Category Archives: kids

Moving Day

Our eldest son is moving out (again) today.  I am….not sad. Mainly because once he’s out, the room he was in will get a serious scrub down, a fresh coat of wax on the floor and paint on the walls. … Continue reading

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reaching up

I have been a housewife for 25 years. When I was a child, I dreamed of various things. I wanted to be a physician- a neurologist or maybe a psychiatrist, then decided no, the sight of blood made me faint … Continue reading

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The Morning Routine

6:00 am Terry: Time to get up, #4. It’s 6. #4: uuuuuuhhhnnnn5moreminuteshnnnnnn 6:15 Me: Time to get up, Sunshine (or Sparky, or Sweetcheeks, whatever comes to mind). (throws the puppy onto the bed, he proceeds to bounce around like Tigger … Continue reading

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CJ called and asked if I’d go to Savannah with him. How sweet is that! He chose him MOM to go to the Party Town of the East Coast, instead of one of his goober friends! So of course I … Continue reading

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The papers have been signed.

It’s all over but the final stuff and a date being set. No. I am not getting a divorce! CJ, my 20 year old, the one that gave us such Fun Times as dropping out of high school (to his … Continue reading

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The long long day

I’m kinda feeling a bit (something) for #4. He decided he wanted to play basketball, so I signed him up. He’s never played basketball before, so he practiced with the team and participates in the scrimmage games on Saturday mornings, … Continue reading

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He’s Back!

Yes! #4 Is In The House! I know, it’s Tuesday and he came back Sunday, but I have been so overwhelmed by the sheer joy of a cracking-voiced-now-taller-than-me 12 year old that I’ve been too busy revelling in his company … Continue reading

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It’s quite a day!

25-1/2 years ago I wove my feminine wiles with a pot roast, and convinced Terry I was The One. 25 years ago today, we got married in my parents front yard, with day lilies and hostas blooming, and a couple … Continue reading

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Now I feel better!

It’s smoky around here. They’re calling it “The Sweat Farm Again Fire” because the same area burned a few years ago. It has the entire region under smoke. We are not in any danger, it’s a good bit south and … Continue reading

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I picked up #4 from 4-H camp about an hour ago. The first thing he did was to lean into my shoulder and mumble “finally. Intelligent conversation. Mom, all they did in my cabin was tell yo’mama jokes.” He added … Continue reading

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