Five Adjectives

I’ve thought about the “what five words describe you best?” question often, but never remember to blog about it. Then I read Pioneer Woman’s post Five Adjectives and was reminded. Except that she allows nouns also, which to me kind of changes the nature of the question, so I will do one of each: Five […]

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Grief and Guilt

Grief is a funny thing. You think you have a handle on it, then it washes anew over you, catching you at the moment you least expect it. I finished up my breakfast, then brushed my teeth. Ready for my run, I headed for the hooks in the kitchen where we hang everything: Totes, my […]

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My Career as a Carny is Not to Be

I am so lazy this morning. Yesterday was a whirlwind of parenting errands. Okay, that is a lie. Having the Apple folks look at my Ipod, which crapped out after slapping the pavement on Thursday’s run (Oh, the sadness of running back home with no music!), at 9 am, after dropping Rollie off in the […]

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My Buddy

The other day, i was listening to the radio on my television. One of those music channels options. I do that sometimes when i am washing dishes or cleaning the main floor of the house, because i get tired of the CDs in my kitchen. (You can only listen to my usuals: Blonde on Blonde, […]

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Off to See What the Wizard Hath Wrought

The Wizard will be messing around behind the curtain here at Dogwood Girl, and frankly, i am not all that sure that the wizard knows what she is doing. Whatever happens, whatever goes wrong, we will most assuredly be blaming it on the Wizard. For all I know, everything here could go poof, or disappear […]

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Zombie Princess

So, we got all zombified on Saturday night, and the kids were enthralled with the whole process. I guess we did a pretty good job, because Tiller would not kiss me goodbye when we left. And when Rollie saw me, his reaction was, “You look like a really, really not-very-good Princess.” And let’s be honest, […]

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We are the Undead

Todd, Kate, and I went to the Zombie Prom last night. It was a fundraiser for breast cancer awareness, and who doesn’t like to dress up as a zombie to save boobies? Much fun (and brains) were had by all. More pictures of zombies here.

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A Town With Church Bells Ringing

This past weekend, we spent a couple of days with my parents at the lakehouse. It was cold and windy on Sunday, but we couldn’t all six stay cooped up in the little two-bedroom cabin together, so Todd and I took the kids into town to play at the park. Tiller and Rollie ran around […]

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Yes, I think I Am. Or at Least I Want to Be.

Plenty of running going on here at Dogwood Girl. Okay, jogging, if you want to be really accurate. I’m certainly not hauling ass. I just set myself some distances and then my goal is to finish them, no matter how long it takes. I go as fast as my old knees will allow me to […]

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