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Monthly Archive: November 2010

Nov 26

Good merry morning

All is delightful in my world today – had a WONDERFUL Thanksgiving.  Every year, Jessica and I (and now Julianna) head down to my mother’s house on Wednesday.  We get up at the crack of dawn and make stuffing and get the turkey in the oven bright and early.  It was a smaller crowd than …

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Nov 24


I’ve got my aunt staying with me, she’s up for the holidays and waiting for my cousin’s baby to be born.  Which is lovely, and I absolutely love having her here, but it does mean that I’m fighting for computer time with my unemployed husband plus her.  Hence, no blog posting for a while.  But …

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Nov 17


Last night, I had finally drifted off to sleep when I woke up to hear Sam hollering.  We still play musical beds a lot of the time.  I had both the girls in bed with me and Marc was in Sam’s bed with him.  (On a side note, I had put Jessie to bed with …

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Nov 16

Paragon of health

That’s my baby girl.  We had her six month checkup today, and she’s brilliantly healthy.  She’s in the ninetieth percentile for height and head circumference, and seventy fifth for weight.  We’re still having issues with solids – she loves baby food purees but can’t hold them down.  Strangely enough, she’s great at table food, rice, …

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Nov 15


Really – I LOVE this house. I love every little bit of it, I love that Jessie goes to bed every night with no hassles, just picks a book off her bookcase and reads herself to sleep. I love that Sammy sleeps all night in his own bed, just like a big boy. He chooses …

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Nov 10

Open letter to my children

That’s really why I blog.  I do it because about twenty years ago, my mother found a journal that her mom had wrote in about her kids and was so incredibly moved by it.  Knowing how her mother felt about she and her siblings when they were kids was amazing for her, and I remember …

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Nov 07

Moved in – mostly

We’re almost, completely and totally moved into the new house.  It’s wonderful – I love it.  It’s about fifteen hundred square feet, with a big backyard, a working fireplace, three bedrooms, ginormous dining room.  I’m about half way done unpacking and really, really liking it.  Sam, after having shared a bedroom (and a bed) with …

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Nov 01

Okay – I don’t really like moving

I’m sitting here, completely barricaded by boxes.  They’re piled up all over the place, packed, unpacked, my table is covered with dishes yet to be packed.  All around me, I see stuff I need to pack.  And/or throw away.  I’ve got a lot of junk.  I mean, I guess most people do, but it seems …

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