Monthly Archives: November 2008

Thanksgiving, Not So Bad After All

Thanksgiving, aka Turkey Day, is not my favorite holiday. Over the years I’ve developed a feeling of apathy for one more turkey dinner; one more day without my kids; one more meal I am expected to cook and clean up … Continue reading

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The Required ‘What I’m Thankful For’ Blog Post

Snow this morning.A shockingly beautiful autumn hot on the heels of my complaining about the lack of one.Smart, healthy, fun children who answer their phones when I call and sometimes even spontaneously call me.A husband who can put up with … Continue reading

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Cold Morning in Carolina

I woke up and immediately thought, as I always do, ‘Oh boy! Stall cleaning again.’ Then I went to the bathroom and looked out the window. 3 of our ducks, the tall, chocolate Indian Runner male and two white, Pekin … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Feel Like Such a Loser…

but it’s all a matter of perspective.Just an hour or so ago I was thinking about what a slack-ass I am and how little I get accomplished when it occurred to me to look at things from a different angle. … Continue reading

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Travis’ Freestyle Song

It’s funny watching Travis try to come up with a song for his Freestyle performance. He is an Equestrian Vaulter and has recently joined the Blue Star Farm Vaulting Team. It’s not only amazing that an almost-17 year old boy … Continue reading

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The Shit I Have to Deal With…

From 2008-09-22 For those who think that Slogging is something you do when entering a store or mall from a paved parking lot: You are wrong. Slogging is what I do every day that it rains.   Fur covered bunny … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never, Niagara Pictures

Just a few photos of our trip to Upstate NY. You can view the album here. From Lewiston From Lewiston From Lewiston From Lewiston

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