Monthly Archives: November 2008

Stealing Fries

Look at them so sweet. Dori and the twins at the park. Look at them share so nice. But wait. What is this? Dori how could you? But don’t worry. He got them back. Later he even tossed in some sand to … Continue reading

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Adoption Day

    Two years ago today I received “the other call”. Our case had passed court and I was officially a mom. I am still humbled and honored that Ethiopia chose me to parent this precious little girl. We decorated … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Here’s Dori mashing potatoes. You might notice that there is only one beater.Someone keeps snitching the beaters from the drawer. I guess I need to search the sandbox again. We worked hard to help with the Thanksgiving feast. Our household … Continue reading

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Why Dori Went to School with a Half Eaten Apple

And Other Fun Stuff Dori was eating an apple last night. She has decided she likes them uncut these days.  She headed into the pantry and came out with a large black trash bag. At first I was excited – … Continue reading

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I Do It

Once spoken these word create a time warp where everything take three times longer than would be expected as reasonable. First there is the rejection of all offers of reasonable aid. This is often accompanied by physical and verbal confrontation … Continue reading

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Thomas the Train

On a better note we spent Saturday with Thomas the Train. We went on a twenty minute train ride pulled by Thomas the Train himself.  You have never seen such excitement among  the toddler crowd. There were jumping houses and … Continue reading

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One Tough Week

Last week was rough. First, I am fairly certain that the masterminds behind changing the time twice a year never had to face an overwrought two-year-old at 6:30 in the evening. Something about shifting the time an hour seemed to mess with … Continue reading

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