Written By: Jodi on July 17, 2008 No Comment

Correcting the names and punctuation on my music files. Yes I should be cleaning. This is PhD level avoidance here. # @webboy Ooh! We’ll bring our swimming suits! Hahahahahahaha # I need to go to bed but I’m stalling because when I get up it will be my baby’s 10th birthday. Very traumatic for me. [...]

Written By: Jodi on July 16, 2008 No Comment

@webboy I don’t know how you guys do that. I go out for the mail and come back sweaty. I currently have the a/c AND 2 fans going. # Making it an early night tonight. Early for me, anyway. If I could I’d stay up til about 2 and sleep til 10. Sadly, my kids [...]

Written By: Jodi on July 15, 2008 No Comment

Started a game of Scrabble online, but I’m dozing off between plays. How rude of me. # Sugar infusion via bite-sized cherry Twizzlers saves the day. I’m enjoying a small lead in the game. # Scrabble results: no comment. # Getting ready to do the ‘ol switcheroo to WordPress 2.6. I want to make sure [...]

Written By: Jodi on July 14, 2008 One Comment

Watching older son play on the Wii. Should be doing school and getting ready to go get groceries.This is a lot less work. Lazy today. # Spent almost $200 and pantry is still looking bare. Got Gala apples from NZ and first one I tried is grainy. Ick. No good ones til fall? # @webboy [...]

Written By: Jodi on July 7, 2008 4 Comments

So…holiday weekend.  Due to a pinched nerve in my shoulder I couldn’t go to the local parade, so my husband took the boys on his own.  He didn’t even want to go, so it was very nice of him to take them – they were really looking forward to it.  I think we’ve almost gotten [...]

Written By: Jodi on July 4, 2008 One Comment
Knitting Show Off

As I was reading my Wonder Woman neighbor Gina’s blog today, I realized that I haven’t posted any pictures of my knitting projects here.  At least I don’t think so.  Forgive me if I have and I duplicate anything.  I haven’t been knitting all that long, but I enjoy it and have done quite a [...]

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Written By: Jodi on July 1, 2008 2 Comments
Nature coming out my ears

I’m not really an outdoors person.  During summer, I greatly prefer the air-conditioned indoors.  I have had a few interesting encounters with the natural world in the last couple of days, though. Sunday night when we came home from church, there was an interesting addition to the neighborhood.  A hawk had landed in our next [...]

Written By: Jodi on June 17, 2008 2 Comments

I came across this recipe awhile back and couldn’t wait to try it out. Warning: This stuff is addictive! This makes a lot of bars and unless you want to gain 10 lbs., it’s probably best to share. These are very rich – FIVE eggs in this one. This is one of my new favorite [...]

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Written By: Jodi on June 14, 2008 2 Comments

Okay, I have no idea how to do this myself, but *somebody* needs to do it. Here’s the deal. I don’t like veggies. Never have, most likely never will. I have some exceptions – fresh green beans, sweet corn, potatoes, carrots in some forms…I think that covers them all. Other than that elite group, no [...]

Written By: Jodi on June 10, 2008 2 Comments

Obviously, we also survived day 2 of the convention. It wasn’t as much fun as the first day for me, but I was getting exhausted. It tires me out to be around a lot of people and action for extended periods of time. The main vendor halls were even hotter than the day before. They [...]

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