Category Archives: My Life

Planning for the New Year

The past week has turned out a little different than I expected. The little man came down with a mild stomach bug on the 23rd which took a few days to clear. (He was mostly unaffected, but we did need … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Faces

I’m pretty sure I haven’t carved a pumpkin in about twenty years. But, now that we are in a house and have a lovely little boy, I figured it was time to give it a try. So, a couple of … Continue reading

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11th Blogiversary

Eleven years ago today I began this blog1. Back then it had a different name (Reflections in the Pond), dealt with a different subject, was hosted at a different URL, and used a different blogging platform (Movable Type). But, even … Continue reading

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For the past couple of years I’ve been experiencing pain in my elbow, arm and fingers. Some times it is so bad I can hardly stand it, but it is most often a dull ache that I can ignore. After … Continue reading

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Snow and Sleep

Poor Baby Man has been home sick for four days now. It is only a really nasty cold, but it has knocked his poor little body for a loop. All he has done is sleep and watch Mythbusters for the … Continue reading

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Our Little Tree

I’ve been a bit slow in getting the Christmas decorations up. Before we left for our vacation at the end of November I did make sure to have all my Christmas cards written and about 90% of my Christmas shopping … Continue reading

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Round Trip

You might have noticed that my blog posts have been a bit unusual for the past couple of weeks. That’s because we’ve been away on a cruise. We took Holland America Line’s m/s Zuiderdam on an eleven day cruise to … Continue reading

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