Monthly Archives: February 2008

Middle School Dances and “Grinding”

“Grinding” is the new term for the dance style that seems to be everywhere these days. Well, I really don’t know how new it is, but I’ve just recently become aware of it. H is extremely uncomfortable with the whole … Continue reading

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French phrases for travelers…#3

Here are three phrases we have to use at least once or twice a day while in paris… “Une table pour trois, s’il vous plait”…A table for three, please. And this one goes without saying: “je ne comprends pas”I don’t … Continue reading

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How to Watercolor website

Found a great website with information on watercolor techniques. It shows step by step processess in painting different things, as well as great lessons for all kinds of techniques. There are links to tons of artists all over the world, … Continue reading

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Linguine with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Chicken Sausage

I made this pasta last night with whatever ingredients we had in the kitchen, and J said it was the best I’d ever made, so I think I should write it down in case I need to duplicate it someday. … Continue reading

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Je voudrais allez a` Paris!

When I was a little girl I read the Madeline books…”In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived 12 little girls in two straight lines…”It was pure poetry! From that moment I was smitten, and dreamed … Continue reading

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Too much Photoshop…not a good thing!

Do you think the people who put this photo on the cover think that it’s fooling anyone? I mean, I know they photoshop blemishes, cellulite, maybe even stretch the models so they appear taller and thinner, but this is ridiculous! … Continue reading

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Diet Coke is 99% Water? Cool!

I am not proud of this… I drink at least 6 diet cokes a day. Sometimes more. I’m a certified personal trainer…I know better, but now that I’m not working as a trainer, I do it anyway. I also exercise … Continue reading

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Teenage volunteer

I’m all for volunteering. When I worked full time I dreamed of being able to work non-gratis for a cause I believed in. After H was born I became a volunteer mad-woman. I cooked for sick people at church, licked … Continue reading

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We’re in the mountains. Rained all day long, cold and foggy, so no view, no hiking, but it has been the perfect day! Slept late, went for a run in the rain, watched cable moves (World according to Garp, Risky … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day disappointment

H was so excited about Valentine’s day; like me, she loves the thought of telling people how much they mean to you, or just that you’re thinking of them, and chocolate! We’ve always made a big deal about it at … Continue reading

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