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Torm
Interests: stamping, and spending time with my family, reading, scrapbooking, purging
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I made the mistake of sharing the humor of this afternoon's incident with the office staff. ....."and then there I was, laying flat on my back with my arms spread wide asking, "WHO took my stool?" while the whole class... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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You know. Back in the old days of blogging - if I didn't have a post up by 7:30am- I was getting emails wondering if I'm okay. Now it takes nearly a month, from a friend who doesn't facebook. I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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And we're diving in! But slowly. My work routine got switched around a bit this last week. Add learning that to being down a vehicle and back to shuttling Wendy around - I went to bed at 9:15. Exhausted. Wendy... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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And just like that - we're into our second week of 2017. And it's still cold. I was so stir crazy and shack happy yesterday, I scheduled not one, not two - but FIVE getaways. And....because we are who we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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So I mentioned that December was a bit of a blur, and I'd share a little bit of what that was about. I'll start with Friday December 16th. Allan ended up coming home from school earlier than planned in order... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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December has been a bit of a blur. I'm hoping to spend the next week blogging some of what it was all about. As for Christmas - our kids normally haven't woken up real early, but this year - I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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I'm not even close to ready for Christmas And those cookies are long gone I received our Christmas cards the beginning of November and they are still sitting here on my desk This week has been a lot of eating... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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Thank you for all the birthday wishes As one friend texted, "Almost halfway to 100!" My family is singing in the above photo and I'm in desperate need of a haircut. I got a facebook birthday message from the college... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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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 Dec 7, 2016 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 Dec 4, 2016 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 Dec 2, 2016 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!