Archive for August 2006

Ernesto, the Stinkin' Pesto and Books

We were supposed to go camping in the Poconos this long, holiday weekend. It was amazing I was even able to get reservations at such a late date. But Ernesto has other plans for us. He’s going to dump large amounts of H2O on the eastern part of Pennsylvania over the weekend. A 30 foot…

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What a Monday!!

I have a grocery list to make out – which means I have grocery shopping to do – a kitchen to clean and clothes to be ironed. So I’m blogging instead. School started yesterday. (Can you hear the angels singing the Hallalulia chorus as I do?) It was a pretty rough morning for Katie –…

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Liz Curtis Higgs

Tomorrow is a special day for me. The kids will start school and I’m going to treat myself to doing nothing but read for the entire day. I’m caught up on laundry, I’ve got simple meals planned for a couple of days, the house is manageable. I’m good. A few years ago I kept seeing…

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Oooops!!

The family and I were going to go bike riding today, but it’s very overcast. The weatherman said we wouldn’t be getting any more rain today, however, the last time we listened to him we had to ride several miles in a veritable deluge. So we opted to go swimming at the YMCA instead. After…

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Inspirational Fiction

For my reading friends, here’s a little bit about some inspirational fiction I’ve recently read. There’s a fairly new author on the market – Deeanne Gist. She has written two books so far. A Bride Most Begrudging was published last year. This is what Deeanne’s website says about the book: Do You Believe in Love…

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Schedules, Injections and Cookies

We met with the guidance counselor at the 9th grade center this morning and Taylor is now officially registered. He is required to take a foreign language and they offer Spanish, French and German. The counselor told him Spanish would be the easiest and German the hardest. So Taylor chose German. I used the one…

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Preparing for a new school

I have been trying to get the kids registered for their new schools for what seems like an eternity. I don’t know if it’s the district or the state, but they required physical exams before we could start with the paperwork. They finally both had their physicals, I got all the paperwork together and we…

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I'm finally jumping on the bandwagon

After a couple years of frequenting other blogs, I’ve finally decided to write my own. I was always hesitant to do this for two simple reasons: 1. I have a strong enough addiction to surfing the net, mostly blogs and message boards. As much as I hate to admit it, I am of a weak…

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