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Interior Ass-Kicking

So I’m walking around at Lake Johnston, which has a lovely 5K circuit, getting ready to run. I like running Lake J because it has one mile flat, one mile hilly, and one mile I-may-die hilly. AND a fabulous 100-yard boardwalk across the lake finish. Nothing like hearing your footfalls echoing across that last football […]

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First Snow of the Year!

Congratulations to The Maker, age 10, the boy who is first out into the first snow of the season. (I’m only barely remembering snow from earlier this year.) At least this year he didn’t put all the snow he could scrape up (which in NC, isn’t all that much) into my freezer. I know I […]

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Drawing is Relaksing

The Maker is new to public school, and one of the delightful things he’s discovered is that his teacher has a “Read, Write, or Draw” period every day. The first time she introduced this he made himself a book, of which this is the first page. He’s been a book-maker for years, and loves to […]

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Purple Rock Hair

I just finished doing the Ice’s hair again; he’s pretty pleased with it. He had wanted it done for picture day at school but we didn’t pull it off in time, so this is for his birthday which is coming up in a week or two. You can read about the first time the Ice […]

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The Marvelous Magic Snowflake

Is this little silver metal ornament for your tree. Plug it in to the outlet, plug your Christmas tree lights into it’s plug, then hang the snowflake. Touch the snowflake, tink! the lights go on. Touch it again, tink! the lights go off. The ad says it “captivates holiday guests,” but our focus group did […]

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