Ridiculous

The entire week BEFORE Thanksgiving was a busy, busy, frustrating week for many reasons. We were swamped with activities for the three weekends prior to Thanksgiving, and Thad had a Cub Scout campout coming up. Everyone except Victoria took Friday off (perfect attendance for the year. . .it's in the air!!!), so that Thursday was …

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What exactly happened to October?

There is photographic evidence that October did, indeed, exist this year. It was, according to the photographs, enjoyed by my family--resplendent with walks on the small-town stroll, a stop for snow cones, drawing and dancing on the front porch, cats napping in errant overnight bags, flora and fauna alike, a rain-gutter regatta, a trip to …

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Truth, Justice, and the American Way OR “NOW it’s Time for the Bag” and “More Legs than a Bucket of Chicken”

Last night we were NOT emulating the BOOK version of YOUNG Indiana Jones, but the real deal. And that crack about legs and chicken. . .that is what my sister says about Victoria. It was never more evident than last night--EGADS. I am tellin' you that skirt was short but not THAT short when I …

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