Monthly Archives: October 2010

50 Things That Make Me Happy


1. When I’m relaxed enough to enjoy the sometimes sheer hilarity of living in a house with four children. 2.  Ridiculously large oak trees. 3.  Driving by myself. 4.  My ipod. 5. Colorfully-arranged Chrysanthemums in the fall. 6.  Crisp morning … Continue reading

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It’s Confession THUUUURRRSSSDAYYYYY!


  I hate Oprah.  There, I said it.  I hate her voice, her mannerisms, and her attitude.  I hate her because she’s got more money and power than should be vested in a single human being.   I hate that she … Continue reading

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Taxis in Topeka.


  Rentals in Topeka. The force is strong. Yeah, you guessed it.  That means things are pretty chaotic right now.  I’m having to use all my strength to resist the urge to grab my toothbrush and hit the door.  Does … Continue reading

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xtranormal video: sony dream machine, I hate you.


There’s a website where you can make movies from text.  It’s pretty awesome. Here’s my first shot: http://www.xtranormal.com/watch/7437287

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Strange things are afoot…


I have another confession to make, and it’s not even Thursday.  Here it is:  I’ve been struggling of late with some issues…and a decision has been reached.  Expect some changes around here, and I’m not talking about the font I … Continue reading

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Confession Thursday…the few, the proud…the lackidaisical


I started not to confess this one.  Seriously.  It’s a bit much.  But, if you are really going to get inside my head, then I should really tell you this: I went AWOL once.  It’s hard to own up to … Continue reading

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Behavior Choices Revisited: This kid is going to be the death of me.


I sent another email to Little B’s teacher yesterday, asking for something, ANYTHING about his progress (or lack thereof) with the behavior problems he was having at the start of the school year, status post our collaborative “PLAN”. It went … Continue reading

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