Category Archives: domestic life

Call Me Emily: Dispatch from the Domicile

September 11th 2018   Gradually the list emerges.  You know how it goes.  Things around the house need repair.  The first glimmer comes in a mere, imperceptible repetition.  Flushing the toilet twice.  Closing the door, again.  Turning the light switch … Continue reading

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At Rise: Post Carnival Games

Sunday, September 9th 2018   AT RISE:  The Oberhauser Four are walking home from the annual neighborhood carnival around the corner.  The kids run ahead and pause just before home. Gavin:  [Baps ClaraJane with giant big purple ball.] ClaraJane [Screaming]: Gavin … Continue reading

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At Rise: Key to the City

Thursday, September 6th 2018 AT RISE:  The Oberhauser Four are eating extra peacefully tonight.  Even Mom is not talking, and is just enjoying the sights and sounds of Flamly Eating-In-Peace. [Dishes gently tinkle along with the occasional slurping of clam … Continue reading

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Back to School! 2nd & 5th Grade

Tuesday, September 4th 2018 Somehow we make it back from camping  in time to get all our preening, prepping and sleeping done in time for a bang up blast back to school.   Daddy Chef too!   Miss Katie, Mizzy, … Continue reading

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Got Our Baby Back Baby Back

Monday, August 27th 2018 After a week away with Cousin Olivia at Grandma’s in Florida, our niece and Youngest Baby are BACK! 2018-08-27 We Got Our Baby Back Baby Back [55 seconds]:   THANKS GRANDMA!! ♥♥♥♥♥

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Gorls on a Plane

Still Tuesday, August 21st 2018 My Dear Hubsand not only did a great job getting past airport security to accompany the Gorls all the way to the gate, he took pictures for me! Omg look at my girl taking it … Continue reading

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Oh My Heart

Tuesday,August 21st 2018 Today is the day my giant tiny littlest baby flies away for the first time.She already had the gall to turn SEVEN this summer.Now she’s flying off -with her 13 year old cousin at least- for a … Continue reading

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