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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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Coat Pile

Snow Day

It started coming down in earnest about 7 pm on Friday night, and by then the Ice was over his misery at being forbidden to go to a skating party that was due to run until 11 pm in a town 30 miles away. The First, however, had already made good his escape and was […]

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Christmas Eve

The Plugged-In Prayer, with Food

During the Christmas holidays during the year the First was four, our electricity had been out for a good part of the week due to a freak NC snowstorm. Because of the timing, it made a pretty big impact on the First. Shortly after the drama had subsided, we once again made his favorite comfort […]

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A Beautiful Snow

A Beautiful Snow

Last year we didn’t get any snow at all in Raleigh, so I really hoped for at least one or two this year. My wish has been granted: the last snow kept me home with the boys, but this one I could drive to work in and really enjoy in a different way. It was […]

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Snodude

In which Mom comes out to photograph the snodude and its creators… (that’s the Maker in yellow)In which the Ice (pink hair, background) launches a snowball toward an unsuspecting target as the snodude creators nap…In which the Ice unleashes a snowball at ME!In which everyone wants to get in the picture. Wow. Just look at […]

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