Monthly Archives: May 2009

Sleep of the Spoiled

The kids didn’t die on the Titanic but you couldn’t tell that to look at them on Sunday during church. Both of them fell asleep during the first hour of the meeting. Magoo was sitting bolt upright between my parents … Continue reading

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Oh What Do You Do in the Summertime?

I’m planning a low-stress summer of fun and joy for me and the kids. Come over to Parenting and share your ideas.

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Odd Numbers or Bad Things Come in Threes?

My friends with big families love to help prepare me for this next little munchkin by telling me horror stories about the adjustment going from 2 to 3 children. They’re trying to be helpful but I’m afraid they don’t quite … Continue reading

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Everyone But Papa Survived

My parents were out visiting from Montana this weekend and we wanted to hang out with them in a relaxed way, a way that didn’t involve driving into downtown Seattle to see something quintessentially Seattle-like. Instead, we ate steel-cut oats, … Continue reading

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In Honor Of Danny Gokey

It’s been just months now that I’ve been waiting for an excuse to post this video, what I like to think of as the best music video ever made. You have to watch to the end. It’s worth it. I … Continue reading

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Comfort Objects are Us

There’s nothing quite like a boy and his dad inhaling flannel together. [Read more at]

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