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My sons go to a homeschool co-op every Thursday. It's held at a big church not too far from my house. When I say "big," I mean hugenormous. The parking lot is so big they run a shuttle on Sundays. It has two coffee shops. Not only does it h... Read more
Pfive Reasons Why I'm Pfabulous
1) I homeschool my kids
2) I can sing every TMBG song on most of their kid's albums (Except the Science one)
3) I make my own yogurt (also my own mayo, but we're not talking about that here... shhhh...)
4) I have pretty eyes
5) I have fr... Read more
The Green-Eyed Monster
One of my best friends in the world lives in CA. We went shopping together, did all sorts of fun stay-at-home wife stuff together, we were neighbors for a while, we even got pregnant at the same time. We also got fat together.
She came to... Read more
Biting the Bullet
This was me this morning.
This is me now!
Look... My eyebrows... There are two of them n... Read more
What I Did Over Summer Vacation
Somebody in my house had a birthday not long ago. I'm not going to name any names, but I will say that she turned the big 3-4. She went moonbat crazy and decided to live on nothing but cake and soda for a few weeks. Again. Not naming any nam... Read more
Today I had a snake. In. My. House. Uninvited. My cardiovascular workout was goal was achieved in about 35 seconds. I'm still shaking from the adrenaline. Woosh! Rush! First I called my husband. "Get a dust pan," he says. "It's more than... Read more
The Reheating-the-Oatmeal Polka
Today, I did something that I'm sure is not new to exercise, but it's new to me. As I was reheating the oatmeal for my three year old, (who declared,"Mom, dis oatmeal is so dood I tould die!" and ate almost the entire pot all by himself), I jog... Read more
Polish your chakras, boys and girls, we're about the do some berry picking yoga!
Do a little pre-exercise warm up by picking a bunch of huckleberries. Decide to make jam. Burn it beyond all common sense and recognition. Resolve to try ag... Read more
I went crazy on the 4th of July. I invited 4 families (last minute) to come to my house (cleaned by me), eat more food than you can shake a stick at, (prepared by me), watch ... Read more
This is the top portion of the Driveway of Doom. The not quite so dooming as the other portion of the driveway of doom portion. (Insert Brave Sir Robin joke here.)
W... Read more
Li'l Miss Deluded's Guide to Reality Avoidance:
You may have realized recently that you are a little fluffy around the mid-section. Not to worry though, Li'l Miss Deluded has been there. She's here to offer some of her best tips for keeping the nasty truth from invading your pretty little h... Read more
A Yawn is a Silent Shout
I yawn when I exercise...
I looked it up online. There are 3,030,000 web hits on Yahoo! about yawning during exercise. Some say I'm in bad shape. Some say I'm in good shape. Some say I'm bored. Some say I've eaten too many carbs before... Read more
The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men... Get Left Behind on the Kitchen Table...
It's cottonwood season here in the Seattle area. That means one of two things. You're either itching and sneezing and wishing you could die or you're gazing round at this beautiful, cottony fluff that falls like snow. We are, fortunately, not... Read more
The Driveway of Doom
I walked my driveway today. No big deal, you say? This is my driveway:
This is a foot eye view:
... Read more
Washington State Road Warrior
There is a man who lives near me. He takes a walk every day. He appears to be in his late 70's or possibly mid 80's. He wears work gloves, and sometimes a baseball cap. Oh, and he uses two canes. Every day, rain or no (usually rain), slowly... Read more