Monthly Archives: September 2008

Dancing till the floor caves in!

Well, H had her first homecoming “date” last night, if you can call it that.  He asked her via text message on her phone before they had ever laid eyes on each other or spoken a single word.  He came … Continue reading

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Teenage Independence

Yesterday I picked H up from school to take her to her basketball coach, and as she threw her things into the backseat and jumped into the car, I asked how her day had gone. “It was great!” she said. … Continue reading

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Nashville’s Gas Crisis: Inside the Bunker

We drove to North Carolina on Friday, and were lucky to have no trouble getting gas in the small towns on the way.  We watched with great interest as the situation unfolded here all weekend, with neighborhood watches posting availability … Continue reading

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Layoff from Running…Plantar Fasciitis???

Have you noticed how many people are jogging now?  Mornings, afternoons, evenings…pretty much all the time and wherever I am.  I know, the weather is cooling off, so it’s typical to see more people outside, but since I can’t run, … Continue reading

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Being the New Mom in Daughter’s new school

So I decided to attend the Parent’s Association lunch (or “luncheon” as they call it) last week, to try to meet some of the moms at H’s new school.  She goes and decides to change schools in 9th grade, something … Continue reading

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15th Birthday Trip

I just realized it’s been two weeks without a post.   Last weekend we took H and two of her friends to Florida to my in-law’s for Labor Day weekend.   It’s actually a repeat of last year, when H decided she’d … Continue reading

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