Category Archives: family fun

Four Wanda

TweetWanda is my best buddy. We’re together all day. When she smiles, I smile. When she cries, I sometimes comfort her. When I cry, she does not notice. Wanda spends a lot of time writing lately. She writes her name … Continue reading

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Guess What I Am For Halloween

TweetOlive Garden Employee after a shift? (Wo)Man in Black? With red ears? A BACK-UP DANCER! One of two back-up dancers Was there a witch and a fairy in that video? You know? There might have been.

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It’s All Fun and Games Until…


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Just Draw a Doggone Dragon

TweetFor the first time ever, Magoo has a teacher who is requiring participation in the PTA art competition, Reflections. It’s always been optional for him in the past and when he said he wasn’t interested, I said a quiet prayer … Continue reading

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Sorry Dad and No Little Sisters

TweetA favorite family game we like to play is called Sorry Dad, or as some prefer to call it, Uno. We like it because it lasts for hours and the obvious imminent winner changes back and forth a kazillion times, … Continue reading

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Wherein One of My Wildest Parenting Fantasies is Fulfilled on Mothers’ Day Eve Courtesy of Martin Scorsese

TweetSome Mothers’ Day gifts are planned. A hand squished in cement and bejeweled with fish tank marbles. A scarf. The hammock you texted a picture of to your husband and he asked if it was lame if you picked it … Continue reading

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