Category Archives: family

The Noble Experiment

I was somewhere between the ages of eleven and thirteen when my parents made me an offer:  Don’t watch TV for a year and we will give you five hundred hollers.  Whoa.  Of course, I took them up on this.  … Continue reading

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Ella’s Deli

For the past three years, my sister has been living in Madison, Wisconsin.  It’s a pleasant four hour drive from where I live in St. Paul and I have visited her more than a dozen times.  On the way to … Continue reading

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Lent

My computer(s) have been yucky for the past few weeks.  Tonight, I fixed one of them, this excites me and I decided I needed to post…anything at all.  So, here is my ramble on Lent. I went the first twenty-one … Continue reading

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1994/2009

For whatever reason, I understood while I was experiencing the ages 13-18 that those were going to be the funnest and most carefree times I would get.  I understood that no boy I was going to have a crush on … Continue reading

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Growing A Prince

When I think about my love life I think of…nothing.   Translation:  It might happen, someday and if not I won’t lose hairs.   For the first few years after my divorce, my parents assured me that I was going … Continue reading

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Coraline

Depending on your definition of spoilers…this may have some. A dozen or more times per year, a movie is released to the theater that is labeled, “THE MUST SEE FAMILY MOVIE OF THE YEAR” This month, it was Coraline. 2009 … Continue reading

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SPAM Museum

Until today…I had never been to the Spam Museum. Gonna cross that off my list. My son, Max, and I drove a full two hours to the mystery meat mecca in search of something to add to my Do Something … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day is Weird but not THAT Weird.

I enjoy Groundhog Day. I enjoy it as much as one possibly can without actually doing anything whatsoever different on the day it falls. Well, I do repeatedly tune in on February 2nd and see what that crazy little rat … Continue reading

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…all I ever wanted …had to get away

dingdingdingdingding!  YES!  I am thinking vacation.  Usually I go back to Seattle once a year to visit the family and take a long and relaxing road trip.  I go in June just after school and I love every second of … Continue reading

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Gave a Letter to the Postman

I’ve mentioned before, I was divorced several years back. (This post has nothing to do with divorce) When I left, I left with three suitcases and only went back to collect things a few times. Things like dishes, Max’s crib … Continue reading

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