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Beating The Heat: Play-Doh Style!

Don’t know what the weather’s like where you’re at, but, it’s been a swampy mess down here and Greta and I have been literally melting in the heat. Proclaiming she was too hot to walk the other day, Greta actually … Continue reading

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The Sticker Ninja

Yesterday was my first day as a classroom volunteer at Greta's school and though my inner child was kinda wigging out at the prospect of returning to the classroom after twenty-plus years away, I gotta tell ya, it was awesome! … Continue reading

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Leonardo DiCaprio on Climate Change

OK, I know I just posted a clip of an actor getting all political at the UN General Assembly, but, here's another one. This time it's a very hairy Leonardo DiCaprio talking climate change. Short, sweet and to the point, … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown…

With Greta’s kindergarten starting next Monday, today marks the official beginning of our last full week together before “big girl” school starts. And while I’m very proud of the impossibly sweet, funny, intelligent young lady Greta has become over the … Continue reading

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Swimming Lessons (2014)

Greta started her third year of swimming lessons this week — hard to believe she's been doing anything for three summers already, but she has — and though I still have some issues with the cleanliness of the pool's locker … Continue reading

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Girls who wear glassess…

When we went to the pediatrician for Greta’s five year check-up a couple of weeks ago, we expected to hear that she’d grown a few inches (three to be exact) and gained a little weight (three pounds there again too) … Continue reading

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Happy first day of Spring!

Thanks to the impossibly cute Google Doodle on the Google¬†homepage this morning, I just learned that today is the official first day of Spring, aka the Vernal Equinox. Don’t feel bad, I don’t remember what a freaking equinox is either. … Continue reading

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Happy 79th Birthday, Elvis!

Although we didn’t celebrate Elvis Presley’s birthday with our usual flair this year — the truth is we’re still recovering from the holidays — Greta and I still managed to pay tribute to The King via the artful use of … Continue reading

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“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” LEGOS

I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve been geeking out about The Hobbit way too much these days. Finally saw the movie on Friday (and LOVED it!) and am seeing it again tomorrow with a Tolkien aficionado who will … Continue reading

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National Taco Day 2013

Hey guys! I know, I’ve been away for much longer than usual this time, but, it’s been a busy summer. And only now, as things begin to normalize somewhat on the homefront (Greta is in pre-school now four days a … Continue reading

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