Archive | May, 2008

On fire!

May 31, 2008


I got more work done before noon today than I usually do all weekend. Granted, I stayed in my jammies until 3:30, but that didn’t deter me. Three main things got done: I hung up a holder for the baritone uke. Now there’s no excuse not to annoy Lloyd on a regular basis. I ‘cleaned’ […]

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Jungle Love

May 30, 2008


Lloyd brought his classroom plants home for their summer stint here. The philodendron seems to be quite healthy. Maybe too healthy…. It’s kind of creepy – like it might jump around and star in it’s own show. Reminds me of something….

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Stormin’ Norman

May 29, 2008


We had our first brush with danger tonight – an actual tornado warning. [Let me interrupt with a story about how when we first lived in Seward, we had the terms ‘Tornado Warning’ and ‘Tornado Watch’ wrong. We figured that ‘Warning’ meant ‘be alert’ and ‘Watch’ meant “There it is, Dorothy – let’s watch it […]

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May 28, 2008


Blah, blah, blah, insert important words about chives here, delicious herb used in many recipes, blah, blah, blah. (I just thought I took a good picture.) Um, until I noticed the broken downspout in the background. Curses!

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That is a weird bat.

May 27, 2008


I was doing some laundry in the afternoon and heard a bat in the furnace vents. I called Lloyd and told him that he had a fun job when he got home. Around 7:30, we went down to get it. Well, Lloyd and Cricket were there to get it – I was there to get […]

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May 26, 2008


My sister Keren lives in Alaska (can you believe it?) and came down to the lower 48 with her boys. We met up in Denver for a whirlwind evening/morning of swimming/talking/eating/shopping. It was great! I don’t know about the rest of you, but my family lives far apart and we don’t often have the chance […]

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