Monthly Archives: August 2013

Back to School

I told the kids that we were starting school early this year, since we’re going to miss a few days in the next month or so for canning and ground work. In the school district, they take “teacher preparation days”.  … Continue reading

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Rockhounding

We have a LOT of dirt.  And that dirt contains an awful lot of rocks. Now that we’ve gotten the big stuff out, it’s time to prepare the soil for its final destiny as pasture, garden, and backyard lawn.  We … Continue reading

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The new girl

We got to meet the new girl on the block last week: She appears to be examining Junior’s ear, while he’s checking out her ankles. This girl has attitude.  I like her style. Ema:  “Gimme your hand, boy!” Junior:  “Agh!  Girl … Continue reading

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Rosebud’s computer station

Our old computer keyboard gave up the ghost.  In the tradition of large families everywhere, the kids decided that since the adults were done with it, it was now a hand-me-down.  Rosebud set up a little workstation. I think it … Continue reading

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That kid

I think he may be just a bit of an attention hog. Note Junior’s expression: “Whoa!  That hand just came outta nowhere!  Watch out where you fling that thing; you could poke someone’s eyes out!” Daddy: “Really?  Again?” A mom … Continue reading

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Wrestling with technical support

I just spent over an hour on the phone with BECU’s technical support.  We opened up a business account there last week, and apparently the way that the rep had said it was opened up, and the way the paperwork … Continue reading

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Crispy GF/DF Chocolate Chip Cookies

As the Moose gets older, he is becoming more aware that his food isn’t always the same as ours.  This isn’t always a bad thing; he enjoys having “his” foods that he doesn’t have to share. I, on the other … Continue reading

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