Monthly Archives: April 2006

Pizza with a side of life

The girls are off school today.  I am off work today.  So what can we find to do with our day of leisure?  Peter Piper Pizza.  I hate that place.  Almost as much as the girls love that place.  And … Continue reading

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Nothing left to say

I am self conscious about repeating my stories, over and over, again and again, repeatedly.  And now that I am putting it all on the blog, I have nothing left to talk about.  I assume everyone is reading this.  If … Continue reading

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They oughta come with a warning

The name Andra is Scottish, and means Strong and Courageous.  We picked it because that was the kind of girl we thought we wanted.  We have encouraged strength and courage for 7 years.  When she wiped out as a little … Continue reading

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Whole Lotta Loving

This weekend, I finally got around to sewing the binding on Tom’s quilt (My father in law).  True Lover’s Knot, from the Quiltmaker’s Gift. The girls helped me pick the colors, match the colors, layout the pieces and add lots … Continue reading

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Why we need a pool. Enough said.

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Ice Blue Nirvana

When I was in college, I tried a yoga class at a health club by campus.  I probably only went once, but the unshaven maven who taught the class talked about using color to help you – visualizing ice blue … Continue reading

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Kinda Mean

I was showing Grace the picture from the desert museum on my computer and explaining the blog concept to her this weekend.  She asked me what it was called.  I told her.She thinks its Kinda Mean.  Really, it should be … Continue reading

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Can’t help myself

This weekend my neighbor asked if I really wanted to share personal information with all of you, to which I said, well, yes.  So then she asked if I was going to write things about her on the blog – … Continue reading

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To each his own

My kids will never eat peas at home.  Not because they don’t like them, but because I don’t like them.  I don’t feed my kids things I don’t like, and I have been accused of not buying or fixing things … Continue reading

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Her turn

Andra woke up this morning and told me “I had the best dream.  I dreamed I helped so many animals I got to go on national television to remind people to spread peace and help the earth.”  Somedays, I don’t … Continue reading

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