Monthly Archives: October 2013

Jellyfish!

Arden, sprung from the hospital in time for an abbreviated trick or treat. Grateful are we. Advertisements

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Halloween scares

Trudy has done two Halloween dances since waking up at 5:45. She finished her breakfast, went to get her costume, and asked to go trick or treating. “But, it’s dark already!” “Why do I have to wait until after dinner?” … Continue reading

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For Rudy

At the risk of making this a depressing dead dog blog, I’m going to write for Rudy tonight. Following the great tradition of many American women, I cook for people when I’m sad or they’re sad (or, frankly, happy), so … Continue reading

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sad

I’m just feeling sad tonight. Rudy has had his fill of petting, scrambled eggs, waffles with peanut butter, sniffing around. Also, the usual not as nice things. Telling the kids on Friday was so so hard. Arden buried his chin … Continue reading

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hard things

We’re putting our Rudy dog down on Monday. We’ve been eeking him along since July, but he is clearly not himself. I think that, instead of waiting for him to have a final painful episode, we are wanting him to … Continue reading

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seriously

My boy, he is still sick. This is rare. And it sucks. Adding to the suck was the email from preschool that my girl has a fever. Luckily, we had yet to get to the pediatrician’s office for our 2:00 … Continue reading

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down for the count

So, our boy is super sick. Puking, mumbling, sleeping hard sick. When it started on Monday night, I told myself it was likely a 24 hour bug. It has passed 24 hours. (I’m now telling myself it is a 48 … Continue reading

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Fall Ramblings

Y’all, this fall is crazy. CRA-zee. Jess has class 2 nights a week, Arden has soccer 2 nights a week, Trudy needs to nap but never does, one group of my students gets it, and the other looks at me … Continue reading

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