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Torm
Interests: stamping, and spending time with my family, reading, scrapbooking, purging
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I'm here. Second cup of coffee down the hatch, both eyes are now open. We had a busy, but fun, weekend. With a family wedding, some of Greg's siblings came to town as early as Wednesday. I think last night... Continue reading
Posted 15 hours ago at Live from Tormville!
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This weekend was our fall services at church. My shift was there at 8 Sunday morning to mix and put multiple pans of pan pasty into the oven. We were done in plenty of time to run home and come... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Live from Tormville!
Mark (7) had a stray long hair dangling haywire over his ear. Telling him to hold really still, I grabbed it tight and gave it a fast quick yank. (at least three of you just winced) "Ow!!" He exclaimed. "What... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Last Thursday after work, and after a quick good-bye lunch for my coworker, I headed ten hours north. We made it there by midnight while making a few phone calls home to make sure my kids stayed on task throughout... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
I did pause when I read Beth in a 'who is Beth' way. But I like it. I'm anxious to read these shares. One of my fifth graders has epilepsy, and what you share is going to offer me a little more insight into what her life is like, and from that I'll learn, and that's a good thing
Toggle Commented Oct 2, 2014 on 31 Days | A Courageous Life at steph's stuff
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This and that, because if I don't write it down I'll forget it.... Mark (7) and I went for haircuts tonight. He's growing out his summer buzz and just needs a trim around the edges. I'd do it, but he... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Grandma is still in town (she came in time for Justin's wedding and she'll stay through to Derek's wedding) and Allan had the day off work - so they came to the cider mill too. It was a good day... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
It's about me and purses. I'm, at heart, either a no purse or little purse type of gal. The problem is that Sundays often warrant a purse what with paper, pens, phone, wallet, keys, gum, etc to be toted. This... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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We're at that treading water time of the year. With back to school, Greg's crazy work schedule, the kids activities and homework, well - whew. I made it to another Saturday. Greg's schedule has been swinging between a regular shift,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
It's picture day at the elementary today. Already out the door, I noticed Brian's face. Me, sighing: Oh for crying out loud. You can't do pictures with yesterday's food on your face. (remnants of last night's ice cream cone) (Yes,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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My boys trained this morning to be this year's flag raisers. They'll be in charge of raising and lowering every day. It's nice being able to walk to school. Yesterday I walked to school about six times. Brian is on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
Mark (7) trying to explain logic to his 9 year old brother: If you wouldn't do that to your own child, then you shouldn't do it to ME. Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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our three pound puppy looks ridiculous when he's wet he had his first vet appointment yesterday he received vaccines, benedryl, a heartworm pill and an antibiotic for a parasite (coccidia) one of those things didn't agree with him. He was... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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And all of a sudden it's been nearly a week since I've blogged. I'm back at work and adjusting to my schedule. I'm up to thirteen definite hours a week this year, but still with lots of subbing possibilities. This... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
There have been times when the boys don't have belts and/or church shoes, and I roll with that - but when they happen to have them, I like that they use them. Which brings us to this morning - the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Wendy - 8th, Mark - 2nd and Brian - 4th. We ended up losing power last night sometime before 7pm, so before showers and hair clean-ups. It came on for a brief moment when Mark went into the shower, only... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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On Thursday, I went ballooning. I haven't gone as much this summer. Denny was out of town for a week plus just before I headed up north for ten days, and add to that my trying to single parent all... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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I woke up just before seven this morning, and as is my routine - I put my coffee brewing and went to stare out the back deck window while it brewed. I looked rubbed my eyes looked again pouted sighed... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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We've had two kayaks for quite a few years now, but with six of us - it's been a challenge to figure out who is going when and how. It used to be that the boys could sit on our... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
So, we've been home from vacation for almost two weeks now and life is back to full speed ahead. A few randoms: Greg is still working in Toledo. Seven days a week - longer hours on the weekends. On our... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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On Friday morning we lazily checked out of our digs in Boyne, and made it home in plenty of time to unpack, go through the mail, start some laundry and get ready for our evening 5K. This summer blew as... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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As promised - Wednesday was our busy day and Tuesday and Thursday were our lazy days. Which meant we watched cartoons Thursday morning. I enjoy watching them watch cartoons more than I enjoy this decade's cartoons. Greg laughs more than... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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It had rained nearly the whole day Tuesday, but it was capped off with a gorgeous sky at sunset. It was gone before I could switch to a wide angle. (photo from our balcony) Sunset gone, I went back to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Before we ever even left home, I had told the kids: Kids, here's the deal. When we go to Boyne and IF dad comes too, we are only there for three days. And mom and dad are tired. Therefore we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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If you've been reading my blog for awhile, you may remember that we went to Boyne last year at this time. We had so much fun, that I wanted to go again. One Sunday in July I haunted my computer... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Live from Tormville!