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Best Mom

5 Out of 5 Stars

As if there was ever really any doubt. Nonetheless, I have secured the hardcopy evidence and now I submit it into the loving care of the internets, who will be sure to NEVER FORGET that in fact, I rate. This also illustrates how cool I am to not only be palindromic (!!) but also up-side-down-ic. […]

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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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IHOP breakfast

Sneaky Boy Money Making Tactics

Gram and Papa Clyde took all of us to IHOP this morning before they headed back to Memphis. We dined sumptuously on pancakes, french toast, bacon, eggs, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, and the Maker and the Ice competed to see who could drink more of the little creamers in the baskets on our three […]

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Balloon Heads

Balloon Heads

What the hell is going on here? Are they being punished? Are they protesting… something? Whatever it is, it’s almost certainly going to get them into Harvard. I don’t know why, but like Counselor Troi I sense it.

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Boys with Mustaches

Men With Mustaches

Who doesn’t love a Wack-O-Wax mustache? It’s fun to say, even if you already ate your ‘stache: wack-o-wax, wack-o-wax, wack-o-wax. They are reputedly grape in flavor, but I’m gonna say… um, okay, we can call it “grape.” Sure. But more importantly, Wack-O-Wax’s Mr. Stache goes with every outfit for every occasion! And at 99 cents […]

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Boy abd Man Food

Boy and Man Food

When the boys were little and forever standing in front of the refrigerator I used this write-on wipe-off board to suggest some foods they might want to eat. I am just SURE I wrote down healthy choices, simple things that I kept on hand that they could prepare themselves. Like tofu, and tabouleh. I’m just […]

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Purple Rock Hair

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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