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Torm
Interests: stamping, and spending time with my family, reading, scrapbooking, purging
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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 3 days ago 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 6 days ago 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!
Posted Jun 12, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Yesterday was a full day from sun up to sun down After our morning gallivanting, the boys and I headed to the pool for their open swim - the first time we'd been when they had the large inflatable in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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So far today we've been to the dentist, Costco and the post office and in ten minutes we're on our way out the door again. It's a full day. Greg should be home by midnight. Wendy, a few minutes ago:... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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*Croak* A fresh summer buzz cut and a good size toad -------- Yesterday was one of my typical hit the ground running Mondays. I got some phone calls made, Mark's tube surgery registered, Allan and I got to our eye... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Yesterday we woke up and headed to our annual Sunday School picnic at Kensington. As it turned out, the Finnish Lutherans and the Korean Catholics had their picnics on the same day, which made for a very long line getting... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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The first day of summer vacation was lovely. Dad was home, the boys had soccer, the weather was gorgeous. Wendy and I went on a photo shoot while the boys had soccer, and we all met up at home real... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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And so do our annual summer manifestos. The kids and I have been working on our wish lists for the last couple weeks. I like them to make them separate from each other so that they are each unique to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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I've been working more full shifts during the day, and running kids each night. The house is non-presentable and the meals are pretty meager. I'm pretty sure (based on the symptoms) that I've been gnashing my teeth again in my... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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The temperature went from kayaking and swimming on Friday, to digging out the hoodies and the blue jeans today. Brrrr. I'm avoiding turning the furnace back on and hoping that putting meatloaf and baked potatoes in the oven and watermelon... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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When Wendy and I got home from the gym last evening - a rarer event now with Greg's frequent traveling - my plan was to take a shower and eat some dinner. But as I stepped out of the van,... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Greg got home from his Ontario trip last evening - a day early. Yay! He then announced that he has today and tomorrow off before he leaves again on Sunday. Brian cheered, "You have tomorrow off!??!!" Mark moaned, "You're going... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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The sky this evening was fabulous. The oldest and I were craning our bodies out of the second story window while pointing - 'And look at the blues over there! And look at how the light is hitting the very... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Yesterday ended up being slated for pushing back the walls at home. I had sheets on the line. I had snow pants on the line. I was going to finally sort out, wash and bag up the winter hat basket.... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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I have three blissful days of absolutely nothing on the schedule. The hardest part will be picking a direction. I could just laze around and read a book. Or nap. I could catch up on some much needed spring cleaning.... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2015 at Live from Tormville!