Category Archives: summer

Let’s try a little stream of consciousness blogging, shall we?

This old thing? Soren says, “Bess you!” When you sneeze. Or when he sneezes. Any kind of sneezes, doesn’t matter who. Soren tries to write his name, and he can kind of write S. Sometimes. He definitely recognizes his name, … Continue reading

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I worked at Starbucks when they started the registering your Starbucks card thing, and so I did. I even had it on auto-reload for about a year as a way of budgeting how much I could spend there per month. … Continue reading

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What’s this "Blog-thing" you speak of?

Oh, hey. You know how when you see someone multiple times per week, you always have a zillion things to talk about? But then you go a few weeks without talking to that person and you just kind of sit … Continue reading

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This weekend has been one of my favorite events of the year in Coeur d’Alene, Art on the Green. Though my mom certainly is more devoted than I and spends most of the open hours down there, I try to … Continue reading

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Observations while living at the lake

I have a very strong affection for quail. Cutest. Bird. Ever. Sometimes, adolescence doesn’t go away. I have more things in common with my dad than I realized. The sunset looks prettier here. Wiggly babies are less nice to hold … Continue reading

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Today, the glass is all the way full.

I was driving home from a co-ed baby shower (WHAT?) and it was 106 degrees outside. ONE-HUNDRED SIX DEGREES. Bliss. I rolled down my window, exulting in the almost overpowering heat, and noticed a flock of geese flying south. Like, … Continue reading

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