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Torm
Interests: stamping, and spending time with my family, reading, scrapbooking, purging
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After the pacey non-productive Saturday I had, I knew I couldn't handle a pacey Sunday afternoon. I took the kids to Maker Faire instead. It was hot, but oh so cool. We began with some of the outdoor exhibits that... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Live from Tormville!
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Greg left again this morning. For Chicago this time - hopes to be home Monday. So now I'm pacing. We had talked about going to Maker Faire this weekend at The Henry Ford, so now I have to decide if... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Live from Tormville!
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Today is looking to be a beautiful day. No definite plans as to what to do with it yet. The options are many. Yesterday - Me: I think I'll surprise dad and get the railing done on the deck Brian... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Live from Tormville!
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I love my Mondays. Work Mondays, vacation Mondays, it doesn't matter. I woke up today feeling recharged. The list making has begun. -------------------------- We had a full weekend. On Saturday we ended up heading up to the Michigan State Capitol... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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--------- It's been a good week. I've not taken many photos this week, but we've all been enjoying having the dad of the house home for it. The above photo is a leftover from our U.P. week that forgot to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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On the Fourth of July, we were lazy. We had a lazy morning and chose the late parade. The plan after that had been to laze around a little bit more and then head down to the Harbor for fireworks.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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We decided to head down to Eagle River with the plan to let the kids swim. But it was chilly at Eagle River. And Windy. Like, way too windy to even sit on the beach and enjoy it, windy. Everyone... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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I still have more vacation photos to share - but I've been caught up with other stuff the last few days Yesterday I power washed the deck. And the lower half of the house. We are now officially two-tone. My... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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On Thursday we woke up with the plan to head out to Canyon Falls (8 miles south of Lanse) with a picnic.This would fulfill an item off of Wendy's summer manifesto, and it was a beautiful day to do just... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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view from my Wednesday night workout So. We got up north Tuesday evening, did the grocery run thing, made dinner and then wound down the day - settling into bed at about 10:30. I slept good. Until. Until Mark, our... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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As mentioned previously, last week's adventure was not part of our summer plans. We do have two trips planned, but this one was spur of the moment. I've learned that having a reliable vehicle makes me more likely to hit... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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We met at the field at 6pm Sunday night for the pilots meeting. Fingers were crossed that the ground had dried enough to allow the pilots to drive on it for a launch, and it had. Yay! The pilots and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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The Saturday of Balloonfest was the single worst weather day in Balloonfest history. It rained from the wee hours of the morning until late in the evening, and it came down hard at times. And it was cold. We were... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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This afternoon's dip in Lake Michigan on our way home from the U.P. We spontaneously left for Upper Michigan last Tuesday - and just got home an hour and a half ago We left at 7 this morning and got... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
On Monday afternoon at about 4:30, I made a decision to head north on Tuesday. I can't seem to load photos onto my blog using my mom's WiFi, and I can't seem to load photos onto my blog with my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Happy Monday! It was a busy weekend While Balloonfest was nearly a rain-out, we did fly Friday morning and then again Sunday night My mom came to town Friday We went to the rainy airshow Saturday afternoon. It was fun,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Points to Note: I had just mentioned last week that Wendy and Brian sound a lot alike on the phone I had substantial Kohls Cash in my pocket, I have a very busy weekend, and I only had one available... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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The Michigan Challenge Balloonfest here in Howell begins tomorrow - Friday June 26th. Fingers crossed for flyable weather. Morning flights are between 6 and 7am - so as my friend and fellow crew member Laura said - watch for us... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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If you remember - our favorite tree fell down last year. I miss it terribly - even more in the summer months. I loved having it full of kids on all of the branches, and I loved the shade it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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I'll be waking these two ninjas in a few minutes. This week we're starting morning karate. That was quite the storm we had last night, although I confess I slept through most of it. We've been so busy the first... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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.....this guy said, hey - the weather looks like it's not going to rain. We should go to Greenfield Village. And so we did. We were all in the van within fifteen minutes. On a good year, we make it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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We left home at 5am Michigan time, and arrived in Minnesota just before 5pm Minnesota time. I hopped straight from our van into Renee's car and we headed to church where the ladies were getting things ready for the wedding.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Greg's sister Renee's family. They had stayed with us back in the fall when they came for Derek's wedding, and the boys matched up and got along so well - that we ended up staying with them this trip. Everyone... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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It was so hard for us to picture this relationship, being so far away, and none of us having a visual of this husband-to-be. We all knew *of* him, and Greg kind of remembered meeting him when he was about... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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We made a whirlwind trip to Minnesota for my mother-in-law's wedding. We stayed for 22 hours. We just got home an hour ago, after spending a night near Elgin, Illinois on the way home (Janesville, Rockport and Beloit were all... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2015 at Live from Tormville!