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Monthly Archives: May 2011
I believe that a mother’s love is perfect. After a 39 hour labor, my oldest child came into this world. Despite my exhaustion, my pain, my complete state of bewilderedness, and my inability to use my legs, I could have … Continue reading
Last night I slept on the couch. No, my husband and I weren’t fighting (and if we were, it would be his butt on the couch.) It’s tornado season here in the Midwest. Tornado season usually begins in May and … Continue reading
I have a tendency to go overboard on my projects, if they make it out of the “intriguing-idea-in-my-head” stage. This year’s garden is no exception. My good intentions of having an organized, methodical botanical oasis were abandoned the day I … Continue reading
I have spent that last week or so reorganizing and updating our digital photos. Lesson of the week: one should never work with family photographs when one is hormonal AND nostalgic. Otherwise you do the ugly cry, with lots of … Continue reading
We’ve all got a baaaaaaad case of spring fever over here at my house. My plumber of a husband has only one more week of classes before he is finished for the summer and officially becomes a fifth year plumbing apprentice. … Continue reading
I make no secret of the fact that I want to be a farmer when I grow up (more.) I daydream about raising pigs, gathering eggs, harvesting vegetables and eating good food. However, I generally tend to gloss over all … Continue reading
So. Our second annual family camping trip to Clifty Falls State Park was a howling success. This year I only forgot to pack the butter, syrup, and eggs, which is better than last year when I forgot the deodorant. This … Continue reading
Most of you know that my dad has been battling lung cancer for a few years now. And most of you know, or can imagine, that cancer has changed many things in our family. But something you don’t know, something … Continue reading
We are going camping this weekend. Which is great because I get to be with the people I love best far from chores, jobs, telemarketers, and other distractions. Yet at the same time, it is also slightly terrifying because of … Continue reading