Category Archives: This really happened

Shaye Whitmer: Jedi Master

This is my friend Shaye: He looks like a regular guy, doesn’t he? Well what if I told you THIS IS ALSO MY FRIEND SHAYE: Well just you prepare to be all like, “WHAT THE WHAT?!?” Because that, my friends, … Continue reading

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Guys and Dolls

My daughter is a hoarder of tiny things. She has about seventeen hundred bags, purses, carrying cases and whatnots in which she stores all the little hoo-haws. When she’s playing something like “Dolls going to a tea party” and she’ll … Continue reading

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Snoopers be snoopin’

You know what Geocaching is? What am I thinking? Of course you do. You’re not an idiot. Well, a few years ago, we did lots and lots of geocaching. Of course, that was before either kid learned an impressive amount … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: The Eatery & Ice Cream shop at Edmonds Marina

The Eatery & Ice Cream shop at Edmonds Marina is a small restaurant on the first floor of the Arnie’s Restaurant building south of Brakett’s Landing in Edmonds. If there is another name for it besides “Eatery & Ice Cream” … Continue reading

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At least they were trying to be scientific.

This morning, I made up some iced coffee as I am known to do during the summer months. I drank the entire glass. It was delicious. When I went to pour myself some more, I found this at the bottom … Continue reading

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Thank you Mr. Watterson. You can pick him up anytime you like.

This is my husband and my kid:  THAT’S MY BOY!

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Get Out of Jail Free Cards

This week has been kinda sucky for everyone. Lots of FB friends complained of big things, bad things, crappy things. So I decided that everyone should have the afternoon off. To this end, I offered to write an excuse note … Continue reading

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Parenting Through Quantum Mechanics?

The kids have today off. I slept in. When I finally got up, I guilted myself into getting dressed before making coffee and came downstairs feeling like I’ve already missed half the day. That’s because the hours between seven am … Continue reading

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On Not Writing.

There is a lot going on in my house these days. We have two small children, which are a career in and of themselves. I am asked on a regular basis, to catalogue the entire contents of their rooms and … Continue reading

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SWEAR ALL THE SWEARS!

As you may remember, we recently got a dog. His name is Thor Michaelson. And I think he’s pretty awesome. So does my husband. So do the children. So does that one guy that wears the blue jacket and rides … Continue reading

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