Category Archives: Ya gotta have friends!

Pancakes

When I peeked into Facebook last night, I was rather baffled to find that nearly everyone was talking about pancakes for dinner.  Huh? Pancakes? Sure, we like to have breakfast-for-dinner as much as the next family, but why on earth … Continue reading

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Mashed Potatoes and Chilaquiles

Nearly a year ago I received a message on Facebook from someone I had known in junior high school.  It was amazing how easily the fifty-thousand or so years it had been since we had last seen each other fell … Continue reading

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Walking On Water

The problem with making an announcement that you are ready to start blogging, is that you have to actually blog! That’s also a good thing, because I think I have a wee bit of “stage fright”  and all those wonderful … Continue reading

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Speaking of Spring Break…

What do you mean we weren’t speaking of Spring Break? Of course we were, it’s just been a little while…. Now, where were we? My friend…um…I’m going to call her Genie ‘cause she’s the one who waved her magic wand … Continue reading

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Spring Break

It wasn’t too long ago that Spring Break was a time for my girls and I to reconnect and get some down time away from all the pressures of school.  (You think work is bad? Try learning to read!) This … Continue reading

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The Party Planner

Kid: Mom, can I have a Super Bowl party? Me: I won’t be here…you’ll have to talk to  your dad about that. Kid: Ok…when is the Super Bowl anyways? Me: Next weekend. Kid: Saturday or Sunday? Me: Next Sunday Kid: … Continue reading

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My New Pal Bob

I’ve wanted to blog…really I have…but every time I opened up my Livewriter all my creative thoughts just curled up and blew away in the wind.  (OK, maybe there’s no wind, maybe I have a pile of dried up creative … Continue reading

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The Mud Queens

A few years back, my girlfriend that still lives in San Diego mentioned that he son’s soccer game had been cancelled because of rain.  She paused a moment, then asked what we did when it rained.  I just laughed and … Continue reading

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Black Friday

Several years ago, as we nibbled on leftover turkey, one of my girlfriends (Hi Susan!) told me about something called Black Friday.   I was a bit leery of getting up at such an early time in the morning just to … Continue reading

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Party Animals…

I’ve never really been much of a party person.  The thought of making small talk with a bunch of strangers has never appealed to me.  When confronted with large groups of people and lot of noise, I tend to shut … Continue reading

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