Monthly Archives: May 2011

that week was this week

This week is usually a tough one. It begins with my father’s birthday and ends with my sister’s. Memorial Day slips in there somewhere too. Usually I get depressed and withdraw. Some years are worse than others. I would say … Continue reading

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just another monday

Kept it simple. B had to work anyway. Made (turkey) hot dogs, potato salad, and doctored up some canned baked beans. Ate the last of the cherry pie.

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that’s a pizza

I made some tomato sauce this week and decided it would be fun to make a pizza using it. It turned out I also had some leftover turkey meatballs, so I put them on the pizza too. I also made … Continue reading

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order in randomness

Some random thoughts for today: We went to Whole Foods and got ingredients to make eggplant Parmesan, hot dogs and homemade pizza. At our favorite Japanese restaurant, we were greeted by name and taken to our favorite table. Usually on … Continue reading

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pie day

Spent the day making cherry pie. Step 1: Pit two pounds of cherries. Step 2: Cut pitted cherries in half, look for sneaky pits. I found 3. Step 3: Roll out the pie dough. Step 4: Add sugar and cornstarch … Continue reading

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spring cleaning

I’ve never seen a house get so dusty, and I’ve lived on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, and along Interstate 80 in the Bay Area. Who knew the LA burbs were so full of dirt? Today I dusted a good part … Continue reading

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this blog is five years old

This blog started as a Vox blog five years ago today. When Vox went away, B was kind enough to port it over to WordPress. I started it to keep track of our move – the one that is still … Continue reading

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I finished reading 365 Days of Thank Yous. It was interesting. As the title implies, the author decided to write 365 thank you notes. The results were pretty amazing. It changed his life. I think gratitude is a very powerful … Continue reading

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sums things up

Today’s to-do list said: unload dishwasher load dishwasher unload dishwasher load dishwasher unload dishwasher load dishwasher

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a day with the mouse

Today we went to Disneyland. Met up with some really awesome Disney fans. We looked for hidden Mickeys in Tomorrowland. We rented our first locker. Had something we didn’t want to get wet on Pirates. Good thing we did – … Continue reading

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