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Dancing

Last night was Halloween Zumba complete with the Monster Mash, a little Rocky Horror Picture Show, and, of course, Thriller.   I was having major trouble keeping time with Michael and wondered if all the mathing had taken over my … Continue reading

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Right Place, Right Time (Extended Version)

A cool thing happened to me this afternoon. I got a free large diet cherry-limeade from Sonic ’cause I was their “Customer of the Day.” I don’t know if it was random or because of my mad ordering skills, but … Continue reading

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Hell on Wheels

We were just outside of Lake Charles when we spotted this truck yesterday. I had to explain to my kids that the smell of sulfur is synonymous with Satan. And Easter Egg poots. Which probably boils down to the same … Continue reading

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Cultural Literacy

I don’t know about anybody else, but I’m so glad football season is here. I much prefer the trash talking and sports smackdowns to the political scene that was so prevelant over the summer. We’re so glad football started that … Continue reading

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Cut the Cheese, Please

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, children had the option of eating their dinner or going to bed hungry. It was the best of times for parents who were in the midst of learning how to … Continue reading

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V is for… Vacation

Last week, V stood for ‘not Valium’. I wrote that blog before Superbowl XLVII (46), in which case V stands for 5 (five.) My VII year old entertained herself by learning Roman numerals and creating several math problems using that … Continue reading

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The Cookie Quest

After an emotionally draining day, nothing resets my equilibrium as much as being able to spend some quiet time snuggled up with my kids.  I have to enjoy that 90 seconds to the fullest, because that’s about as long as … Continue reading

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