Permalink 08:33:00 am, by Mary Email , 412 words
Categories: Everyday Life, Owen, Ivan, Aron, Family, Menu and Cooking

Tuesday Refreshment

I know it's Friday, but I want to talk about Tuesday for a minute.

The boys and I had such a refreshing dinner Tuesday evening. The two oldest little guys had field day at school and that means Aron and I had field day too. Aron joined right in the competition with Ivan's first grade class and had so much fun.

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Permalink 01:01:00 am, by Mary Email , 716 words
Categories: Family, Parenting, Writing

Straight Pins on the Washing Machine

I learned how to multiply numbers one evening, when I was four or five years old, sitting on top of an avocado green Speed Queen Washing Machine.

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Permalink 08:27:00 am, by Mary Email , 187 words
Categories: Menu and Cooking

Menu Monday: Last Days of School

We have an odd week this week as the boys are only going to school for three half days. For that reason, I'm trying to plan dinners that are easy, not necessarily quick, but easy and fun to eat.

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Permalink 02:52:00 pm, by Mary Email , 1013 words
Categories: Michigan, Family, Writing

Blank Pages

I saw an entry in my mom's journal from 1977, about my aunt feeling down and I knew right away it must have been written soon after my uncle passed away. I backed up, scanning the pages for some reference to an emergency, a phone call, a funeral but I found nothing.

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Permalink 03:31:00 pm, by Mary Email , 204 words
Categories: Menu and Cooking

Menu Monday: Nothing To See Here

It's true. There isn't much here today. I'm not cooking much this week because there are several things going that will have us out of the house in the evenings. Never the less, here is what we will be eating.

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