Monthly Archives: July 2009

Praying for Stellan

Last night I logged into Twitter for the first time in several days, and I immediately noticed a new tag: #prayforstellan.  I follow some AMAZING moms (one day I’ll get around to creating a page where I can link to … Continue reading

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Re-reading the Wheel of Time

I meant to, really I did.  Almost 10 years ago one of my best friends got me hooked on Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series, starting with The Eye of the World.  Fantastic books, if a bit (okay, A LOT) … Continue reading

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Husband at World Series of Poker

In keeping with the “random” nature of this blog, I present to you my husband’s VERY detailed account of his play on Day 2 of the 2009 World Series of Poker: http://docs.google.com/View?id=dfz6zr99_1cv7d8kgf A little background: Last year, my husband played … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

I just returned from a 10-day trip/vacation to my hometown.  My husband was out of town for most of that time, so I packed up the boys, the dog, and the hermit crab and went to visit parents, grandparents, cousins, … Continue reading

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Where is the Dread Pirate Roberts when you need him?

Miracle Max: “Have fun stormin’ da castle.” Valerie: “Think it’ll work?” Miracle Max: “It would take a miracle.” Geez, doesn’t it seem like there are some days (weeks? months?) when the odds in the castle storming scene of “The Princess Bride” … Continue reading

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