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My seven year old is walking briskly around the kitchen island. He also has a fist full of carrots in his hands. I asked him what he was doing. “Exercising” he replied “Excerising…why” “Because I am getting fat.” he answered … Continue reading

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To Catch the Tooth Fairy

Last evening Michael came home from Boy Scouts all excited because he had lost yet another tooth! So the baby tooth was wrapped up in a little plastic baggy and as my husband was putting Michael to bed, Michael whispered to Chris that he … Continue reading

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Growing up, a typical morning breakfast in our home consisted of a bowl of your favorite cereal with milk and a one-a-day vitamin. The only breakfast actually ever”cooked” was on Christmas morning after the gifts had been opened. My dad would make a … Continue reading

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!!!

Ahhh the weather has cooled some, the days are growing shorter, even the tree outside my bedroom window has started to show signs of fall with a few changing leaves. It is September and with September comes the most wonderful … Continue reading

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Gracie Gives…

Two years ago Grace chopped off most of her hair and I ended up giving her a Moe Fine rendition of the bowl cut. I told her that if she didn’t cut her hair and let it grow, she would be … Continue reading

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Childhood Wonder…

“To trade a childhood wonder for a plausible explanation – is there a worst trade one makes in life?”  ~Robert Brault (American free-lance writer)

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Hot Dog in a Nutshell!

OK…yesterday was Carnival day for my kids at Sumer Rec. I gave both children 3 dollars to spend on a snack while at the carnival for 3 hours. Guess how each child decided to spend their money. “Grace…any change?” “No … Continue reading

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