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Take It on the Run

Trombone has rediscovered his baby swing. He got this look on his face when he saw it tucked in the corner of the room, all, “Hey, you guys have been holding out on me! There’s a swing INSIDE!” I kind … Continue reading

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I’ve spent the day moving things upstairs in preparation for The Great Carpet Removal 2007. Took a brief break to buy some secondhand maternity clothes from the friend of a friend and am now the proud owner of jeans that … Continue reading

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Guest bloggity!

(Live from the ToPo, it’s Saint Aardvark taking dictation! ToPo is busy eating while watching ANTM. I feel like an Apple fanboy at a Jobs speech.) ToPo: I hate quitters. That means I hate you. And Tyra. (Hers is a … Continue reading

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We Had Joy, We Had Fun, We Had Beer and Ba-Con

(My apologies to Terry Jacks for the post title.) First. No more long trips with almost 11-month old. For the plane ride to Ontario, 2 weeks ago, Trombone was terrific. We plyed him with crackers, cheerios, fruit, books with pull-back-tabs, … Continue reading

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My Housewifely Duties

I now know how long I can live in squalor without feeling motivated to do anything about it: 8 months, 4 days. That’s a remarkably long time. When I had the baby, people / magazines / books said just focus … Continue reading

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