Category Archives: scaring the neighbors

This is My Jam

TweetThis is my jam. It was a hot jam but now it’s a cool jam. It is definitely a slow jam. It took several hours yesterday to make. Since Magoo eats jam like some people breathe air, I decided to … Continue reading

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Layoff

TweetThursday morning I was talking with Dan about my book and how many copies I wanted to order myself. 100? 500? He looked a bit squirmish and said, “Maybe we should wait and see what happens today. Microsoft just announced … Continue reading

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Hot Heat

Tweet It is stinkin’ hot here! Ahem. “forseattle,” she coughs into her hand. In the Seattle area, we tend to worship the sun until we actually feel the sun and then we shrink and hide from it and ask each … Continue reading

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Awkward Family Photos – Daredevil Edition

TweetWe were at a friend’s house today when Wanda saw a horrific sight over my shoulder. It was a sight that made her startle, gasp and clasp her hands over her mouth, her eyes wide. What she had seen… Prepare … Continue reading

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Singing Telegram

Tweet Wanda was sick. She’d been hacking up a lung for days and I’d kept her home from school and other activities. One morning she woke up coughing nigh unto death and barfed all over her bed. It was a … Continue reading

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A Mysterious Birthday Party

TweetLaylee is TEN! Her oldness and lack of being young astound me. You feel me? Laylee’s a book nut, so her birthday parties often revolve around favorite literary masterpieces. A couple of years ago we did a Princess Academy theme … Continue reading

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