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Torm
Interests: stamping, and spending time with my family, reading, scrapbooking, purging
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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 yesterday 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 6 days ago 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!
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Or so say my kids. Sunday was our last day, so we had to fit this in or I'd never hear the end of it. After church, we had lunch (ice cream waffles) at my mom's house and then headed... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Saturday morning I met two of my sister-in-laws and Kathy (Kathy and I got our first apartment together when we were just 19) for breakfast at Carmelita's in downtown Calumet. It was the best breakfast that any of us had... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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On Friday, my mom and I went down to Houghton to do a little shopping and go out for lunch. We got back home in time to load the trunk with swimming stuff once again and head down to Sedar... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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On our way to my sister-in-law's camp on Tuesday night - we drove by the camp where my husband's sister often stays with her family when they go up north. I saw some Minnesota plates in the driveway so I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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So, it was Tuesday the 5th that three kids and I headed north to stay with my mom for a few days. I find it's harder to find the gaps in the summer as the kids get older and have... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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.... that I could catch up on some blog posts and share some of our upper Michigan adventures, BUT. But my internet connection is dreadfully sluggish right now. It took over a half an hour for just this much. The... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Before I had left home, my mom called and said - hey, there is a cabin available for one night at McLains while you are here. Should we get it? I said sure. The cabins book over six months in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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Three kids and myself headed north yesterday. They were in Lake Superior before sunset. I decided I'm going to wait another day. or two. Mark (7) on kayaking: It's the first time I kayaked by just myself in my whole... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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July kicked our butts. I was up until 3am this morning trying to put July away. My alarm was set for 7am this morning. I am tired. Here's to August and the last 32 days of summer vacation. As of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
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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 Jul 30, 2014 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 Jul 25, 2014 at Live from Tormville!