Category Archives: marriage

Pillow Talk

The other night, I turned out the light, then requested HT spoon closer. “How can I get closer?” he asked. “I want your molecules, all smashed up against mine,” I said. He snuggled in a bit more. After about ten seconds … Continue reading

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Friday Rampage of Appreciation

I’m feeling kinda in love with life today. It was the first day of the new homeschool co-op session. I am teaching a Lego class: It went well. We worked on two dimensional projects today. We’re going to slip in … Continue reading

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Fill in the ________.

One of the songs we are doing in Windsong this season is called Stand. One of the lyrics in Stand is… “It starts with a whisper, the smallest I am.” When we were working on this song in rehearsal my … Continue reading

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It had been a long week. Too many appointments. Not enough down time. HT had to work the weekend, and yesterday I woke, not quite wanting to climb back into my life. “When is your next day off?” I mumbled … Continue reading

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The only thing better than being a boy obsessed with Lego, and having a new Lego to put together… is when your sister, whom you adore, suddenly, inexplicably, begins sharing your interest with you. Here they are, beginning to work … Continue reading

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I needed to get out this morning…

xo xo (my car door handle) xo (note the cable cord down in our back yard) xo Love.

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Standing in Another Hollywood-istic Place

Just over two hours ago I woke my husband from a sound sleep and told him I couldn’t take it anymore. Riley had been sick all night, (tummy trouble associated with autism)and though he took the first shift, and was … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

HT didn’t have to work today and it afforded us a few moments in bed together before going downstairs to greet the kids who were already up. He wrapped his arm around me, and absentmindedly I stroked it. “Sorry I … Continue reading

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Unique business cards and other things….

Check out these unique business cards at Very clever. I love clever. I love so many things. I love Seth in the next room singing Michael Jackson’s PYT. I love how I slept really late today. I’m not even … Continue reading

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Art is to Todd, as sports are to Michelle

We had about an hour before we needed to pick up the kids at half-day camp. We were looking for a cafe’. He didn’t want to go to a coffee house. The diner wasn’t yet open. I suggested The Cleveland … Continue reading

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Feeling Lost

Two days ago, we had a couple of hours to kill before the kids’ last dance class of the season. Since dance is close to the Botanical Gardens, and since we have a season pass, we decided to spend some … Continue reading

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So far, summer has been fantastic with a capital F! Hee-hee. It has been so nice to have some freedom. No schedule to adhere to (at least not until camp starts). I’ve given myself a pool pass as in, I’m not taking … Continue reading

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Pretty Woman

Flipping through the channels, we accidently get sucked into Pretty Woman on TBS. We hadn’t seen it in forever. George Castanza is in Pretty Woman? And so is Laura San Giacomo! Who knew? Doesn’t she have a kid with autism? Maybe I’m … Continue reading

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Runnin’ on Faith

  This is the Dr. Seuss house Riley made in clay class. I aged ten years during its construction.   Here we are on the way to her art show yesterday.     Here she is at her art show. Adorable, right? … Continue reading

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The Thrill of the Ride

  Yesterday, I took my son to the Kalahari Indoor Waterpark.     He had so much fun, riding the waves on an inner tube in the wave pool.  He hasn’t been swimming for very long, and doesn’t like water hitting him in … Continue reading

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Wanda Sykes

  A couple of nights ago I was busy typing away and HT was watching TV. He kept laughing, then roaring, then chortling, then giggling. He went into the cat trying to cough up a fur ball. He did it … Continue reading

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