Monthly Archives: February 2010

I want I want

I want new furniture for the living room. A couch and a couple of chairs, specifically. The end tables, etc are all just fine- antique things but the couch isn’t even Vintage yet, just Old and Ugly, a 1967 Ethan … Continue reading

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Sewing it up!

So, I have this friend who makes incredible children’s clothes- you know the type (this is her web site). She called last night and wanted to know if I’d do some work for her- making boys pants. “I hate making … Continue reading

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I had lunch with a friend today. El found some shirrrrrrrrOH! in her freezer she’d forgotten about, and wanted to celebrate. ShirrrrrrrrrOH! is a pasty stuff made from lentils, onions and tomatoes and the mysterious and intriguing berbere spice blend…like … Continue reading

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Obligatory Snow Post

We got about 2 inches of snow last night, most of it falling before midnight. The kids were THRILLED! #4 had never seen snow before so he was whooping it up outside in the dark, then real quick figured out … Continue reading

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Dear God,

Thanks for the snow, dude! You’ve made my kids really happy. Right now, #4 is on the driveway, scooping up the white stuff with a grain scoop to make a bunker for David to drive into. David and CJ are … Continue reading

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I have to drive today, through sloppy (rain+snow) weather, to Madison to get CJ. 3 hours up and back, on back roads. I’m taking Terry’s truck, it’s heavier with better sloppy-weather tires than my beetle. CJ has some tools to … Continue reading

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Proverbs 22:6

Train up a child the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 This is the handle I hold on to. Through all the drama and heartache, long nights, and weirdness … Continue reading

Posted in Dewicate feewings, family, Good grief, He'p meh He'p meh Oh Lawzy He'p meh, kids, Sometimes she thinks too much | 4 Comments