Monthly Archives: March 2009

freedom and the great day

It is actually possible that today might be one of the best days of my life.  At least one of the most enjoyable. Yesterday Cate and Meg went to spend a week with my parents, which leaves Chris and I … Continue reading

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on the house

Last night I didn’t feel like cooking (and we really didn’t have much to pull together a meal I wanted to eat), so I called Chris and told him I was picking him up and we were going out.  Neither of … Continue reading

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The anxiety about this move is really starting to set it.  Chris worked it out with his boss today and his last day of work will here will be May 15th – a little more than a month and a … Continue reading

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things move quickly

We were thinking we probably had to be in Okinawa by July or August, realistically. Nope.  We found out a day or two ago that we have to be there by June 10th. We don’t even have passports! 2 1/2 … Continue reading

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Cate is exhausted today, enough so that I thought I could get her to take a nap.  She asked to wear pajamas, I read her a book and tucked her in.  Then I went to my room to take care … Continue reading

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macaroni and cheese is not a "flambe" dish

My sister-in-law Rachel and I were cooking yesterday when we left this under the broiler for a bit too long.  I opened the oven to find it on fire! Oops. Luckily no one was hurt and I was able to … Continue reading

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Want to know something? We’re moving to Japan. That’s right.  Sometime this summer (don’t know when yet) we will be residents of Okinawa.  I can’t wait! Anyone have any tips on managing 22 hours of travel and a 14 hour … Continue reading

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