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Torm
Interests: stamping, and spending time with my family, reading, scrapbooking, purging
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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 yesterday at Live from Tormville!
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A few years ago I was one of the coaches for a few seasons when Wendy was in elementary and in Girls on the Run. Now she's coaching, and loving it. This morning had us setting our alarms bright and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Live from Tormville!
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On our way into the house last evening after the wedding, I asked Wendy and Grandma to turn around for a quick snapshot. Mark felt left out. _____________________ Speaking of Mark - he did excellent at soccer yesterday. We had... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Live from Tormville!
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We didn't have school on Friday. Greg had given the boys permission Thursday night to try and pull an all-nighter. This is where I found Brian crashed in the morning. On the couch. Mark had a rough day at school... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Thanks mom, for everything. Even for telling me that I have to chill because I'm getting to that age in which blood pressure can be a concern. Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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Can you smell them? They are so close now. My longtime favorite. And that time of year when I can be found out by the bushes with my camera every night for two weeks. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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' ....a little Girls on the Run. I'm not coaching this year, but Wendy is. It's been fun for her. She heads up the hill twice a week and shares her energy and her past experience. Today was the Mock... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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I'm a few blog posts behind, give or take, so let's see if I can tackle some catching up this morning. On Sunday - we drove up to Big Rapids to see Allan at Ferris before he comes home for... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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This picture (Brian) cracks me up. It's representative of our day. After trying since February to find a good day and time to bring the kids up to see where Allan is at college - today finally worked. One week... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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The 2015 ballooning season officially launched last evening, and our first landing of the year did not disappoint. More on that and why my ballooning boots are on the front porch - later. I'm working a full shift today and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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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 Apr 26, 2015 at Live from Tormville!
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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!
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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!
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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!
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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!
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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!
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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!
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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!
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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!
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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!
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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!
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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!
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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!
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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!