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Bugs Bunny and the Roadrunner
I recall a morning I once knew quite well, cold and dark. A morning punctuated by the ant races created by a television screen without programming which to receive, eventually replaced by a picture of...
11/2/13 at 5:53 AM
Homeschooling and the Messy House
Years ago, when I had four young homeschooled children who inhabited every room of our house, 24-hours a day, I had a messy, cluttery home. And I felt bad, because I knew other people, who also had...
10/10/13 at 11:17 AM How to Encourage Your Child to Read 8/15/13 at 3:56 PM
Irises Don't Smell 5/24/13 at 4:22 PM
Loving ode to bridge poets: The Unknown Bridge
The Month of Bridge Poets The month of dedicating our loving odes to bridge poets continue with another bridge poem that was discovered a few years ago. Unlike the previous post (which featured the...
5/2/13 at 7:55 AM
I know what we're gonna do today!
We had Ben's birthday party Saturday morning. Seven 7-year old boys were able to come, and I was amazed at how well they played all the games! If you are new to my little world, you should know that I...
4/15/13 at 12:15 PM Old cowpies are harmless. 8/21/12 at 8:19 AM
The dirty laundry gets closer to home. 2/18/11 at 2:48 PM
mama mondays: olympics prompts memories of track days
I missed the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics 2012 and was beginning to feel I had too many other obligations to sit tight long enough to get through any of the events. Then came my surprise...
8/19/12 at 11:01 PM mama mondays: adventure at the laundrymat 7/31/11 at 11:00 PM
forum column (july 09): belated thanks to alma mater 7/21/09 at 4:25 AM
We Cannot Go Back
Regardless of whether we are ready or not, life has a way of simply moving forward. We may want to hold onto today, but by tomorrow today will be gone. The past comes so quickly. Stop therethat is ...
7/30/12 at 6:00 AM Nine Years… 6/13/12 at 6:30 AM
Water Balloon Magic 3/8/12 at 5:30 AM
The Holiday of Memories
This is "the tree of ornaments." It's not the German lead laden tensilcovered Christmas tree that I so vividly remember as a childand had to decoratefrom top tobottom. It is "the tree of oraments" fro...
12/25/10 at 8:41 AM
99 years ago
My maternal Grandmother was born on September 26, 1911. Her father( Dietrich) was not a nice man and not much is known about her mother ( Amanda) as she died when Grandma was 15 months old, Amanda fel...
9/27/10 at 10:04 AM Val Chatel 7/31/10 at 4:32 AM
Curiosity: Mount Calvary Cemetery 6/12/10 at 6:16 AM
Every Day in a Bottle
Every once in a while my kids make such an emotional impression on me that I just wish I could bottle up their sweetness as a lasting keepsake to always remember exactly how they are today. Last nigh...
9/16/10 at 5:03 AM
Back in my college days in Sioux Falls, S.D., my friends and I used to frequent a place called Mrs. C’s (or was it Mr. C's? -- they were both there). Like many small Sioux Falls places, I think ...
1/8/10 at 4:00 AM
I opened a letter yesterday when I got home from work. Mom had her scissors out again and filled an envelope with all the newsletter clippings she KNEW would be of interest to me. She gets it right mo...
10/20/09 at 10:59 AM