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Unsettling Conversations With My Kid

One of the things I love most about being a mom is simply talking with my boys. We discuss current events, politics, what’s going on at school, their latest fantasy baseball trades, etc. But my absolute favorites are the creative, … Continue reading

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Days 2 and 3: We’re Having Fun! Darn it!

Tuesday, March 29th I’m guessing that the people who design RV’s don’t ever bother to ride or sleep in them. Otherwise, our toilet would have a seat belt. I can’t say that somersaulting into the shower when James made that … Continue reading

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RV Spring Training Adventure: Days 1-1/2 Update

We’re not the kind of family that has vacations and special events planned out far in advance, written in coded colors on our calendars. In fact, people who do that make me kind of nervous. Like back in high school … Continue reading

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Laxatives, Mammograms, Chimney Sweeps and Obnoxious Bicycle Bells

This is going to be one of those posts in which I purge all the random, strange and sometimes criminal thoughts that’ve been bubbling in my cranial cauldron for the past few months. And now that I sit down to … Continue reading

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Some Rules You Just Have to Break

  This was my view today while taking Jack to school. (Yeah, I was within 100 feet, but we were stopped…and I was trying to take a photo, so it was okay.) I get behind these trucks almost every morning … Continue reading

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July Fly -Take a Little Peak into My Life

Today is my monthly Fly-on-the-Wall post, the one I do with a bunch of other bloggers. You’ll see their links at the bottom of the page. This post captures lots of little moments of life over the past month…ya know, … Continue reading

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June Funny Friday – I Love You to the Moon and Back.

Hi Kids! It’s Funny Friday time again. If you’ve been a Sanity follower for a while, then you’re familiar with FF. It’s a regular, collaborative feature published on the last Friday of every month. Each month one of the participants submits … Continue reading

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A Fly on the Wall in my House (June Edition)

Welcome to a Fly on the Wall group post. Today 18 bloggers are inviting you to catch a glimpse of what you’d see if you were a fly on the wall in our homes. Come on in and buzz around … Continue reading

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And Another Thing that Ticks Me Off About the Woodlake HOA!!!!

My husband isn’t allowed to park his camo colored golf cart in the woods behind our house because it doesn’t look nice, according to the homeowners’ association. However, they have no problem with crap like this on every third mailbox? … Continue reading

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Woodlake HOA Hell and Gestapo Neighbors-Happy One Year Anniversary in VA to Us.

My friend Ron once made a wise statement about neighbors that’s stuck with me for over 20 years now. “I want a house that’s far enough away from everybody that I can mow the grass naked if I want to.” … Continue reading

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