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Interests: stamping, and spending time with my family, reading, scrapbooking, purging
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It's been a great weekend for my husband to finally have a weekend off. As I type this - he is bringing the kids to Sunday School for the first time since sometime in December. Whew. Yesterday was a full... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Live from Tormville!
It's been awhile since I put out a day in the life post, so I figured I'd give it a shot today. It was such a beautiful day, and the daffodils are blooming. The lilacs, still my favorite, are budding.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
I often status a list of ten things on facebook, but being as how I got my blog-groove back on this past week, I thought I'd bring that here today. I love Mondays. Even after spring break. I woke up... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
I had already been tossing and turning when the phone rang at 7:30am to schedule our horse rides. Time of ride? 10am, but be there at 9:30. Perfect. We woke up to the most beautiful final day of vacation. Greg... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Today we got a halfway decent start on the day. The daylight woke us up early in the yurt. Brian still manages to sleep the latest no matter that it was light or that he was sleeping in the bustling... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Today we had to be out of our Williamsburg digs by 11am, but couldn't check into our Gordonsville digs until 4pm. It's an hour and a half drive from one to the other, and we were packed up by 10am,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Today we got a bit of a slower start. Our choice. I got antsy and started pushing kids out of their beds at about 10am. Finally all up and dressed - we headed to Virginia Beach. It was frigid and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
This morning started early. Our choice. Being timeshare owners, our vacations often include an update meeting that we purposely schedule first thing in the morning so as to get back to the kids just as they are stumbling out of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
We left home this morning at 6:20 am - twenty minutes behind our goal. We're slippin'. About an hour into the trip we realized the reason we were all so hot was that our rental van wouldn't stop blowing hot... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Dinner and an Easter egg hunt yesterday went wonderfully. 17.2 eggs per kid. You figure it out. There may still be some in our back yard if anyone wants to look - but it's doubtful. The kids hunting skills were... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Rocket got a buzz cut this morning. Makes me laugh every single time. ------------------- This and That: My lists right now are very long and scattered - trying to get ready for several things at once. I picked up the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
Normally we're panic egging on Saturday before Easter. This year we got it done so early that I'll be throwing them out before Easter. Monday felt productive. Made my lists and knocked halfway through them. Made Rocket's grooming appointment PTO... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
I started this blog when this one was a newborn. He turned 10 on March 17th. !!!!! Greg had a birthday a couple days ago, and we managed to catch him at home. We had a Grand Traverse pie for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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!