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Ginny replied on Sun, Sep 15 2013 4:19 PM

CC this makes complete sense to me.  I understand the tooth cutting thing too.  Aden cut his first tooth this past week.  It was traumatic for this little one who never has a care in the world before this, but he is so proud of that tooth, grinning for all it's worth.    Ginny 

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chocake2 replied on Sun, Sep 15 2013 7:03 PM

Mmmm, Nancy, send some of that pesto my way. I bet it's divine!

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chocake2 replied on Sun, Sep 15 2013 7:25 PM

I finished canning tomatoes. Now Sprout is happy to play in the box. He's sitting in it, driving, I think. It appears he has road rage the way he's waving his arms and chattering,/giving the raspberry, with his attention everywhere but where he's goin'.....  Cute. I wonder where he learned to drive like that??  ... ...

'Got a short nap before I had to make supper, and feel a sight better.

DD is sulking because I re-assigned chores toda, after weeks of battles about them not getting done, or being poorly done. She and the boys have been pointing fingers at each others saying that it's the other one's fault that the work isn't getting done and in the meantime Mom has been getting stuck with it. So I lowered the boom.  Now She thinks it's terribly un-fair that she has to do chores at all because , get this...she babysits while I am at work.  Uh-huh. A paying job is the same as earning your keep??? Gotta marvel at how the teenage brain works.  

...So, anyone wanna adopt a daughter? She's not house broken but she can sew a straight seam and has lots of experience frogging.

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Susan replied on Sun, Sep 15 2013 7:56 PM

CC, You make me chuckle with your stories! I love to hear them. So glad  mine are grown, however, they still point fingers,say its not fair he/she gets more, etc. etc. Keep the stories coming!!! Susan

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Nana replied on Sun, Sep 15 2013 8:48 PM

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Oh the joys of a teenager.  She will outgrow it in about 10 yrs....ROFLOL.  

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Karla replied on Sun, Sep 15 2013 9:29 PM

chocake2:
...So, anyone wanna adopt a daughter? She's not house broken but she can sew a straight seam and has lots of experience frogging.

Do you want to trade for a 14-yr old who's all mouth and attitude?  He does mow the lawn occasionally

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weezee56 replied on Sun, Sep 15 2013 9:30 PM

CC, DD1 is 30 and DD2 is 25, they didn't grow out of anything they did as teens.  I'm just glad they are still potty broke. and they can not sew a straight line.

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Roxana replied on Sun, Sep 15 2013 9:45 PM

Karla and CC.... Been there. Done that. Don't want to do it again. ... You have my empathy. ....

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Bonita replied on Sun, Sep 15 2013 10:08 PM

They don't have to be teenagers to have a smart mouth. I asked the not quite 3 year old what was she doing and was told none of your business. She said she would put me in time out and a monster would get me. I don't know where she came up with the monster thing.

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MNnancy replied on Sun, Sep 15 2013 10:19 PM

I don't normally watch the Miss America contest, but there was a lot of local excitement for contestant Rebecca Yeh, Brainerd High School class of 2011, and she made it all the way to 4th-runner up!  She has always been an amazing young lady - intelligent, athletic, beautiful, and extremely gifted on the violin.  The Brainerd Lakes area is proud!

   


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Donna B replied on Sun, Sep 15 2013 11:45 PM

Nancy, congratulations to Rebecca and Brainerd Lakes!

I am sitting on the deck watching the lightening east of us...where there are severe T/Storms hitting right now with high winds, dust and hail - and it's close to where Patti lives.  We seem to be just west of the storm's main path so will probably avoid the worst of it.  We are forecast for heavy rains and lightening, but not the strong winds and hail they are experiencing east of us from the Columbia river toward Spokane and western Idaho.  Jaci may see some of this storm in her area too, but it looks like it will miss Gini.

Hope everyone will be safe tonight...

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Nana replied on Mon, Sep 16 2013 2:43 AM

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Who actually won?  And congratulations to the Brainerd girl.

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MNnancy replied on Mon, Sep 16 2013 7:01 AM

Miss New York for the second year in a row.  She was of east Indian heritage and danced a Bollywood number for her talent.


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Patti replied on Mon, Sep 16 2013 8:48 AM

Donna B:
where there are severe T/Storms hitting right now with high winds, dust and hail - and it's close to where Patti lives.

The storm lost most of it's strength before it got to us as well.

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Susie replied on Mon, Sep 16 2013 8:53 AM

Ugh...what a weekend!  Friday night I went & saw Menopause, the Musical with some friends.  Talk about 2 hours of non-stop laughter!  I don't think my ribs have recovered yet!

Then it was off to Minnesota for the rest of the weekend.  Let me tell you, leaving Milwaukee at 10 pm doesn't bode well for this chick!  I stopped 3 different times to grab a couple hours of sleep.  A 5 hours drive turned into 10 hours!  Then, grab 2 more hours of sleep at my mom's before I was off to pick up my son so he could have my car for the day & I could quilt a couple crib-size tops.  Back to my mom's for the night.  Sunday morning, step-dad had a major blow up & threated to walk out.  Drama, drama, drama!  Mom finally got him calmed down--I made omelets for breaky & then I was off to get my son. 

We picked his gf up from the airport, went to watch my beloved Vikings lose, dropped her back off at school & hit the road to come home.  It's rather tough to drive when you are a bit on the tired side & the boy (20 yo) in the passenger seat is snoring like a buzz saw.  Funny, but tough to stay awake.  After a couple of pit stops (VERY unusual for us!), we finally made it home at 10:30 last night.  Brought in only what was necessary, and crashed.

Tonight isn't going to be too much of a sewing night--need to get some more sleep.  Sooooo tired today.  I think I need to get some coffee...bbl!

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