Category Archives: Kids DO the Darndest Things

Fall

Ah, autumn is quickly setting in and as I type this, I can see the persimmons on the tree. They are ready for picking and we have a bumper crop this year. I never knew of this fruit until I … Continue reading

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My dog is amazing

OK so there is a fair bit of sarcasm there… but she is a pretty good dog just the same. She was a throwaway. Someone didn’t want her and threw her out like an old chip bag. She was likely … Continue reading

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Best Toys for Children

  As the old joke goes, "you spend a fortune on presents for the kids on Christmas and a half hour later they are playing with the boxes."  This gets parents laughing simply because it is so TRUE! I have … Continue reading

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Cold Shower

They say kids learn about the world around them by experimenting. Well DD certainly learned by trial and error today. You see in Japan they have these nifty toilets called “washlets”. They are a toilet with a built in bidet … Continue reading

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My child prodigy…

  I was beginning to think that OUR child was a superiour being of fabulous talents. She’s not a bad artist and managed this likeness of her father at 2 & 1/2. Daddy These days (now 2 & 8mos)  she’s … Continue reading

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Beyond the call of duty…

   After all my years here some things still surprise me…   Some friends we hadn't seen in a while came down our way so we planned a bit of a get together. There were three families all together- we … Continue reading

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