue reading

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Outer Banks.

There’s this great line in the movie Ice Age that goes something like this, ‘I don’t know about you guys but we sure are the strangest herd I’ve ever seen.’ We’re having a family reunion. And that quote kind of … Continue reading

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Hi. I feel as though I stepped into a whirlwind last Thursday and have just been plopped down into my house to pick up the pieces. The laundry’s spinning away, kitchen looks decent enough, my dresser drawers are beautifully arranged … Continue reading

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