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Crashed-Out Christmas Help

So, what was your first job? As the holiday season gets into full swing, I am reminded of my very first minimum wage position at Miller’s Outpost in Moreno Valley, CA.  I think I had just turned 16, so it was December of 1988.  I spent Christmas selling acid-washed jeans, studded denim jackets and pleather …

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Dreams of the Deck

I really thought this would never happen again.  My oldest (our original napper!) is getting so big and hardly ever takes a strange nap (or any nap) anymore.  That’s why this one was such a sweet surprise. It does look like he was strolling across the threshold with his juice and just went splat.  That’s …

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Dire Dreams

127 hours…of napping? Cormac is lucky I found him like this.  He is old enough to know that when he plans hiking in the family room by himself, he should tell someone where he is going.  As you can see by this photo, he took a nasty spill trying to bridge the couch and the …

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Plank Position

I think this whole planking trend is ridiculous.  Apparently, my three-year-old doesn’t. Rather than participate, Blue Puppy has stuck his head in the sand blankie.  He’s not Cormac’s puppy ANYWAY. Eh.  It’s too hot to play outside, anyway.  Snooze on, little planker.  Snooze on.