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Day One of Band Camp WTI: A Diary

Welp we made it to Band Camp without the Instruments (henseforth named BCWTI). It took 2.5 hours AFTER a five-hour flight, but it was pretty scenic. I...
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Friday Funny: Gargoyles, an Act of God?

I wrote this little ditty a while back. But I thought with all the church talk going on around here, it seemed somewhat apropos. ———...
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Consumerism is the De-bil!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDDQSSTHclI&hl=en_US&fs=1&border=1] Did you hear in the video how he wants a lot of stuff but just...
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Full of Hot Air

Yesterday I and the hubby woke up to whoooosh! hoooooo! whooosh! It kind of sounded like Darth Vader doing long, yogic breaths–you know– i...
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The Top 11 Reasons I Can’t Write a Decent Bl...

First things first, I gotta say, this blog is becoming such an intelligent, empowering and supportive community. I am astonished, humbled and grateful...
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A New Look for Emma?

Since most of you frowned upon my bald-headed baby wearing a lace front wig, my oldest daughter–who has an obsession about hair that I am increa...
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"Like" should be eliminated from the Eng...

My 12-year-old uses that word to the point of absurdity and needs to be stopped. If she comes home from school one more day and I overhear her and her...
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Please say a prayer…

This weekend I am undergoing emergency surgery to remove the laptop that has aheared to my thighs. It requires tremendous amounts of mental energy to ...
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My Memorial Day Conundrum

Ah…it’s a beautiful California day. The blackberries in my garden are just about to ripen (I make a mean blackberry cobbler!), the pool is...
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A mixed box of [white] chocolates

Since it’s the weekend, and I’m not entirely sure how many of you are actually STILL sitting in front of your computers during the officia...
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