Monthly Archives: July 2013

A college for optometrists has a lot of glassrooms.

In college, I helped to start, what became, a small regional sorority. We started our chapter from another local chapter at a close by school and eventually expanded to another university near us. While my chapter and the chapter we … Continue reading

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Corn is so versatile that it is an a-maize-ing grain.

I’ve been more and more amazed to see the “fruits of my labor”.  By that, I mean things actually growing in my garden.  Of recent success have been cucumbers and tomatoes.  And eating food straight out of the garden becomes … Continue reading

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She loved to listen to wild music with a-band-on.

Sometime last year, there was all this press about only having 940 Saturdays with your newborn kid.  At birth that might seem like plenty but pretty soon they just begin to dwindle and dwindle. When is the last time they’ll … Continue reading

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I’m buying a birthday present for a sculptor. Can you chip in?

It seems to me that going to a birthday party should be an Act of Summer Awesomeness, right? Then mark us down for #89, a very fun garden party for a bright and imaginative 4 year old. I think one … Continue reading

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The local baker was paying his staff based on a flourly rate.

It seems like a never ending battle to improve the quality of the food we eat. And it’s my entire fault. Well, not entirely. If my husband would eat a vegetable or two and veer outside of his food rules … Continue reading

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The chicken crossed the playground to get to the other slide.

Last summer we didn’t do much because I just couldn’t handle many activities with a 2 year-old and an infant, but now that Mini-ion #2 is out and about, we’re making the most of it! So, back to the Saturday.  … Continue reading

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Campers need to have a positive in-tent.

As part of the fun of summer, our relatives hosted a “palooza” at their estate.  And I call it an estate because although it has a smaller house, it has an ENORMOUS amount of land attached to it.  As part … Continue reading

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