Category Archives: KT

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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My Grand-Turtle Terry

For Parent’s Weekend, one of our tasks was to bring our daughter her Mississippi Map Turtle.  We had purchased Terry the Turtle on a whim when we flew KT home for the Reptile Expo back in October. I have to … 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 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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A Pocket For KT

KT was looking through her clothes trying to decide which outfit she wanted to wear when she went out later that evening.   I was doing my very best to ignore her as I concentrated on my Very Important Work (Which … Continue reading

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Flying Cars and Popcorn Balls

Shortly before Christmas, my oldest daughter Kaitie sadly informed me that my gift from her was going to be late.  As one who has been the recipient of such treasures as beautifully crafted macaroni necklaces and meticulously painted rocks, waiting … Continue reading

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The Care Package

When you send a kid off to college, there’s an unspoken agreement that said child will be sent Care Packages every once in a while.  Poor KT, she ended up with a mother that has a strange phobia of actually … Continue reading

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