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Torm
Interests: stamping, and spending time with my family, reading, scrapbooking, purging
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Another picture from our day at Potter Park Zoo I was going to title this post Happy Hump Day - but that term is like fingers on the chalkboard to me. Couldn't do it. Greg is still home, but his... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Live from Tormville!
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He kept giggling, "it tickles!! it tickles!!" as the birds ate off of his seed stick Yesterday, the boys and I had a chat. I told them they had a choice. We could either go to the Fowlerville Fair -... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Live from Tormville!
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After his workout, Laura took off all of JP's gear and led him back to the ring. She told us to guess how many steps he'd take. She guessed five. I guessed three. He walked a little further than that,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Live from Tormville!
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So, as I mentioned yesterday - our Monday morning was spent out on the ranch watching Laura doing what she does. I've known Laura for a few years now from ballooning - we both crew for the same pilot. I've... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Live from Tormville!
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We've been summer fun busy over here. Here's a bit of what's been going on the last five days. On Thursday, the boys finished their fort. Their big sister invaded. Thursday night we had a robotics club meeting. This will... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Look mom, I made a blueberry man. Yesterday we headed out for some blueberry picking. We had been seeing pictures of blueberries pop up online, so we decided we needed some of our own. We went to the nearby Hazens... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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I'm going to write this post in a letter writing format to my traveling husband, because 1. I enjoy this style of writing and 2. He's so cotton pickin' busy at work when he's out of town that he's never... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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I still have sleeping bags in my living room, beach sand on my laundry room floor and a few other reminders from last week's camping adventure that have yet to be tucked away. But it's summer, and we've been enjoying... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Worked: My Stanley FatMax Work Station. Having not camped in a few years, one of the things I did remember about camping is how crazy it made me that there wasn't a place for everything - that by the end... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Last Sunday, myself and three of the kids headed to Manistee for camping. July is always my husband's busy month (when Ford has their July shutdown - he goes into overtime mode. He'll be in Ford Plants in Chicago, Kentucky,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
The van is packed (I think we fit) 2 out of the 3 kids coming are awake The 2 we are leaving home have supplies for the week (every food that I premade for camping, I divided in half to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Greg got home from Chicago at 4am. The kids woke him up in time for the 11am parade in Cohoctah. I honestly wasn't going to go - my list of things to do is long, but at 10am I thought,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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This kid enjoyed karate camp last week. They were long days. 9-5 Monday through Friday, and I was a bit hesitant about committing him to that schedule - but glad we did. He loved it, and he came home each... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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I took so many photos at the Balloonfest this year, so putting them in the facebook album made sense, but I realize that not all my readers have facebook, so I'll share a few of my favorites here. Happy Wednesday!... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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I take pictures. I do it because I love it. I always imagine that the feeling of being in the right place at the right time with all the settings spot on is akin to the feeling a hunter must... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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You can click the picture to see it larger and really see the look on our Mark's face - the boy in the orange shirt. He surprised me the most this year. Last year he didn't want to ride on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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It's both a curse and a blessing. Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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I got home from balloonfest last night just before 11, and my alarm was set for just after 5 this morning. So know that I left the balloonfest before a lot of the pilots, and they have to be back... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Above photo from Wednesday. A day that I managed to siphon a few hours from to have lunch and browse a few shops with my friend Arleigh. Arleigh is one of the many friends I have made through the scrapbooking... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Finally. And another item checked of MY summer manifesto. This one has had NO interest in learning how to ride a bike for his own pleasure and has been content to chase with a scooter or just stay home. Once... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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I've been a little lax in photo sharing lately. Summer began full speed ahead. Full moon shot from Friday the 13th. I like this one of Wendy. Taken the day we did the courthouse tour. Father's Day. We don't buy... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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from my garden. occasionally I get lucky Hello Morning We had quite the thunderstorm last night. I'm amazed that none of my kids woke up/came flying into my bed. It went on and off for hours. I lay in bed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Hello New Week This photo is from Saturday. We took some time after Brian's soccer game to run up to the 125th birthday celebration of our local courthouse building. The cake and ice cream were all gone by the time... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Another beautiful summer night Another beautiful flight - sixth of the season. I like when there is enough crew that I can just wander around and take pictures. Jerry and the Jedami II got a little head start. Brian was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Yesterday we woke up to a rainy grey appointment free first day of summer vacation. Perfect. It gave us the day to play with our list making and plans. One of the teachers had asked me on the last day... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at Live from Tormville!