Whoops

It seems a few miracles were coming our way this fall.

Miracle #1: Bryan was offered a new job in Utah in September, he accepted, and started commuting to Utah in October. He has been staying at his grandparents during the week, house hunting in the evenings, and flying home ...

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Barack Obama came for lunch today

Today we had black beans for lunch. Knowing that my boys would not eat them of their own free will, I bribed them with Cheetos… For each bite of beans, they got a Cheeto. Reece held up his first Cheeto and said proudly “ Barack Obama! I’m eating his head ...

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Tell me something I don't know

My Chinese fortune cookie told me this earlier this week.

Really? I had no idea.

Comments

Melinda October 23, 2009 at 8:52 p.m.

:-)

Karen October 23, 2009 at 9:38 p.m.

Back when Carley was only communicating with grunts and squeals, she got a ...

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Bryan is on the road

The weather this fall has been nice so far. We have been wondering why we are moving because it has been so nice here. And then today Bryan drove off to start his new job in Utah. And the nasty rains came.

I took the boys to their soccer games ...

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The Fabulous Granola Recipe

Okay, there were several requests for the yummy granola that I am in love with. So here is the recipe:

Granola
3 c. old fashioned oats
2/3 c. sliced almonds (2 oz)
1 c. broken pecan pieces
¾ c. shredded sweetened coconut
¼ c. brown sugar
¼ c. maple ...

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Induced Draft Assembly

We had our furnaced inspected as part of getting ready to sell the house, and we learned that our inducer assembly, or draft inducer, or induced draft assembly (it has many names) was cracked. It was going to be $530 to have it replaced, and in Washington you can’t ...

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The Good Stuff

I grew up not knowing how to cook really. I always ate out at a Taco Bell equivalent or my favorite Chinese fast food restaurant. Or I ate frozen dinners. Then I went to college. My food intake consisted of lots of Ramen, canned soup, spaghetti, and meals at the ...

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Done Commuting

Six months ago I fled the stress and agony of lay-off after lay-off at HP. The job I found was at Insitu, waaay east of our house in the Columbia Gorge. To carry me there each day, I discovered the son of the Power Wagon. I have now found another ...

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The cutest house is for sale on our street

Check it out right here;

http://www.rmlsweb.com/v2/public/report.asp?type=CR&CRPT2;=BgUFB2ddDnZdV1JVQFReUQzDzDyo3zBmkjw5iOtkMVndVtvcAzDzDdgh

Now don’t you want to buy it? Or at least don’t you know someone who wants to live in a cute suburb of Portland, OR and live in a great school district ...

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