Monthly Archives: May 2008


Webster’s defines awkward as lacking social grace and assurance or causing embarrassment.  I define it as having to talk to my kids about breasts.  Particularly, mine.  Let me preface this whole experience by saying I am not comfortable talking to my kids about their … Continue reading

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The face of a little man

My little buddy is not my baby anymore.  Gone are the exaggerated chubber chipmunk cheeks and the rounded face.  In it’s place is a longer version of the adorable face I know.  His cheeks are still full but in a little boy way instead of … Continue reading

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Pork & Beans

  As always, Weezer’s new song Pork & Beans is awesome.  I just watched the video and it is a great blend of all those YouTube videos that get watched a million times.  See how many you can spot. And … Continue reading

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Calgon, take me away

  I am so tired.  I had offered to my sister a while ago that her 2 youngest (Madi & Hayden) could spend the weekend here.  My oldest niece, Brooke, had a soccer tournament in Traverse City this weekend and the … Continue reading

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If you build it, they will stay

 When we moved into our house 7 years ago, we wanted to put up a privacy fence.  Our neighbors weren’t terrible or anything, we just thought it would be great to have our backyard to ourselves.  The problem came when we started adding up … Continue reading

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Why I’ll never leave the house without my fur

    It has come to my attention that I’ve been slacking in a major way.  I have never talked about the zoo we have going on here.  It started simply enough 12 years ago when Dan & I first … Continue reading

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Move over June Cleaver

I don’t know what has happened to me, but I am just about the most domesticated person I know!  Not really.  BUT I am waaay more than I ever pictured myself becoming.  I really don’t know what’s come over me. 

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