A little bit of info about oil slicks

Well, I told someone my story about the oil slick a while back and they told me a great way to clean it up and I figured I need to document it for future reference. If you have a cat, then get out your cat litter (the fresh, clean stuff …

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Reece update

So the tubes are in Reece’s ears and we know, absolutely know, he doesn’t have ear problems. So why does he persist in being grumpy and not sleeping? It turns out that he has 4 little top teeth coming in. I forgot how miserable teething was and now …

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Tubes

Early this morning we took Reece to the hospital to get the surgery for tubes in his ears. We had to leave by 5:30 am to get there on time for pre-op check in and such. His surgery was at 7:30. Since he had to go under general …

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Donkey Konga 2

We love games. I have resisted video games for a long time because of their power to suck you in and never let go. However, I finally gave in. We got a Nintendo Game Cube for Isaac this year with a hope that it wouldn’t take over our lives …

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Skiing and GPS Fun

Isaac and I went skiing at Cooper Spur today. We turned the GPS on for the drive and Isaac had fun noticing the highway signs for Interstate 84 both on the roadside, and on the little map on the GPS. This evening after the trip I used gpsman to download …

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Oil slick

Yesterday was another one of the days where the kids help you learn a new skill whether you want it or not. I was out of the room when this learning situation started, but I sure noticed it quick!

It was 9 am and I had just finished breakfast and …

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FHE Blooper

Hee, Hee. This is a great story to write down for posterity. Tonight we had family night and I asked Isaac if he wanted to choose a topic for the lesson. He chose the story of Samuel the Lamanite from the Book of Mormon to talk about and act out …

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Laundry room

I finished the laundry room, or at least as much as I am going to do this year. I have painted, installed shelving along one wall and actually gotten a new washer and dryer! They are a front loading set and they are really quiet. I am almost embarrassed to …

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Cold Bike Ride

I can tell I’m getting older because I can’t sleep in on Saturdays anymore. I woke up early today and it wasn’t because one of the kids woke me up. Everyone was still asleep. It wasn’t raining, so I decided to go for a bike ride …

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Flood Damage on Mt. Rainier

In case you haven’t heard, it rains a lot here in the Great Northwest. In fact, November is usually the rainiest month of all here. The monthly average is about 6 inches of rain. On November 7th this year we had already had about 6.5 inches of rain …

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