Monthly Archives: September 2007

leaving for the weekend (while Chris has to work)

I’m going to my parents’ house this weekend, which means I’ll finally see Cate again. I can’t wait. I miss her so much. Sure, she’s a pain, but she’s MY pain, and I wouldn’t trade her for anything. One thing … Continue reading

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carrot costume

I finished Cate’s costume. It looks better in person, I promise. She’ll wear it like a “sandwich board,” meaning it goes over her head, and she’ll have a carrot section in the front and in the back. The way it … Continue reading

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a calm, fun day

I’ve had a really nice day today. I went to lunch with my friend, Courtney, and her daughter, Catie. We went to a divey Mexican place that just opened up, Kokopelli’s. The place was packed so we took it to … Continue reading

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maybe she needed a break from me after all

I just spoke to Cate on the telephone. I asked her, “What does Meg say?” She pretended to cry. I asked her, “What does Daddy say?” She replied, “Hi Cate girl!” (he calles her “Cate girl” a lot) Then I … Continue reading

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Meg today

Look how her eyes light up. Meg has suddenly outgrown her 0-3 month clothes. By suddenly, I mean within the last week or so. How has she gotten so big already? I want her to stop getting so big! She’s … Continue reading

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mistakes abound, but here it is

I finished piecing the quilt yesterday. I didn’t realize how many mistakes I’d made until I finished. Still, I’m dang proud!

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embracing my inner elderly woman

I’ve been away from the computer because I’ve been…quilting. That’s right. Quilting. Since Cate is gone this week, I needed a project of some sort. I went to Hobby Lobby yesterday morning to pick up supplies. My original plan was … Continue reading

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when the cat’s away, the mice will…eat

We went grocery shopping yesterday. Here’s a list of all the things we bought that we normally don’t because we won’t let Cate have them: Chocolate milk Ice cream Chips Cocoa Puffs Cookie Crisp Pop Tarts That’s so horrible that … Continue reading

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she sure looks like she was born on a military base

Meg can grasp items when you put them in her hand. We think it’s funny to have her hold on to different things.

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pumpkin pancakes

After reading about pumpkin pancakes on Cassandra’s blog, I had to make them, especially since Chris loves anything “pumpkin.” So, tonight we had “breakfast for dinner” and I made the pancakes and some sausage. Mmmmmmmm. I’ll definitely be making these … Continue reading

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