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Disco Balls and Jesus

I don’t know why we never tried a normal nightlight. Maybe we did, and it wasn’t adequately addressing our boys’ collective fear of the dark combined with a tremendous reluctance to go to bed. But I noticed one Christmas how hypnotic we all found the scattered stars thrown from a mirrored-ball ornament. After Christmas I […]

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how to save money on groceries

The Husband and I went grocery shopping together earlier this week. That’s a fairly unusual thing, since somebody has to be on parent duty. But we asked the First to look after the others, and tested our homeowner’s and family heath insurance policies to have a mini-date at the corner grocery store. I’m pretty sure […]

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ten sentences in 24 hours

The Maker created a bit of a stir this week. He had a homeschool assignment to copy ten sentences of his choice from the book of his choice as a writing exercise. One might think, since he’s done this routinely before, that this would be a non-remarkable thing. One would be wrong. Book: The Great […]

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action hero screen test

action hero screen test

The Husband (as I’m watching the trailer for Stardust – scroll to 2.00 to see the goods): Yeah, the ol’ “swing from a chandelier” schtick. Standard.Me: You have to have a sword to make it work right.TH: And you have to grab the rope before you slash, otherwise the chandelier crashes to the ground and […]

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comments are back!

At loooong last comments have been re-enabled! Now both of you, Dear Readers, must leave me one! Just because you can. A shout-out and my heartfelt thanks go to Bonnie Calhoun over at How Can I Do That. I’ve combed the forums a million times on this one and finally found the solution. Well, ok, […]

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