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  • Thankful

       We spent a comfortable day at home, in front of the fire the tv and Wii.  We spent it with one another, laughing, playing and eating way, too much.  We spent it outdoors in our wonderful world, with our Martha in the brisk, freezing November cold.  It was a beautiful day.  One where we […]

  • Veteran’s Day

       My mom and dad came over the mountains for a visit over Veteran’s Day.  Gigi and Jude have been begging him for years to come to the Veteran’s Day assembly at their school, and the time was right, at last.  My dad stood on the stage with scores of veterans, holding the hands of […]


This is the archive for November, 2015.


Gigi Said

  • Topless Tapas 2012-11-03 18:44:52-

    Tami was leaving to go out with her friend and the kids begged to go with her. I said, "you don't want to go with mom, she is going to the Tapas bar and we are going to stay here and play games."

    Gigi stiffened, "That's weird", she said as she blushed. I processed fast and realized the problem. "TAPAS bar. It means 'small plate', not TOPLESS bar!"

Jude Said

  • Nicknames 2013-01-04 21:30:33-

    The checker at the store asked our always conversational little boy what his name was. He replied "Jude" then added "but sometimes they call me pumpkin brown". LOL.

    And they are right. We call him that after the folksong that we sing sometimes.

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