Category Archives: Miscellany

Diary of a Grammar Geek

I freely admit that I am a big nerd when it comes to my love of proper grammar. I can’t really help it. I just really like it. It makes me happy. I don’t mean to say that I think I … Continue reading

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7QT – Mary’s Birthday, a 20-Year-Old Photo, Soccer Cuteness, and More

This post started out as a “Quick Takes Friday” post last week. Except that I only got two takes done when I started it Friday morning. And then before I knew it, it was waaay past Friday, and the Quick … Continue reading

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Answer Me This – Bonus Husband Edition

This week I’m doing Kendra’s Answer Me This, and as a special treat, my husband is answering the questions as well. 1. What’s something you’ve won, and how did you win it? Me: I won my school’s spelling bee when … Continue reading

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Five Favorites – You Must See This Fabulous Way of Cutting Grapes!

1. I know. That title sounds a little dramatic. But truly, this is my favorite new thing. A new, totally awesome way of cutting grapes in half (The video is only a few seconds long. Watch it. It could change your life): … Continue reading

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One Hot Mess – It’s a Jungle Out There

Admit it. Sometimes you just like to see other people’s messy. Or to drop your own out there and just laugh at it as others gasp and try not to stare. . . Right? Yeah, me too. So that’s why … Continue reading

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Some Never-Before-Seen Selfies – All for a Good Cause #35K4SMA

If you happen to follow me on Instagram or if you’re a friend of my personal page on Facebook, you may have seen this photo already this morning: I posted it bright and early, even though I really, really hate selfies. … Continue reading

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Answer Me This – Rotary Phones and Coconuts and Potty Training

I’m linking with Kendra again for Answer Me This! What is it about these question and answer things that is so addictive? I don’t know, but here we go. 1. Do you have a land line? Yes. I like having … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes About Miraculous Twins, Being a Crazy Stalker, and Other Stuff

Linking up with Conversion Diary, and actually making it on Friday this week. 1. Last weekend was Miss’s first piano recital. Doesn’t she look so tiny?? Her song was about ten seconds long, and I was nearly in tears when … Continue reading

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Answer Me This! Beards and Other Scary Things

Linking with Haley this time for Answer Me This! 1. What’s the scariest thing that’s ever been in your yard? Not much scary has been in my current yard. Probably this guy, I guess: He really wasn’t that scary, but … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes in Which I Completely Over-Analyze Kiddie Aliases

As usual on Friday Saturday?, linking up with Conversion Diary. 1. A few weeks ago, I wrote a quick take about how I have been feeling annoyed with the nicknames I chose to use for my kids when I first … Continue reading

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