Monthly Archives: September 2014

Legos

I have always found the “may-you-walk-across-a-room-full-of-Legos” memes and posts funny. I’ve stepped on die-cast metal miniature airplane tailfins, real (huge)centipedes that stung and shocked(me) when revealed, gooey plastic sticky lizards, live bees(maybe hornets, something that stung like a mother), actual …

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Design Update: Purple Family Theme

Hey guys, notice my new ‘do? It’s all thanks to my wonderful sister-in-law, amazing photographer and all-around good sport, Angie Johll! She humored me in my attempt to capture a specific vision, and wasted most of the afternoon on her …

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Nicknames

When I was a kid, my parents called me “Kidlet”. As a child/young adult, the only nicknames I had were “Mol” (which I hated) and “Molly McButter” (which I hated even more). I had a friend whose name was Jennifer, …

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Parenting Now (Or at least trying to…): Introduction

I have been seriously wondering about my children’s sense of entitlement, lately. Specifically in what they will or will not do or accept without vigorous encouragement, and how much argument I get about Every. Little. Thing. “Go put your shoes …

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Prosciutto. Er, if you say.

I am still sort of confused as to how, but prosciutto has appeared in my fridge. I thought initially that Tim had some culinary ambition that involved it. I left it alone for awhile to see what would happen. After …

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Steam Engine Day

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Sometime in March, I was telling a coworker about how very, very much my Olin loves trains. She said, “Well, then you definitely have to go to Steam Engine Days in Mabel!” So, I put it on my calendar, and …

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