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Torm
Interests: stamping, and spending time with my family, reading, scrapbooking, purging
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And now we add swim meets to the schedule. I'm still learning all the lingo and trying to ask all the right questions as far as how the season goes and how he'll learn, but we'll get there. Last night... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Live from Tormville!
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Yesterday was one of those choppy hard to get anything done days. Greg was working and the kids needed shuttling to and fro. I managed a bit of laundry, but that's about it. And I did get to the parade.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Live from Tormville!
Once upon a time a few years ago, I bought my husband a fancy Columbia ball cap. It's got wicking. It's got a cooling sweatband. It's got Advanced Omni-Freeze ZERO technology. It's a nice ball cap. He's constantly misplacing it,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Live from Tormville!
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My aunt was hoping for a before and after shot of Allan's haircut. I think the last time he got it cut was when he was home on spring break. The lady cutting his hair at the barber shop told... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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You probably wouldn't guess it if you knew our kids, but Mark is always the first one to ham it up in a family photo. I drove out to Big Rapids on Tuesday after work to round up Allan. It... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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On Saturday, Greg, Brian, Mark and I spent the whole day in Allen Park at the FLL Qualifier. This is the third year that Greg and I are coaching alongside Mr. Sharp at our elementary school. Being that it was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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I know for at least two of our local cider mills, this weekend was the last chance for cider and doughnuts. We quickly ate lunch after church, and then scrambled off to our local favorite as their facebook post said... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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Brian and I had a field trip today with the Leadership group from karate. We met at the Howell Nature Center at 1 o'clock. We couldn't have ordered a more perfect day. We were instructed to keep this field trip... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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I told my kids yesterday morning that, hey kids - it's been a long time since I've done a day in the life photos and this day seems like it might work. They were all on board with that. Mark... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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photo taken on Sunday's walk at the cider mill We survived the busy October. November doesn't offer much let up, but we do have a few days off of school this month which will give me some catch up moments.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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Brian and Mark along with the neighbor girl/classmate. The dads took them, making them walk ahead of them through wooded trails, spooking them with tales of zombies and spooks. It was memory making for sure. The night was beautiful. Not... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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Yesterday, along with Mark's swimming, all day robotics, Wendy's last soccer game of the season, and a cousin's wedding that we had to miss (and I heard this morning that last night was also my 30th (?????) class reunion) -... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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photo from Tuesday's Halloween party Some smiles from the last few weeks: Me, pulling an old jacket out of the front hall closet: Hey Mark, do you think this would work for your costume? Mark, pulling it on: Perfect! It... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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It's the final week of fall soccer. Tonight was the first of this week's three games. Tonight was a feels like 33 - and raining. Hard. I could see their breath. Like, really hard. I was taking pictures from the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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Another new week. The eighth of the school year. Before getting into that though.... Last week. Mark was principal for the day on Friday. A prize earned by raising the most money in our Fun Run fundraiser. While bustling about... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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Hey Hey! It's her birthday!! Today she's sixteen. I told her that she can get her license whenever she feels ready to take on the parallel parking part of the driving test. She had a soccer game yesterday, and I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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So, there was this fundraiser ..... Mark came home with a mission of raising the most money in order to get the prize of being principal for a half day. Thanks to the help of our great friends, he achieved... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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new this year - Mark on the guitar and Brian on the saxophone Our weekend was full with meetings, home maintenance, fall services, a soccer game and Greg working some overtime on Saturday. Now enter the sixth week of school... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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I've been so busy since school got back in session, that I realized I never shared the remaining highlights of my summer journal (a Midori Traveler's Notebook). I'm still journaling this fall with some fresh inserts, so I thought I'd... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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Finally, on Brian's last day of diving class, I got the picture I wanted. All three of them dressed and ready for their individual activities - two that start at 6:30 and the the third that starts at 6:45. This... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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....he'd tell you this family is busy, and a little bit nuts. It's been months, though, since he's tried to sneak out the door and escape us so I do believe he's resigned himself to keeping us. Reminder to self:... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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I feel like I have a moment today to catch my breath. It feels good. Greg and Brian had a successful Saturday morning demonstrating wood carving at the library. Mark and I stopped by after swimming. When we first walked... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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After school a couple days ago, Mark came home from school and said, Hey mom - you know that Fun Run fundraiser? I want to be principal for a half day. (The prize for the top earner) He's the only... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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When Grace and Dale came over on Sunday, Mark immediately taunted and Dale immediately gave chase. Mark surrendered, "but only because I was trapped" I have a picture from our summer Minnesota trip where these two are sparring in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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taken on my morning walk The weekend went quickly, with Wendy's PT and a date night to Frankenmuth on Friday night. Saturday brought work on the downstairs bathroom that we gutted, kid shuttling and Saturday cleaning. Wendy's soccer game was... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2016 at Live from Tormville!