Monthly Archives: February 2008

Kiss it goodbye

12 1/2 years is a long time to live with a crummy bathroom.  Papa has been itching to take it all down.  Take a last look at the old sink, tub, etc…. Now the demolition has begun in earnest…. And … Continue reading

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Eli’s birthday dinner, a couple of days late

Mushroom-spinach lasagna, from Fat-Free Vegan (I’ve taken pics of this before), rosemary focaccia bread, and chocolate cupcakes with raspberry filling.  The cupcakes were awesome.  Unfortunately, Papa’s stomach didn’t feel well, and he didn’t eat a thing!  Ever wonder what the … Continue reading

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On this date in history….

20 years ago today….The text reads, “It was a wonderful day for a wagon ride Monday, especially for a 2-year-old contemplating the arrival of a new baby brother or sister.  Kailah Weiss-Weinberg, left, appeared lost in thought as she rounded … Continue reading

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Cool fun

When you get stuck in traffic on icy roads enough times, it helps to develop a Zen-like approach to life.  Take the time to enjoy yourself!  After all, nobody forced you to move to Wisconsin….  Bring your camera!  The ice-covered … Continue reading

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Obama Wins Wisconsin! (Oh yeah, and that other guy, McCain)

Today Roya and Papa went early to vote.  Roya registered and voted for the first time!  They were numbers 9 and 10.  Twelve hours later, I was 276, and there was still an hour left to go.  This is huge … Continue reading

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We haven’t been shopping in a couple of weeks…

Snow day.  Work.  Appointments.  Sick kids.  Snow day.  So it’s been awhile since we shopped for anything except staples (literally, bread, milk and bananas).  Super Target charges $.50 more per 2-pack of Silk than Woodman’s, but is convenient….  this evening, … Continue reading

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Everyone is safe and sound

So yeah, it started to rain right on schedule (like, 3:00 a.m.); Papa got up at 4:30 and was out the door by 5:00.  He had a long, treacherous drive to work.  Eli, who stayed overnight in Madison, slithered to … Continue reading

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