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Deja vu all over again!

Is there a pattern developing? In my last post, I told you about the similarities of Kimba’s departure last Christmas and her  arrival this year. Well, we aren’t quite finished. I was supposed to pick up my oldest daughter, Bean, … Continue reading

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My son, the movie star

In my last post, I talked about looking for changes in my son… Well, there is one change that I didn’t have to look too hard to find… His nose is huge! He SAYS that he looks like the Avatar! … Continue reading

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He’s back!

I picked my son up from the airport yesterday morning. It is like he never left! He is back to mauling everyone. Either he has gotten stronger or Cakes has lost a little. She can’t quite handle him like she … Continue reading

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Peek-a-boo!

I wonder if I am a little developmentally disabled. I say that because I am so easily impressed. I am so easily surprised… by things that I really shouldn’t be surprised about or all that impressed with. I wish I … Continue reading

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What do you mean you didn’t make no meat?

My wife sent me a text message informing me that she got called in to work and that she had made a meatless pasta dish for dinner. I texted back a “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” response: “What do you … Continue reading

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From man to wimp in 10 minutes

We went from VERY cold to WOW cold today! When I woke up at 5:00 A.M., the temperature was 6º! When I went out to warm up my car for the morning drive to work at 6:00, it was 2º! … Continue reading

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There is a difference between ‘brisk’ and ‘cold’

Before my oldest daughter drove up from Dallas, she called to ask me what the weather was like. “It’s pretty brisk.” “Does that mean its about 55º?” “55?! That’s not brisk. That’s nice.” “So what does brisk mean?” I thought … Continue reading

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Preparing for the worst

I did something that I have never done before… I bought survival food! In 1994, I lived in Northridge, CA. I was at the epicenter of the Northridge earthquake. But, since there was no advanced warning, I had not made … Continue reading

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I shudder to think…

For the second time this week, I was awakened by the sound of my wife talking on the phone. This time, I got out of bed because I detected a little concern in her voice. I opened our bedroom door … Continue reading

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While I was on the phone!

It is getting cold here in KC. I told you that we have already had our first small snowfall. The cold changes my morning routine. Instead of warming the car up for minute, I have to wait for several. Oh, … Continue reading

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