No More Leftovers

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Today is the first day of summer vacation for E.B. and I.  He’s been out of school for almost two weeks already, but Friday was my last day of work. Here we sit, side by side, still in our pajamas (with me sans makeup and hair pulled back) at noon.  He begged me to download […]

Busy May Weekend

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I rarely take off work unless I’m really sick or E.B. is sick, but I always set aside two personal days in May to attend a couple of events at E.B.’s school.  With this school year seeming much longer than usual, it felt great to leave work Thursday afternoon knowing I had an extra day […]

Eat It Or Wear It

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What’s fun on a Tuesday night?  Going to Sonic for a hot fudge sundae.  Even better?  When your kid accidently dumps said hot fudge sundae in his lap, freaks out, and somehow gets it all over the backseat. Lucky for this kid, his daddy has a heart of gold and went back to Sonic and […]

Waiting…Waiting…Waiting

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E.B. has a cough and his voice became really hoarse on Christmas Day.  I started feeling yucky Friday after a trip to the store.  I’ve lived in Mississippi long enough to know that my self-diagnosis of The Delta Crud was happening, so yesterday E.B. and I headed off to the doctor.  We had a 2 […]

The Day After Christmas

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Another Christmas holiday is in the books.  We had a wonderful Christmas with our family and Santa was very, very good to E.B.  So good, in fact, that  it’s almost impossible to tear him away from all of his gifts.  Especially his new computer and headset for the Xbox. Today I am tackling a mountain […]

How To Work Off A Pancake Breakfast

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A couple of weekends ago, E.B. surprised us by suddenly wanting to enter the Kids Fun Run at our local OctoberFest.  He’s always been a pretty good runner, and I have begged him in the past to enter these fun runs, but he always turned me down.  All it took was seeing the other children […]

The Patriotic Ring Bearer

Four years ago I made this post about how my son shined his behind in my cousin’s wedding.  Yesterday while cleaning out a drawer, I found the old camera it was recorded on and popped out the memory card to see if I could salvage the video.  It came right up, so I played around […]