Monthly Archives: April 2020

Simple Sunday – Sigh

It has been thirty-seven days since we left the house as a family to go somewhere, actually getting out of the car. (I’m not counting going for a sanity drive, as going somewhere, nor am I counting walks.) I’m feeling … Continue reading

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Am I Married to He Who Must Not Be Named?

Last weekend as I was focused on cleaning the garage, Husband shaved his facial hair. Without warning. The last time this happened was about ten years ago. Basically, Cody and Carter do not know of a time when he did … Continue reading

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The 90’s had a Smell and I Found it in my Garage

Our garage. It is a turmoil of stuff – stuff we need, stuff we don’t need, stuff we don’t even know we have and don’t need (or do we?).? Plainly, just too much stuff if you ask me. If you … Continue reading

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Unexpected Moments in Teaching Remotely

Working from home as a third grade teacher can lead to some unexpected moments.

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Baby Got B(ack)iscuits

Today my buttermilk was one day past the expiration date. So I did the only thing that seemed appropriate for such a situation. Husband stared on with a smirk on his face, an expression of amusement mixed with a healthy … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Our Gargoyle of the Paper Products

How do you keep your’s safe?

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An Owls’ Outing

When the boys were younger, we found magic everywhere and in everything we did. We danced with our own shadows while waiting at the bus stop, we named the bushes and hills that comprised our small patch of woods on … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Easter bouquet (with microscope)

The rounded purple flower was cut from our vegetable garden from our onion chive plant. I’m not sure what type of bush the other purple flowers hail from, but I rather like them. The old microscope we found in Husband’s … Continue reading

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When James Exercises

The other day I caught our orange cat, James, hanging on Husband’s robe. At the time of the robe hanging, the robe was itself hanging on the back of our bedroom door and, thankfully, not hanging on Husband. I happened … Continue reading

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