So Cole has started writing a series of "books" at school, and has been talking about it a lot over the past few weeks. Finally, on Friday, he brought one of them home: Very good collection of stories about how bad you can get messed up if you do things like: a) try to outrun a train in your car, … Read More
Dear Family, How are you all? Well? I thoroughly enjoyed the Powerpoint you sent to my host family. Nice to see the kids. Your weather seems a bit nicer than what we are currently having. And speaking of weather, it seems that when the temperature drops to a certain level, the Lady no longer feels the need to take me … Read More
That my kitchen was remodeled for a show on the DIY network. I got an e-mail from one of the producers this morning, with this link. It seems our little kitchen made the cover of one of their books. There's another book (and Jon Sauer, if you're reading, you might find this of interest) called Weekend Bathroom Makeovers, as well, … Read More
"Wanna hear some of the new catch phrases I'm working on? I'm gonna start saying 'eureka' more often…you know, when I'm excited about something."
"It’s sort of a cross between Arlo Guthrie, Barney the Dinosaur, and Bob Dylan." Said last night, in the bathtub, while describing a video clip of a comedian singing "Bohemian Rhapsody" he’d seen on Youtube.com. He’s 7. I love this kid.
It looked so dang good before I had to go and think for one second I understood the concept of transferring your work to the double pointed needles of death (got that little expression from reading a really entertaining blog called Crazy Aunt Purl. Check it out!) All I can do now is wait, and patiently hope that my supremely talented ecology professor/knitter/neighbor … Read More
Strawberry-Blueberry-Yogurt Smoothieas made by me… 1 container of Yoplait Light Strawberry Banana Yogurt4-5 large strawberries, cut up15-20 blueberries1/2 cup of calcium fortified orange juice1/4 cup crushed ice Put into blender. Blend. Drink. Mmmmmm. Let me just say that aside from a handful of jaunts to my local Jamba Juice, I am no smoothie connoisseur. But in my effort to move … Read More
There is a blog called Mighty Girl that is selling abook called "No One Cares What You Had for Lunch: 100 Ideas for Your Blog" which one of these days, I might just get around to buying, because the title makes me laugh and I enjoy reading this woman's blog from time to time. I also think the shirts she's … Read More
Should it worry me that they are making fruit voodoo heads at my son's school? There must be some really angry oranges out there. Or cloves. That's all I'm saying. Happy Monday. I'm working like a mad dog. (Not really. I mean, i'm not sitting here, frothing at the mouth or anything, and there's very little, if any, agressive posturing…) … Read More
Dearest Family, Another week has past since you all left, and so far, I feel like I’m managing okay. The new family is smelling better to me every day, and that’s a big relief. You know how disconcerting new smelling families can be, especially to an older dog. But I digress… The biggest news of the week was that the … Read More