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Written By: Jodi on June 8, 2010 No Comment
The pitter pat of little…paws?

Do rabbits have paws or feet?  I think paws. Anyway, as promised, I am happy to introduce you to the happy tenant of the rabbit hutch I built.  Meet Smudge: Isn’t he cute?!?  I should probably explain his name.  Or maybe I should just show you. See the smudge on his side/back?  He has one [...]

Written By: Jodi on February 22, 2009 One Comment

This has been a crazy last few days. As some of you may know, my friend Heather Idoni and I collaborated on a story poem about the CPSIA in a Dr. Seuss style.  In just a couple of days, this story has been picked up by Twitter, CPSIA groups and who knows what else. I [...]

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Written By: Jodi on December 22, 2008 4 Comments

No, this is not a Santa Claus post.  It’s not even a Jesus post.  This, my friends, is a bit of a Christmas rant.  After a few weeks of shopping online and in stores, waiting for deliveries and wrapping gifts, I have a few things I believe that I want to get off my chest. [...]

Written By: Jodi on September 24, 2008 One Comment

It’s been a pretty long time since my last post. I won’t go into details now, but I’m very glad to be back, I assure you. I feel the need to blog about something that happened a few minutes ago.  The phone rang and I answered it, “Hello?”  The lady on the other end says, [...]

Written By: Jodi on July 30, 2008 4 Comments
Everybody has to make hard decisions…

I’ve had a rough couple of days and anything that actually makes me smile deserves to be shared.  This one did it.

Written By: Jodi on May 19, 2008 No Comment

Does anybody remember the group Mummenschanz?  If you’re very far under the age of 40, you might not.  I seem to remember them being on Sesame Street and The Muppet Show.  Ah, those were the days.  Well, this video reminds me of something they would do and it’s very cool. I sat here watching this [...]

Written By: Jodi on February 23, 2008 3 Comments

This was in our local paper yesterday and I thought it was appropriate to share since I’m in a major winter BLAH phase. 10 reasons to appreciate the cold Iowa winter Here are 10 things to ponder as you shiver through another day in Iowa’s Endless Winter: The good news – no mosquitoes! If you [...]

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Written By: Jodi on February 19, 2008 One Comment
Somebody stop me!

I don’t know what is wrong with me, but today I decided I want another pet.  Not just any pet…a Robo Hamster.  Never heard of a Robo Hamster?  I hadn’t either until we went to Petco to get some cat food.  Yes, food for the cats we’ve had for less than a year that live [...]

Written By: Jodi on January 24, 2008 One Comment

I was tagged for this on my homeschoolblogger blog, but I’ll post it here, too.  I’ve been tagged by Kelly at Unschooling @ Sage Manor.  I haven’t done a meme/tag for awhile, so…why not? Here are the ‘rules’: Link to the person that tagged you. Post the rules on your blog. Share six non-important things/habits/quirks [...]

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Written By: Jodi on January 17, 2008 One Comment

Maybe I’m just in a weird mood due to every part of my body but my right ear being in pain from a brutal kick-boxing workout last night…but this is the kind of thing that cracks me up. Don’t let the website address worry you – it’s worth the visit. Note the ‘unforeseen circumstances’ reference. [...]

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