Five (+1) On The Day After Friday

I was on the run all day yesterday and the only chance I had to do my Five on Friday post (3rd edition) was as I was climbing into bed last night, but I would have had to do it on my iPhone and there was no way that was happening. So I’m changing things…

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Goodnight, Irene

So here’s how the whole Madame Irene thing went down in Casa de Jenster Saturday night. We had wind and rain and rain and wind and then we found out there was a tornado warning in our area so Katie and I decided to take advantage of the basement. After all, we lived near Tornado…

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News Flash!

This just in! Two-thirds of the country is experiencing some fairly extreme weather! Who knew?? Last week we had about a foot-and-a-half of snow. This week we had a little less than an inch of ice. I’ll take multiple feet of snow over a light coating of ice any day. With that said, as long…

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Road Trip!

Last Thursday I drove three hours one way in the snow just to pick Taylor up from where he was being dropped off by a friend from school. While that might sound horrible to some, it was truly one of the best days of my life. For starters, I sang ALL.THE.WAY.THERE. I belted it. Aretha has nothing…

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Thankfulness – Day Fourteen

I really need to start writing my “thankful” posts earlier in the day. I wait until after 9:00 and by then my brain is mush. Of course, if I try to write it too early my brain is foggy mush. My optimum brain time is probably from around 11:00 am to about 1:00 pm. That’s…

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An Island Called Long*

*Thank you to Dan R. for the titleThis past weekend Todd and I took off for a much needed get away on Long Island. It was the first time we’ve ever left the kids home alone and I feel it was a success because: a) they didn’t kill or even maim each other; b) police…

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Presidents’ Day And Other Happenings

Happy Presidents’ Day – especially those of you who get the day off of school or work. Personally I’d rather be celebrating spring. A warm, but not hot, sunny day with the windows open and the smell of fragrant flowers wafting through a very clean and dust free house (it’s my fantasy, isn’t it?). While…

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A Day in the Life of a Snowed In Family

We may not have been in a real blizzard Saturday, but we are today. It’s absolutely beautiful outside – operative word being “outside”. As in I’m inside and warm and comfy and I don’t have to go outside at all today so I’ll enjoy the view. While at wine club Friday night we were talking…

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The Great Blizzard of 2010

Technically the blizzard didn’t reach quite this far north, but we did get a lot of snow so I’m saying we were in the Great Blizzard of 2010. It makes a nice blog title, don’t you think? A look up our street after the snow plow came through: Sookie wasn’t too sure about so much…

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