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Project: Total Home Transformation

We have lived in this house for 10 years.  I know this, because the lowest marks are the growth chart wall are from February, 2003.  Grace was 2.  Andra was 4.After several years of focusing our energies on other things, … Continue reading

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Words don’t lie

I have come across a couple situations recently where I have been asked to write. Poetry slam at the junior high, where the two super cool, gritty poetry slam chicks (they were definitely not girls, they were chicks) encouraged everyone … Continue reading

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I called that getting tricked by business

This week, in addition to watching golf at the Accenture Match Play tournament and going to watch the rodeo, we took a page from this cool blogger and we attempted the:Banner stolen from Younghouselove.com – because they said I could.We … Continue reading

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Double Down

This January I am feeling like cleaning house.  Getting a new start with the new year.  So much of the past two years has been so foggy and muddled and lost, and while I can’t get the years back, I … Continue reading

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French Lit finally pays off

In November, Grace and I went to visit Jacki and her family.  The first day we were there, we raked leaves.  It had to be done, and Jacki thought it would be fun for our desert girl Gracie to experience … Continue reading

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Whether I like it or not.

Tomorrow, the sun will rise.  And tomorrow, by my count, Grace will be 12 years and 115 days old.  It will be the first day she will be an age Andra never was. It is both extremely sad, and divinely … Continue reading

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How far we’ve come

 

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Fit for a Queen

Remember this princess? (see Original Post here)  This week we have been sorting and cleaning, and I have gone through scores of kindergarten journals, and papers – and have had so many sweet memories.  Andra wrote about finding a rock … Continue reading

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The best laid plans

When we moved into our house, we started planning the front yard’s landscaping.  For me, it was planning a future – planning a backdrop to all the first day of school photos, the photos with friends, maybe even cocktail parties, … Continue reading

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