Month: July 2011

We are out of X

You may not think this is funny, but it is one of those “seriously?” kind of ways or the more you hear it the funnier it becomes in a “Wayne’s World” sort of way.  When we were coming home from the airport we decided to go through the McDonald’s drive-thru to get something quick because…

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Vacations Past

YesterdayI picked up an old girlfriend, her daughter and her daughter’s friends at the airport.  They are loving the Phoenix heat as they just came from chilly Seattle.  We were talking vacations past and about rides we won’t do as parents and my friend said that she did the Tower of Terror (at Disneyland) and…

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Vacation

I honestly thought that I’d be able to post while on vacation.  This is despite the fact that my mom’s, where we stayed, has no internet.  My mom does text, if pressed, but doesn’t do computers.  She barely uses her cell.  My brother in-law and sister in-law are tech-savvy but they don’t text—don’t even try…

We love dogs

            Our family loves dogs.  We tell stories about dogs.  We sing and talk to our dogs.  We love seeing other people’s dogs—you get the idea.  We are getting ready to go visit the grandparents, both sides, and were talking about how long it would take if we drove.  The conversation moved on to how…

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The Magic Shopkeeper

(Image courtesy of the Graphics Fairy http://www.graphicsfairy.blogspot.com/) Once upon a time there was a magic shopkeeper.  She was the shy, quiet lady behind the counter who greeted every customer with warmth and friendliness but kept to herself until she felt her help was wanted or needed.  When she came out from behind the counter the…

Treasure Hunt

We’ve had 2 treasure hunts this week and they were a lot of fun.  Out of the blue little man decided that he was going to create a treasure hunt and that big monkey and I were going to be the seekers.  The first day we were outside searching for his notes.  He had written…