Category Archives: marriage

Politics with Pops and Chris

Tuesday, July 9th 2019   AT RISE: Paul and the kids have left Jennifer, Pops and Chris in Pops’ office to finish their heated political debate about –among other things– the crazy idea of Healthcare-for-All  in the 2020 presidential campaigns. … Continue reading

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Surprise Visit from the Twins

Friday, June 27th 2019 Toiling away at my Office Cafe, I am treated to a surprise visit from my twins. 2019-06-28 Office Visit from the Twins [0:56] ClaraJane combines her two favorite activities; rollerskating and reading: Omg legs: And Girl! … Continue reading

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Date Night !!!

Friday, June 14th 2019   Grandma was taking the kids for dinner and a sleepover at a nearby hotel, ergo; Hubby + Me = FREE!!! After dropping the kids off for their adventure, we agree to rest for a few … Continue reading

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TED Talk: Owning Behavior & Communication in Relationships

Thursday, May 16th 2019 Great -much needed- TED Talk! Own Your Behaviours, Master Your Communication, Determine Your Success | Louise Evans | TEDxGenova [18:17]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9q22WAUnpPs Apparently I spend hella time in that “Red Chair.” I like the 3rd-5th ones much … Continue reading

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Home Making: From “Ew!” to “Ooh!”

Saturday, March 30th 2019   I’m amazed at what one good NAP,  $29 worth of wallpaper, plus reading instructions can do for a wall in your dining area that was previously blah, scuffed up and chipped. I didn’t take the … Continue reading

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At Rise: Good Parents

Saturday, March 23rd 2019   AT RISE:  The O Flamly and Cousin Olivia are discussing life and family over dinner. Cousin Olivia [to Gavin and ClaraJane] :  You have good parents. Gavin:  Yeah.  My parents make real memories.  The kind you … Continue reading

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Friday Night Hubsand

Friday, March 8th 2019 Hate to brag, but l👀k at my man! He saves us 100’s of dollars in plumbing by Doing It Himself! Then he oversees little Gorls in the kitchen, making delicious homemade pretzels! He then jumps into … Continue reading

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