Monthly Archives: November 2010

An Actual Conversation: New Chucks

Pumpkin Pie wears Chuck Taylor sneakers.  If you don’t know what these are because you live under a rock, they are the classic canvas basketball shoe from back when dinosaurs ruled the land.  And they are adorable.  I don’t know … Continue reading

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What I Learned in Atlantic City

Husband and I got a chance to get away for a night to Atlantic City.  Together.  Without little people.  I know, whuck?!  Husband’s fantabulous mother, Mamaw, held down Cloud 8 and made sure everyone was fed and went to school … Continue reading

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Big Wheels and Big Boys

Most holidays, we members of Cloud 8 pack up our rockin minivan and head to Camp Mamaw (Husband’s parents’ place).  This Thanksgiving was no exception.  Mamaw and Dat rock and are lots of fun to visit.  Plus, there are lots of fun things … Continue reading

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An Actual Conversation: Irish Brotherly Love

My friend Jane was watching her 6 year-old Irish nephew, Ian, earlier this week while the movers packed up his house.  He and his family moved to California on Thanksgiving.  I ran into them walking outside.  Jane and I chatted … Continue reading

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What Pumpkin Pie is Thankful For

The Submarine Preschool made a huge paper turkey for Thanksgiving and hung it on the wall outside Pumpkin Pie’s classroom.  It said on it, “I am thankful for…” in big letters in the middle of the turkey.  Each tail feather … Continue reading

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An Actual Conversation: The Irish F-Bomb

My friend Jane’s awesome sister moved here from Ireland last December and is moving to California this week.  She and her Irish husband have a brand new angel of a daughter and two adorable Irish little boys around Pumpkin Pie’s … Continue reading

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Cagney and Lacey

There have been a rash of burglaries in our neighborhood.  The economy is still in the toilet and when that happens, crime increases.  I get it.  Over the summer, the burglaries were happening every week and those of us in … Continue reading

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