Monthly Archives: April 2011

round round get around, i get around

ok, last week’s photo challenge was one.  i am running a little behind, but do intend to get that published, but is it ok if i move on? seeing this amazing “round” picture on spirit lights the way really inspired … Continue reading

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yard pests

my dedication to organic yard vegetables is slowly eroding.  these guys are chowing down on my cabbage and broccoli and it is kind of pissing me off!  ok, it is really pissing me off.  i guess i need to search … Continue reading

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uh oh, a handmade snake!

it has been a while since i have been able to coerce the squirm into saying “uhoh, a naaaaake!”  i miss it, because it was really super cute!  fortunately he has replaced that saying with some other cute ones. it … Continue reading

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living off the land

wednesday night is casual dinner night around here, not that any night could be considered formal, but…mr p teaches piano late on wednesday, so i try to make something easy. i decided at first to do a ham and cheese … Continue reading

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art journal pages

it has been a while since i published some pictures of my art journal.  now, i have to admit that i have not been very good about working in it.  it seems to fall to the bottom of my to … Continue reading

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a follow up

i appreciated everyone’s supportive comments and concerns for us and the squirm on his first day of school, so i wanted to follow up on how it went. doesn’t this really sum it up for all of us?  although if … Continue reading

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the squirm’s big day

how strange that this day will unfold without me there to witness!  surely the squirm isn’t old enough to go through big changes in his routine without me there to observe or hand hold??  but that day is here. since … Continue reading

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a sight for sore eyes

ok, i admit it, i have been grumping around here all morning.  i was feeling tired and a little put upon by having to host a birthday party at the tail end of a month that has been kicking my…well, … Continue reading

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you smell like a monkey….

well, we survived the birthday party and the easter egg hunt and hopefully this holiday weekend is OVER.  this mama is tired and probably needs a “time out.” the squirm had a great time playing with his cousin. we had … Continue reading

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egg hunters in training

we don’t usually do the whole easter thing around here. it probably has more to do with the kids being young than anything else. i mean, i really liked it as a kid, and for us it didn’t really have … Continue reading

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