Monthly Archives: December 2013

Merry Christmas, everyone. No, really, Merry Christmas!

It’s almost 8 am. We’ve been up since 5, which is the Time To Get Up On Christmas Morning. All the stuff has been opened, the wrapping paper gathered up, the cinnamon rolls (from a can, as the skies didn’t … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve and all that jazz.

First, get this video going, and listen while you read. Merry Christmas! Christmas Eve! The whole month…well…3 weeks, anyway…has been Christmas. All of it. From the planning of food to the singing of songs and going to church and decorations … Continue reading

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More on Dead Klaus

Dead Klaus now has his own Facebook page. Just do a search for his name there, and give it a Like!  

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The Story of Dead Klaus

Several months ago, David came home with this half-grown kitten. He was kind of small for his age, but had an enormous head (proportionally speaking) and paws. David said the kitten was a feral one that had taken to hanging … Continue reading

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overwhelmedish

Once upon a time, back when the boys were all very young and culture dictated that I was supposed to be harried and late to everything and have baby-barf on my clothes most of the time, I was none of … Continue reading

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Traditional Family Values

One of our household Christmas Traditions is the Unreasonable Gift Request. It started when the boys were young enough to believe they could possibly get whatever they asked for, and had absolutely no clue about what “budget” meant. When they … Continue reading

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That Christmas Spirit

Yep, Christmas is here. I used to think all the hoopla was the wind-up-and-get-ready for The Big Thing on December 25, but now that age and wisdom has superceded youth and ignorance, I realize Christmas is a thing that lasts … Continue reading

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