Category Archives: College

The End of a Chapter

Yesterday morning Shaun loaded up the car while I ran around the house turning off lights, jotting a quick note to the house-sitter and hugging the hounds goodbye.  Within moments we were joining the masses headed across the pass for … Continue reading

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The Most Important Meal of the Day

“Hi Mom!” KT said as she came into the kitchen fresh from a shower.  “What’s for breakfast?” “Breakfast?” I asked, “Um…how about coffee?”  “Mo-o-o-o-o-o-m.”  My daughter hadn’t even been home from college for a full day and already she expected … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

I have so  much to be thankful for.  A warm home, loving husband, two beautiful daughters, way too many critters, deep friendships and well…what more could I possibly need? How about a cornucopia filled with pineapple, lemons and watermelon? (Thank … Continue reading

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My Wicked Child

I may have to send my evil daughter back to school early.  One of the first things she wanted to know was if we had put my puppy Maggie in the freezer.  At my horrified “NO!” she popped her in … Continue reading

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Happy Day

It was a busy, busy day ending with picking our KT up from her long bus ride from school  We get to keep her for a week!  I’ll leave you with this photo Shaun took a couple days ago with … Continue reading

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The Parent Weekend Surprise

A week and a half ago we were in Walla Walla visiting KT for parent’s weekend at Whitman College.  We had big plans to do all the activities arranged by the school.  This was in direct contrast to the “going … Continue reading

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The SATs

Saturday morning, Mimi, like hundreds of other kids across the country, left to take her SATs.  I have to admit that I was just a bit melancholy about my baby girl taking these tests.  I sat down with a cup … Continue reading

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The Cheater Soap

We’ve just brought our KT back to college and all I can think about is soap.  Cheater soap to be exact.  Yes, I know you must be wondering what on earth soap, of all things, has to do with bringing … Continue reading

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New Adventures

Shortly before the crack of dawn KT and I climbed out of bed, pulled on our clothes and grabbed her packed bag of belongings.  KT had said her goodbyes the night before and in order to avoid another long teary … Continue reading

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Fluttering Those Wings

These last few weeks seem to have been a non-stop frenzy of shopping, stocking up and getting everything  KT needs gathered up for college. In between all of this we’ve had to snatch whatever time she had leftover from hanging … Continue reading

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