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Interests: stamping, and spending time with my family, reading, scrapbooking, purging
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I like to blog. Really, I do. The past ten years should be testimony of that. But it's been busier than normal lately trying to juggle big kid's needs, a traveling husband and my own work schedule. As it is,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
It was a lovely full weekend Outdoorama on Friday Greg completed his concealed weapon course on Saturday Brian and I made it to the high school robotics competition Laundry got done Wendy made it to her swimming, despite us having... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Yesterday was a busy day for the boys at school. Hat day, guitar day, library, Mark's Sensei came to his class, show and tell and after school swim. In my mind I was thinking that they'd be pretty tired by... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Morning Walks Walking the boys to school A daily gift Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Looking through my photos for something to share for a Tuesday post, and I had to go all the way back to February 3rd. Brothers. pfffft. I've been busy working on our elementary school's yearbook this year, which I'm loving... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Allan came home on Friday for a couple nights. A great Valentine for me. School is going good. He's got two classes every day, except Wednesday when he has three, and he's getting three nights of work in right now.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Brian, while doing the dishes: UUUUGGGGG....THIS pot is DISgustING! Dad: Oh, son...I've worked with a lot of disgusting things in my life and that doesn't even come close. Mark: Yeah, like squeezing cow's udders. Dad: You think that's disgusting? Mark:... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
On Sunday we finally got our winter. Yesterday and today we got our snow days. Beautiful, crisp, sunshiny much needed snow days. The kids played outside for hours yesterday. I'll have to take that picture of our yard vs. the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Me, waltzing downstairs in my bathrobe just minutes before I should be leaving for a wedding. Husband: Uh. Honey. You should maybe put on something else. Me: Sigh. Brian (who always replies negatively to my daily suggestion that I wear... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Brian and Rocket - from a few weeks ago This week has flown I was hoping for a snow day this week to play catch up. I have a few things hanging on my to do list that are making... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
So I blogged on Monday the 19th, thinking that I would begin finding time to blog more daily again.....and then (insert laughter here) life went back to busy. Go figure. My kids can't figure out why I'm not all over... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
I love Mondays. School Mondays, summer Mondays, holiday Mondays - it doesn't matter. I love Mondays for the fresh start feel. I love them for the routine after a busy weekend. Friday night - above. The plan had been to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Big time happening - the oldest begins his Ferris State University education today. He moved out of home and to Big Rapids on Wednesday. I followed him on Thursday and spent a whole day at orientation, driving less than pleasant... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Great list, sis!
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Christmas was wonderful. Okay. So admittedly I'm a little behind on blogging, but we're starting fresh for the new year and my new year's eve photos are bleh. We had a quiet evening with just four of us. (Greg is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Hey! I'm still here! Part of my absence is due to not finding the time to figure out my new computer and photo program. Another part is that it's been busy. Now with school out and the husband having a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
....and I'm not ready. One more week of working through my husband's crazy seven day a week schedule, and then he's hoping for a few days off (and I'll work on powering through everything that needs to be done) before... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
A rundown of the weekend.... Wendy dog sat Rocket dealt with a lot of frustrations The house was trippin' more than usual Greg worked Mark and I went to the Merry Tuba Christmas concert Mark and Brian and I went... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
We barely made it to Sunday School this morning as we have one who woke up barely able move her neck. I made an afternoon chiropractic appointment, massaged her with oils, and insisted she at least try and make it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
One young Tormanen was only slightly less miserable than the other at being dragged to their sister's choir performance at the book store. That we didn't eat before we went and it started 45 minutes late due to the choir... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
Time: 9:30 am Scene: At home - me in the kitchen, Allan, our 19 year old, in the Lazyboy absorbing his ten minutes before going to work. The phone rang. Caller ID said it was our pubic schools. That meant... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
The dog has never had table food in his life, and yet he was whining and climbing the cupboards trying to get to these cookies. It feels good to have some time to bake again. Greg made it home from... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
Thanksgiving was good. Our dad was off work for the day. We made the decision to just be lazy on our own for the day. It was an odd feeling to be able to just throw the turkey into the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
Even drinking coffee after six last night didn't keep me up any later than usual. I made my five day to-do list, and then fell asleep on the Lazyboy. Today, day one of five, I woke up ready to get... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at Live from Tormville!
Today was my lazy day, but somehow my lazy day included giving the dog not one but TWO baths. Bring back the snow. Please. Yesterday was about Brian's all day Lego League competition and has been the main reason I've... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2014 at Live from Tormville!