Monthly Archives: October 2010

thrifty finds of the past few weeks

This rusty old ceiling tin, to prop up in the dining area. Goodwill $1.99 this cool metal hook-light-something. I don’t know what it is but I LOVE old, metal, industrial type junk-it’s a great juxtaposition to the feminine, white, cottage stuff I have around. … Continue reading

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totally random

like my life, this post is a hodgepodge of important and trivial snippets of info. I am just going to brain dump on all of you and call it a post, okay? –The youngest two boys are going trick or … Continue reading

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Living Eulogy

the title of the poem speaks to its point. This a favorite poem by Mary Anne Radmacher. It inspires me so, that it is framed and hanging prominently in “my” room, the scrapbook space…   she danced. she sang. she took. … Continue reading

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Multitude Monday 10/25

what I am praising God for, this morning: thunder and lightning. quiet weekends. teasing with teenagers–the love language of my boys. John, up and out the door at 5:30, for us. the cat, stretched out full length in front of … Continue reading

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another favorite poem, this one by Billy Collins. Poetry is so subjective to taste, as much (or more so even), than music. The poems I post here are simply the ones that when I first read them I recognized the … Continue reading

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What’s up, Buttercup?

That’s an expression we use here at our house. We’ve also been known to say to a whining boy “Suck it up, Buttercup.” (thanks to my friend Tricia E) and another favorite is “‘Cause I’m the Boss, Applesauce.” (our kids will … Continue reading

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my son, the new Dave Barry

Caleb cracks us up. daily. Today, he wrote this little news report for his Writing class at Co-op and I had to share it with you all…it is loosely based on the Aesop’s Fable “The Crow and the Pitcher” which … Continue reading

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