Monthly Archives: November 2006

A Few Questions

Why is it fun to get out every toy in the house, even if you don’t plan on playing with any of them? Do you know what playing is? Does it involve throwing things all over the floor faster than … Continue reading

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We’re all snowed and iced in around here. Dan’s playing computer games. I’m blogging paying bills. Magoo’s reading sonnets. Seriously, this book of Shakespeare’s Sonnets is his favorite. When asked to describe the snow, Laylee said it was “frosty”, “melt-able” … Continue reading

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Zoo Montana Adventure

Dan ran over and asked me what I was doing. “Um…dipping our naked 3-year-old in a puddle of her own urine at the public zoo. Er. Help.” Read more at

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One of my sillier film school projects, I thought this script was appropriate to get you pumped for the big sales. Have a fabulous Thanksgiving and be grateful. I know I am. Peace out. -Kathryn EXT. MERVYN’S DEPARTMENT STORE – … Continue reading

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Tip Tuesday — Black Thursday

In an email about the Day After Thanksgiving sales, a friend asked me to do a Tip Tuesday about it. She said: This is the first time I’m going to brave the crazy American tradition and I’m not sure how … Continue reading

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Control Freaks – I Know You Are But What Am I?

I’m beginning to the think the Tears for Fears song “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” was written about my children, and yes, possibly about me. I was sitting on a plane coming home…(more…)

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