Monthly Archives: September 2006

Laylee Says

Laylee [to my hairdresser whom she chatted up for a full hour]:  I have a sister and she’s big and big and bigger as you. Hairdresser:  Really? Laylee:  Yeah, and she has PINK HAIR! Hairdresser:  Wow.  I’d like to see … Continue reading

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Austrians With British Accents? What the VonTrapp?

I shed a little this week.  Okay, I shed a lot.  Laylee said, “You look like somebody else’s mom.”Â  I wasn’t sure I was happy with the result until I walked past a mirror yesterday.  Staring back at me was … Continue reading

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Tip Tuesday — Toy Story 3: The Mama’s Revenge

Today’s topic is brought to you by Jessica of Sweet Mama Entropy, who gave some great tips on how to organize and store toys back in March.  The toys truly do seem to multiply but I don’t see them doing … Continue reading

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Get Me a Rubber Bag

Some bugs will be “sleeping” well tonight. Seeing as we live in the land of cows, sailboats and gigantic soul-sucking slugs, it is not surprising that the grass to creepy-crawly ratio in our back yard is about 6.9 to 1. … Continue reading

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Picture of the Prodigal

I can’t explain why.  I needed this boat to come back.  Picture of my favorite house between here and Seattle, nowhere near the water, taken through a dirty windshield while driving.

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