Monthly Archives: October 2010

Mt Misery Part 2: Electric Bugaloo

Part 2:  During Sweet Pea comes home tomorrow late morning from Mt. Misery and so far I haven’t heard anything, which is exactly what is supposed to happen.  For those of you NOT from Our Town, Mt. Misery is a … Continue reading

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6th Grade Vacation Destination: Mount Misery Doesn’t that sound fun?! Part 1

PART I:  Before In Our Town, every sixth grader in the public school has the opportunity to go on a school environmental education trip for four days and three nights one small group at a time to the enticingly named … Continue reading

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An Actual Conversation: The Bagel Tree

Pumpkin Pie picked a seed off his bagel this morning and… Pumpkin Pie: Can I plant this seed from my bagel outside and grow a bagel tree? Me: Ummm…  Well… (Torn between telling him the truth and ruining a perfectly … Continue reading

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Pickles and the Staples

    Pickles wanted his awesome fuzziest-blanket-on-the-planet on his bed yesterday and when I took his sheets off, I was very surprised by what I saw.  Staples!  Lots and lots of staples.  Was Pickles doing some late night collating?  It … Continue reading

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Pilates is a real pain.

    I packed up Pumpkin Pie to go to Pilates Friday morning.  The preparations were monumental.  I charged up the lap top the night before.  Pumpkin Pie and I packed up some toys in his backpack, a snack for … Continue reading

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Sunday Smackdown: blow-up squeaky hammer vs outer space

    Today’s Sunday Smackdown is brought to you by Sweet Pea and Pumpkin Pie.  Pumpkin Pie got a blow-up squeaky hammer at a birthday party yesterday and evidently slept with it in his bed.  He brought it into my … Continue reading

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Halloween Snackies

While I was in line to pick up at the Submarine Preschool, I overheard the extremely young perky room mom fretting about how the year’s party parent sign up slots were not all filled up.  Figuring that I really don’t … Continue reading

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