Category Archives: forgiveness

Dear Santa from ClaraJane 2019

As I write it is late 2020 and just found this letter on the family Chromebook: ****************************************************************** 1.EARING KIT. 2.SNOW GLOBE. 3.SLIME KIT. 4.PIERCED EARS. 5.NO SCHOOL. 6.HACHAMALS. 7.AN ALIVE HAMSTER OR GERBIL !! 9.HAMSTER CAGE! 10.HAMSTER BALL! 11.HAMSTER WHEEL! … Continue reading

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Rant: Mistakes

Tuesday, September 22nd 2020 Mistake #1) Don’t Cry Over Spilled Coffee Though I avoid the phone “like the plague” (can we say that anymore?), I made the mistake of making an actual live phone call on Sunday, and in my … Continue reading

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At Rise: Too Many Legs

Monday, September 21st 2020 AT RISE: It is “recess” in the distance learning environment. The kids are wrestling on the couch and Little Sister seems to have eeked out a slight advantage over Big Brother. Sister: [Giggling hysterically.] Brother: OH … Continue reading

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Back to School 2020 – Day Three

Friday, September 18th 2020 4th & 7th Grade Distance Learning – DAY THREE Be still my heart. Is this WORKING?! The kids are subsumed into their computers off and on throughout the day, and so far they only seem to … Continue reading

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First Day of School 2020 – Gavin & ClaraJane

Wednesday, September 16th 2020 It’s finally here! Here is pandemic-style Back-to-School for us:   After several missteps, stumbles, and inelegant moments courtesy of moi, ClaraJane and Gavin each make it onto their First Day of School Meetings.   Even though … Continue reading

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CAMPING: BOOBs @Shawme Crowell State Forest

Sunday August 2nd – Thursday August 6th 2020   2020-08 BOOB Camping @Shawme Crowell State Forest [8:17]:   . . . . . BOOBs!  Let’s do it again soon. . ♥♥♥♥

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Quarantine UkeOke #7.28 – My Lil’ Kitty (feat. ClaraJane)

Tuesday, July 28th 2020 – Quarantine Day #1??           . Song:  My Lil’ Kitty Inspired By:  TicTok . 2020-07-28 Quarantine UkeOke #7.28 – My Lil’ Kitty (feat. ClaraJane [2:34]: . ♥

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Quarantine UkeOke #7.16 – Farewell Fluff & Puff the Magic Dragon

Thursday, July 16th 2020 – Quarantine Day #1??             . Song:  Puff the Magic Dragon By:  Peter, Paul & Mary . 2020-07-16 Quarantine UkeOke #1## – Puff the Magic Dragon [5:23]:  . ♥

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R.I.P. Fluff the Mighty Bunny

July 15th 2020   Fluff’s health has been in decline for quite some time.  She was so weak this past Sunday I almost took her camping with us so I could coddle her and supplement her diet with Pedialyte from … Continue reading

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Quarantine UkeOke #7.15 – Auld Lang Syne

Wednesday, July 15th 2020 – Quarantine Day #1??   . Song:  Auld Lang Syne By:  Traditional .     2020-07-15 Quarantine UkeOke #1** – Auld Lang Syne [8:08]:  .   ♥

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