Category Archives: Family Life

Life, food, kids, family, personal

Like Walking to Mordor… Holiday Knitting.

Well not exactly like walking to Mordor. Better, actually, because there are no orcs and I’ve got Netflix, Trader Joe’s dark chocolate covered peppermint JoJos, and instant hot chocolate instead of lembas bread. Ok, the analogy is a stretch, I’ll … Continue reading

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When in panic, I knit.

Still reeling from the results of the election and dealing with a lot of anxiety about the well-being of myself and my fellow MoT, our Muslim-American neighbors, the LGBT community, #BlackLivesMatter, and in general the nation and the planet, in the … Continue reading

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Well. I’m home.

Has it been over a year since I wrote a blog here? Holy cow, it has. What happened??? So much has happened. I think for purposes of this blog, it’s safe to say that primarily a crippling depression happened. That … Continue reading

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The saga continues.

Some of you may remember that we’ve been having some ongoing issues with keeping our cat Bug in the house when it’s summer and the sliding glass doors are open. When we moved in to Spacious Green Acres, we made … Continue reading

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Oh, hi November! Kearney Park Faire this weekend!

Can All Hallows have come and gone? Yep. We had a fantastic time! I always love this fun local festival. The costumes, the kids, the music… These parents were good sports and obviously understood that they are living props for … Continue reading

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Yet More Fun With Cats

It all started a few weeks ago, during the Twain Harte fair, when Lovebug, Fifth Viscount Naughtypants, the Earl of Angelfluff, Mr. Tinklebritches Esq. III figured out how to get around the patented Grip Security Measures we’d installed on the … Continue reading

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And then there were four.

Spacious Nuthouse Estates is currently chock full of nuts! And, er, cats. The Youngest and her cat have come home for an extended summer visit, before heading up to the Pacific Northwest. They’ll be making the permanent move later this … Continue reading

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