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Torm
Interests: stamping, and spending time with my family, reading, scrapbooking, purging
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.... Mark and I went snowshoeing after school/work. The snow isn't deep and we didn't go long, but I loved it. A funny from kindergarten today where I was working with some girls at Center D. The center involved some... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Live from Tormville!
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Lake Superior on Saturday I won't lie - this past few weeks have contained a full bundle of stressors. Getting out of the van (and taking a break from the winter driving stressor) and saying hello to Lake Superior was... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Live from Tormville!
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I was being lazy about making ice candles this year, but then - after days and days and days....and days of below freezing temperatures - I decided, best follow through with the tradition. We do love them. Today, it was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at Live from Tormville!
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Shaggy here is going to the groomer first thing this morning. New year, fresh cut. Poor Greg thought he worked today. He drove all the way in to find out he doesn't. In his defense, he's normally out of town... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2018 at Live from Tormville!
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Thanksgiving Day - 2017. (my sister) My grandma's funeral had been on Wednesday. While I had originally planned to drive home on Thanksgiving - I had a change of heart when I realized that driving home wouldn't get me dinner... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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Wendy made the drive north today. (And made it without me being aware of any incidents) Our preparations were a combination of dad going over the van's emergency kit. The demonstrations went something like this... Dad: And pull that out.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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I apologize to those who emailed this year asking if Greg was making any ornaments to sell. He didn't - too busy this year. He did, however, find time to make the annual additions to our collections. For me -... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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The plan for this morning was for the two early birds in the house (Mark and myself) to head out first thing and catch the sunrise while breaking in our new snowshoes. When morning came, one early bird didn't quite... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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Merry Christmas from our home to yours! FINALLY, on Christmas Eve, I got all four kids in one photo. I won't be sending cards this year. (I had debated for a quick second about sending New Years cards - but... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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I could be heard several times this weekend saying, man - I'm really enjoying this weekend. It began with a half day on Friday - although for me it meant more hours of work than I normally do as it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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This one was a busy. On Friday night before our competition, we traditionally gather everything needed, load the practice table into the van, gather all the papers needed and get ready for a bright and early Saturday morning. Same thing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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Four generation photo - taken June/2017 My grandma passed away a week ago Sunday. It was expected in that she had been unresponsive for five days, and she was 97. Anyone who knew her, knew that she was the most... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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Today was the first day of a two day fifth grade camp. Camp isn't a parent chaperoned activity, but it was the need for a parapro that had me along for the ride and luck that had Mark in my... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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Good Morning! Not quite adjusted to the time change yet, I've been wide awake since hours ago. It's given me a good chance to knock a few more things off of the weekend to do list before I begin transferring... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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The boys woke up bright and early this morning for Black Belt Camp. We were at the dojo at 8am ready to do the [unverified distance] run. I ran with the kids this year - coming ahead of five kids,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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Goodbye October - Hello November! As mentioned before - October is one of our busiest months. We officially finished off the fall soccer season on Sunday, so that should ease up the schedule a little bit. We do still have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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photo from last evening's soccer game. It was cold. Winter jacket, mittens, blanket cold. Happy Monday! We're staring down the seventh week of school, and I won't lie - I've been in a funk this past week. I'm not a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
Restless A restless mood pacing circling searching to land Jumbled thoughts stirring wandering wishing for focus Creative ideas too many jumbled seeking a direction Headphones on music swaying calming the soul Tapping the keys words thoughts finding me. st Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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It's Robotic season again. We've gotten a late start this year due to the school merge, but here we are now in our second week. We've got a lot to do to get our team up to speed. One of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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On my summer manifesto I had written a bike ride to our new school. I've been wanting to know how long it takes me in the event that I decide to bike to work someday. It didn't happen this summer,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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photo from last night's flight I'm having a hard time believing that it's October already. My brain is still preparing for back to school routines. My goal for October - one of the busiest months in this house - is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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The sunsets have been spectacular lately Every day I play brain games. It's part of my daily routine. I like the Peak app and I also have an app that gives me a daily logic puzzle. Last night I tossed... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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Photo from our 9/12 flight - looking, hopefully, for a landing spot. We landed on Mason Road. !!! And just like that, it's Monday of the fourth week of school, and as of this moment - I still love Mondays.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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I have a few blog posts in the queue, but it's bothering me that I haven't finished posting Missouri yet, so we'll start there. After visiting the City Museum on Monday morning, we headed down the road to our Ridgedale... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2017 at Live from Tormville!
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Allan is home for the weekend. I had all four under one roof for just a few minutes and I had to beg them to come outside to let me get Christmas card attempt number two out of the way.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2017 at Live from Tormville!