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#100HappyDays: The reluctant birthday boy

May 10, 2014
#100HappyDays: The reluctant birthday boy

Wednesday's happy included this moment from our Wednesday night hangar party where everyone serenaded the reluctant birthday boy, Ray-Dad.I'm grateful for such a fun-loving group of friends and the ability to gather so often.xoxo,shawna#100HappyDays1. ...

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#100HappyDays: Bountiful boxes

May 10, 2014
#100HappyDays: Bountiful boxes

Part of our Back 40 redesign was the integration of new garden beds for me, WITH irrigation (finally).Tuesday's joy involved finally getting all of the seeds installed including beets, radishes, cilantro, bush beans, carrots, dill and Italian parsley. ...

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#100HappyDays: Conjuring a rainstorm

May 10, 2014
#100HappyDays: Conjuring a rainstorm

It never fails.Six years and counting. No matter the month, whenever I plant seeds, a rainstorm is sure to arrive and mess up my neat rows. This week was no different.Admittedly behind on the veggie garden (hey, I got 21 tomatoes planted at least), I w...

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#100HappyDays: Gypsy chickens and birthday celebrations

May 10, 2014
#100HappyDays: Gypsy chickens and birthday celebrations

Last Sunday, we celebrated my father-in-law, Ray-Dad's, birthday at a charming nursery/restaurant in Loomis called the Flower Farm.Aside from family cheer and beautiful surroundings, I loved meeting the "Gypsy Chicks," aka the funniest looking chi...

My 5 Monkeys
Parenting Girls on the Autism spectrum

Parenting Girls on the Autism spectrum

Parenting girls on the Autism SpectrumJessica Kingsleystand aloneMarch 15 bought I bought this book because 2 of girls have these traits, and are on the spectrum. This book done in a nice easy manner, and with stories , and ideas. Luckily I have been s...

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The Great Gatsby – Young and Beautiful Soundtrack Scene

HBO has been running "The Great Gatsby", which garnered all sorts of mixed reviews when it came out last year. I have all sorts of issues with Baz Luhrmann's methods and style, but sometimes he gets it exactly right:

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Sister Cristina Scuccia On “The Voice of Italy”

Ursuline Sister Cristina Scuccia nailed it again last night with her rendition of Irene Cara’s “Flashdance":





With Kylie Minogue

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Expectations

Expectations


Chronicles of Nothing
Your dream guy? Hank Hill

Your dream guy? Hank Hill

I spent a very large portion of my life thus far as a single, unattached gal.  Dating pretty much sucks. Lately, I’ve been watching King of the Hill while trying to fall asleep and it dawned on me that Hank Hill is the ideal husband. Ok, stop laughing. I’m serious. Ideal husband qualities Think...

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Reasons Why Phoenix Is So Bad

Cockroaches. They line up in the grass outside the house, waiting for the concrete to cool after the sun goes down so they can enter. You put out lines of boric acid on the sidewalks to slow their advance, and they find the weak points:

Sure, it was 109 degrees the other...

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