Monthly Archives: October 2008

Where every leaf is a flower

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I just wrote an entire entry about how frustrating today was, but really, it was just bits and pieces that colored the rest of a very good day. It’s like this a lot really, and I am trying (continually trying) … Continue reading

Before I forget…

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Sometimes when the girls are being too much, I threaten “If you ask me for juice one more time, I’m packing you up and shipping you to Abu Dhabi!” Ella, of course, responds with “I WANT JUICE” and my head … Continue reading

Politics and an open wound: not so different really.

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So, serious question: Are any of you still undecided about the presidential election? Really, I find it hard to imagine not knowing by now who you are going to vote for. Don’t get me wrong, I love you even if … Continue reading

Falling on your face: Cheaper than collegen implants.

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Attacked by sharks! Okay, actually it was a very bad playground fall, and we are sitting on our hands, waiting for our Dr to call us back about the right course of action. You can’t really tell, but behind her … Continue reading

Playing catch-up

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A few things: 1. My hands are swelling again, and in an effort to explain to Tom how my hands feel, I told him that the ‘hot spots’ feel like oil burns, my knuckles feel like they have been smashed … Continue reading

We glaze all day

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Two dessert plates: $20 Paint and kiln fee: $7 An hour of painting while Alice slept in the sling: Restorative Rushing through writing their names and birthdays, because Alice woke up, and I was late to meet up with friends: … Continue reading

Because pictures make me happy.

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Mr. Mystery Melon says to back up off his bowl of cheese. Also, ignore the tower of pans in the background, because, uh, he’s been busy. The girls play under this chair every single day, and laugh the entire time. … Continue reading

A running yellow lights kind of day

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A good child is not necessarily a quiet child. A good child is not necessarily a quiet child. A good child is not necessarily a quiet child. A tired mama is not necessarily a good mama. A tired mama is … Continue reading

Love you big.

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Into the Wild has been sitting on top of our DVD player for weeks now, waiting to either be watched or returned to Blockbuster. We do this a lot – rent movies and end up owning them – but the … Continue reading