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Torm
Interests: stamping, and spending time with my family, reading, scrapbooking, purging
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On Monday morning, we woke up early and headed west as a whole family. We had worked hard to pick a date a few weeks ago. Choosing a date that we hoped for good weather, but that coincided with bringing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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There was ballooning that week I was in Boyne. I sent Denny a picture of my toes up at the pool when he asked if I could crew. There was ballooning the night that I had to attend the volunteer... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Today.... ....I had to take the boys along when I brought Wendy shoe shopping. Wendy still didn't find any shoes (second attempt this week), but I taught the boys some life skills. ....is Allan' last day of work before he... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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After a busy couple weeks, and a full weekend - this week is a quiet one. I did a double take after filling out our weekly calendar - it was just that unusually empty. That being said - I'm also... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
I've been pulling stuff for a Friday garage sale for two days straight (more than that - having been piling things for awhile - but two days straight of pulling all those things from their spots and stacking/pricing in my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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The kids and I got home from Boyne at about two on Friday, and while I should have jumped into laundry and catch-up - I didn't. My mind and body stayed in vacation mode for the rest of that day.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Today was good. My mom and I went for a walk before the rest of our peeps woke up, and her and Judy straggled out sometime after ten. The kids and I lazed around until after lunch (sandwiches) and then... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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We got a little bit of a late start on our yesterday. The drapes keep our unit so dark, and the clocks were all a bit wonky, giving us zero perspective of time. Having decided to use the cooler morning... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Yesterday morning I woke up Mark with a whisper: "How are you feeling?" He mentioned that his face was still sore. He had mentioned the pain the night before, just before the power went out. It was then that we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Friday was a full day. Kid shuttling, a walk to town to pay the taxes, Wendy's second drive time (not as good a report as her first time, but not horrid), a drive out to Lansing to pick up our... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Looking back at the month of July, I didn't take a ton of pictures of the daily stuff - but there are still a few that I haven't shared. The last day of the month seems like a good one... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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After the pacey non-productive Saturday I had, I knew I couldn't handle a pacey Sunday afternoon. I took the kids to Maker Faire instead. It was hot, but oh so cool. We began with some of the outdoor exhibits that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Greg left again this morning. For Chicago this time - hopes to be home Monday. So now I'm pacing. We had talked about going to Maker Faire this weekend at The Henry Ford, so now I have to decide if... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Today is looking to be a beautiful day. No definite plans as to what to do with it yet. The options are many. Yesterday - Me: I think I'll surprise dad and get the railing done on the deck Brian... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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I love my Mondays. Work Mondays, vacation Mondays, it doesn't matter. I woke up today feeling recharged. The list making has begun. -------------------------- We had a full weekend. On Saturday we ended up heading up to the Michigan State Capitol... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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--------- It's been a good week. I've not taken many photos this week, but we've all been enjoying having the dad of the house home for it. The above photo is a leftover from our U.P. week that forgot to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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On the Fourth of July, we were lazy. We had a lazy morning and chose the late parade. The plan after that had been to laze around a little bit more and then head down to the Harbor for fireworks.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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We decided to head down to Eagle River with the plan to let the kids swim. But it was chilly at Eagle River. And Windy. Like, way too windy to even sit on the beach and enjoy it, windy. Everyone... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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I still have more vacation photos to share - but I've been caught up with other stuff the last few days Yesterday I power washed the deck. And the lower half of the house. We are now officially two-tone. My... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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On Thursday we woke up with the plan to head out to Canyon Falls (8 miles south of Lanse) with a picnic.This would fulfill an item off of Wendy's summer manifesto, and it was a beautiful day to do just... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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view from my Wednesday night workout So. We got up north Tuesday evening, did the grocery run thing, made dinner and then wound down the day - settling into bed at about 10:30. I slept good. Until. Until Mark, our... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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As mentioned previously, last week's adventure was not part of our summer plans. We do have two trips planned, but this one was spur of the moment. I've learned that having a reliable vehicle makes me more likely to hit... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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We met at the field at 6pm Sunday night for the pilots meeting. Fingers were crossed that the ground had dried enough to allow the pilots to drive on it for a launch, and it had. Yay! The pilots and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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The Saturday of Balloonfest was the single worst weather day in Balloonfest history. It rained from the wee hours of the morning until late in the evening, and it came down hard at times. And it was cold. We were... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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This afternoon's dip in Lake Michigan on our way home from the U.P. We spontaneously left for Upper Michigan last Tuesday - and just got home an hour and a half ago We left at 7 this morning and got... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2015 at Live from Tormville!