Archive | November, 2012

Things I Learned From Motherhood

November 28, 2012

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I made it. All my children are young adults and they survived my mothering skills. Well, just about. When you are a very young parent, (I had my first child when I was 22! TWENTY-TWO! I was a BABY!) a lot of parenting is trial and error. I can’t say I grew up knowing how […]

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Random Toodles #467

November 24, 2012

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Classic FAIL. And it doesn’t look staged to me. Ouch. But hey — at least that pricey windshield wiper is OK! *** I finally had to break down and get Windows 8 (required for work). It should be here in a few days. UGH. I’m dreading the change. I’d downloaded the Preview Beta version as […]

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Hey, My Michigan Pals, Did You See This?

November 17, 2012

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This is a stunning video of the Northern Lights in Northern Michigan, November 14th. So beautiful! Did anyone see anything like this?

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My GPS Is More Like the Devil

November 15, 2012

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The kids and I — experienced GPS users by now across most of New York State and down the east coast — read with great interest Brad Stine’s blog post, Traveling by Faith. In the post, Brad lauds his GPS mentor with amazing allegorical panache: The more adventures we have taken the more I have […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Flying Kitteh

November 14, 2012

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:hilarious:

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Monday Quiz About Me 11/12

November 11, 2012

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This is a fun meme run by Heather and Wayne Smith. The questions are always thoughtful or entertaining! 1. What is your favorite kind of soup? Hm. I’m not terribly fond of soups. I like to chew or drink my food, and soups were always in between. But if you pinned me against the wall, […]

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Random Toodles #736

November 10, 2012

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All three kids are doing their music practice. AT THE SAME TIME. Two of them are working on their scales but are playing them in opposing directions. I have FIVE huge articles due today and I can’t think straight! GAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH. *** Three days after as I pay off the previous month’s whopping big cell phone […]

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Taming the Wild, Wild Beast

November 8, 2012

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This post brought to you by Comfort Zone® products. All opinions are 100% mine. Meet Livvy. I don't talk about her much on this blog because she has practically overrun my other blog, NewYorkRenovator. But her cuteness often spills into my other blogs. She's half Siamese and therefore she can be a little… shall we […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Coffee Gaffe

November 7, 2012

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The Origin of Coffee: So Baaaaad

November 6, 2012

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The daughter was reading her new book about natural herbs and related this little gem to me: One day, the Arab mullah Schadelih met a goatherd whose flock was jumping around in an excited fashion. When asked to explain their behavior, the goatherd told the mullah that the animals grew agitated every time they grazed […]

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