Monthly Archives: August 2009

Friday Feast: Cheeseburger Quesadillas

This meal came to me as I was craving a cheeseburger the other night. I love good, all-American cheeseburgers — who doesn’t?!? Diabetes slows me down a bit in the kitchen, so  I try to reinvent my favorite meals with … Continue reading

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A day at the park

The girls and I are quite bored these days. The pool is closed during the day. We’ve seen all the movies on their list. I’ve already purchased their school gear. We’ve been to the museums. On a whim, I decided … Continue reading

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My end-of-Summer Haiku

(Alternate title: Carys finally jumped off the darn diving board and went down the darn slide. Finally. After I pleaded with her to try it all Summer. And her friends convinced her in 3 seconds.) Summer is fading She dove … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Blaine!

In about 21 minutes, my baby brother will turn 21. I remember waiting around the hospital to see you on August 14, 1988 — and I couldn’t wait to be your big sister. Twenty-one years later, and you’re a sweet … Continue reading

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Eavesdropping on the Maids

Carys: Let’s clean the playroom. You clean up this, this, this and this. Cailyn: What are you gonna do then? Carys: Watch. I’m practicing to be a mommy. Out of all the things I do in a given day, Carys … Continue reading

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Summertime is…

Things are about to change around here. For the better. Even though I don’t quite believe that myself, not quite yet. My baby is going to kindergarten. My tiny baby is going to preschool. I am actually going to leave … Continue reading

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The State of IT

Chad had his MRI yesterday at 11:30. Imagine my surprise when I received a call from his oncologist two hours later with the results! I immediately thought the worst when I heard Dr. Reilly’s voice. Why would he be calling … Continue reading

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