Archive for December 2010

Another Milestone

As of 3:30 this afternoon life as we knew it ceased to exist. Katie got her driver’s permit. No matter how hard I try to keep these blasted kids from growing up they do it anyway. What’s up with that? I suppose it could be worse. If we lived in almost any other state she…

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The Best Christmas Of The Year!

It’s my “Merry Christmas” post a couple of days late. I hope all three each and every one of you experienced the JOY that is Jesus Christ! After all, there would be no Christmas celebrations without him, would there? Saturday was a great Christmas. I won’t go so far as to say it was the best Christmas ever…

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Let Your No Be No

Today I failed as a mother. Good thing I gave up Mother Of The Year 11 months ago because it would have been pretty rotten to get this far and then blow it the way I did. One of the first lessons in Parenting 101 is “Let your yes be yes and your no be…

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Road Trip!

Last Thursday I drove three hours one way in the snow just to pick Taylor up from where he was being dropped off by a friend from school. While that might sound horrible to some, it was truly one of the best days of my life. For starters, I sang ALL.THE.WAY.THERE. I belted it. Aretha has nothing…

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The Right Motivation?

Ever since I started blogging back in 2006 I have periodically complained about my fluffiness. At that time I had a fairly good excuse for it – all the weight I’d gained while going through chemotherapy and various issues and treatments (mostly steroids) after cancer (but because of stupid cancer). That card’s been played, though,…

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Who's Funnier?

Katie and I watched Modern Family tonight and it made me ask a question I never should have. Me:  So who’s funnier? Me or Dad? Katie:  Well, I’m tired. Going to bed now. Me:  Seriously? You’re just going to ignore me? Katie:  Okay, fine. You’re both funny. It’s just that we laugh with Dad, but…

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