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Torm
Interests: stamping, and spending time with my family, reading, scrapbooking, purging
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Good Morning! So I was a little tired and busy yesterday and didn't get around to posting any Balloonfest pictures yet. This morning though, I'm getting my Monday on. First up - Friday Balloonfest and our annual crew photo. Even... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Live from Tormville!
I let Mark put an air mattress in our room for the weekend since Brian and dad were both gone to St. Ignace, and Mark thought it felt too strange in the house with only he and I home that... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Live from Tormville!
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It Balloonfest weekend! She was offered the chance to do this job last year, but chickened out. Today she got offered the opportunity again, with the bonus of being able to bring a friend to work with her. They have... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Live from Tormville!
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my photo of Monday night's moon Summer has kicked off with a bang around here, as I had anticipated it would. I don't think we'll see a lull in our summer until sometime in August. Our last day of school... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Live from Tormville!
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I have journaled for as long as I can remember. I prefer a great stationary/journal store over a shoe store. Without hesitation. For this summer's journal I decided to use the Midori Traveler's Notebook, having been inspired by so many... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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And that's a wrap. Now we're down to just one kid left to walk these halls. Next year we'll have kids in three schools, again. Next year will also see a lot of changes at the elementary. Mark's teacher (above)... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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It took over two hours of us keeping the backyard quiet and dog free, but the babies (shown huddled and scared in the last blog post) finally toddled down - one more experienced than the other. The one came down... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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Wendy panic-called me while I was still at school. Mom! Rocket is outside chasing three baby raccoon and I can't get him in and I don't know what to do. I told her that she was not to go outside... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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Yesterday the boys got a dose of what it's going to be like to have grandma living in the area. My mom and I walked to school for 5th grade recognition - crossing the playground where Mark was outside playing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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Have I mentioned that it's been a busy month? Soccer banquet last night. All kinds of things going on at school today - to the point I was there for 7-1/2 hours, but only worked 2-1/4 hours. I ended up... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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(When I took this photo - there were five people huddling under my umbrella - two adults, two teenagers and Mark) Did I mention that June is kicking my butt? I just woke up from a two hour nap. My... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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The June is kicking my butt already, and we're only a few days in. Today, for the first time in ever, I slept until my alarm went off. It was completely disorienting. I didn't have to walk out the door... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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I spent last evening going through some of my old external hard drives in what was supposed to be a search for photos for the fifth grade slide show next week. I had a few distractions along the way. And... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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I enjoy the illusion that if I put down some fresh mulch and let the neighbors across the street spruce up their view by having me stick some tall plants into the ground, that it looks like I know what... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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Wendy had three hours of goalie training today. The boys stayed home with Allan. I walked laps. and laps. and laps. Allan headed back to Big Rapids at about six. Wendy has friends over for the night. Short on milk,... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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The boys are enjoying Allan being home. Mark finally talked his brothers into playing a game of Risk with him. I got LOTS done today: I trimmed all five lilac bushes, washed both vans, had the washer and dryer humming... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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Off work today, I counted the hours until I have to wake up for work on Tuesday. 88 Hours. Then my mind started spinning with what I can accomplish this weekend, a weekend with no soccer and not too many... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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Hottest field day ever. I didn't even mind that I missed the whole first hour of it for a Parent Leadership Meeting. And I was so glad I don't have a second grader this year, as they did their walking... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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There was a large internet outage in our area last night. It went out sometime before dinner and didn't come back on until sometime after ten when I went to bed. It wrecked a little havoc on our school's spring... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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Greg's extended trip to Chicago changed the boy's schedule for tonight. Normally they'd be at karate on a Monday evening, but Wendy had a game and I always feel that I should be at her games since the injury rate... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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What a gorgeous day it was. I love that it was a relax day, and I did exactly that. Wendy went to a friend's house after church, and the boys kept busy in the backyard all day. The neighbors did... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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This morning had us soccer busy. Wendy was out the door first for strength training with her team, followed by Brian's game which started as I bounced back to shuttle Wendy back home from strength training. We're pretty sure this... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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It's 9:30 and I'm exhausted. Ready for bed. On a Friday night. I took today off for appointments. And because originally I'd hoped that after the appointments I'd be able to head up north and bring a load of my... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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(this one was a save) Tonight was the first conference game. We lost half of our teams to the mandatory choir concert tonight. We lost a couple more to the last minute time change of the game The time change... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2016 at Live from Tormville!
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I got to watch my young tape loving friend's minifig again while at karate tonight. Karate is also where I often catch up on my list making and journaling. Look, I said, S...T. Sharyn Tormanen AND Storm Trooper. I just... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at Live from Tormville!