Archive | June, 2018

Well, dang it.

June 28, 2018

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It was a rather difficult day today. I won’t go into details, but it was not great. I had a nice dinner with the Pesters and Royuks though, and then went home. I unloaded the dishwasher, got the garbage ready to take outside, went to open the back door and…. Dang it. I am not […]

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“It doesn’t matter if it’s good or bad….

June 27, 2018

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… the show must go on.” That’s what Brad said when I said I had nothing to post. He pointed out several things to take pictures of and write something, but I ‘noped’ right out of them. Ok, here’s one: There are a bunch of ketchup, mustard and relish bottles on my table. I bought […]

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Keva Planks for the win!

June 26, 2018



My friend Kate. Wait. Let me complain a little before telling my story. Did you know that early childhood staff have to complete twelve hours of inservice credit every year? That’s just a fact you should know. Twelve hours that is usually on their own time. Anyway, Kate went to an inservice about blocks and […]

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Soooo much rain.

June 25, 2018



I understand that this is not fair, considering my parents are going through a drought right now, but we had soooooo much rain this morning. Six straight hours. It did a fair amount of flooding, especially on the playground. It made the mulch float around and land in beautiful patterns that are not well-served by […]

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Puttering around

June 24, 2018

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Brad is going to arrive on Monday, so there were some things to get done around the house. I did laundry, swept, wiped off the counters, etc. It’s no show place, but it will be fine. I even scrubbed the bathtub. Well, not really ‘scrubbed’. Have you heard about vinegar and Dawn dishwashing liquid? You […]

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June 23, 2018



I thought I had made a post about first putting up panels in the school-age room a while ago and I see that I haven’t. I began this process – I don’t know, back in February? Maybe it was March. Anyway, I liked the look of the fake wood treatment so I went with that. […]

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