Category Archives: cuteness

Sweet News

So my Kid 2 is pretty awesome. This is not a surprise to anyone who knows her, or who’s hung around much here. But this week, she even surprised me. See, there’s this club at school, FBLA (which stands for Future Business Leaders of America, as you may know), that she joined in the fall […]

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On blogging and plans.

I was thinking ¬†about posting on this here blog this morning. I really was. Planning it, even. It was a clever post detailing my underwhelming admiration of Ryan Gosling, and about how whenever I see one if those “Hey, Girl” memes I just see the scrawny, awkward Ryan Gosling from “REMEMBER THE TITANS” — remember […]

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Annnnd, it’s been another week!

Another? Oh, all right then.

Hi, kids. I’m still here. Life is happening. And we love life when it happens. Les Miserables opened at my Kids’ high school last night. Remember that my Kid 1 played Eponine, the world’s best role for a teenage girl?[1] It was awesome. (Unless you didn’t wanted to hear the orchestra director counting through his […]

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Overheard, Vacation Style

I went to wake up Kid 1 to do Insanity this morning. (Yes. Really.) I knocked on her vacation-rental-bedroom in the cabin in the woods. I sat down on her Very Squeaky Mattress and said, “Good morning. I hope you had a good sleep. Let’s get up and exercise.” She said, “I named my bed.” […]

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Kiss Off

Lookie here. It’s a new video. My family helped make it. Mostly Husband, who wrote, directed, produced, semi-edited, and sweat some blood over it. Also Kids 1, 2, and 3, one of whom is visible. (Mostly I wrangled preadolescent young ladies, showing them my entire repertoire of Skills: Cartwheels, Ninja Fighting, and three jokes, none […]

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Bring the Monday

Yesterday when we got to church, I looked up on the stand and saw my 10-year-old Kid 3 sitting there, grinning at me. In our church, people are asked or assigned to speak on Sundays, but they don’t use little kids except one day a year. And then they use all of them. But there […]

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Guys, My Sarah. Sarah, My Guys.

***UPDATED*** We have a winner. Congratulations, HEIDI. (Fear not. More swag to come. All. Month. Long.) ***–*** Good morning, everyone. It is single-digit cold around here, so I’m bringing you something to warm your sweet little hearts. Introducing, my Sarah. My Sarah is actually my brother’s Sarah, but I like her, too. And look what […]

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Look. More History.

My Uncle R. sent me this photo. He is the family historian I’ve mentioned before. And he has a great deal of patience to find and deliver pieces of history. Like this one. This is my big brother. See how he’s cute? Yeah, still. But more old. And hairy. Just saying. See how he’s probably […]

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