Monthly Archives: August 2012

An expensive fix

We drive a fifteen passenger van, affectionately nicknamed “The Blue Beast”.  It has been a dependable vehicle for the past six years, but she is a decade old now, and she is beginning to show her age. The upholstery, for … Continue reading

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An empty cup

One of my boys’ favorite movies is Cars.  As in, they have worn out two Cars (the first one) DVDs and one Cars Two disc. One of my favorite characters is Doc Hudson. Doc was  the most famous race car … Continue reading

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Remembrance stones

This school year is shaping up to be quite a doozie. Between making sure Dee gets all her required classes in (including her dual-enrollment classes at the local college), and the other classes Star Child and Gladys Mae are taking … Continue reading

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40 day wrap up and a visit to my doctor

I shared with you my plans for my forty days of exercise. I finished my forty days, and I actually only missed one day during that time. (That was much better than I thought I would do!) I wanted to … Continue reading

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to the Zoo

Last week the Handy Man and I decided to take a day off. Well, sort of. We actually officially started school last week, and the girls and I have been getting ourselves back into the habit of rising early. Those … Continue reading

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A big blow-up

We have lived in our home for approximately sixteen years. In that time, we have replaced every appliance we own at least once, and most of them have been replaced twice. I call it the appliance circle of life. We … Continue reading

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And now I will use a bad word…

I am going to use a word that is not very popular. Some people are deeply offended by it. SIN.  There it is, that dirty word. Many years ago everyone knew what this word meant. Now, though, it seems that people … Continue reading

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