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The Value of Failure: Versions 3, 1 and 2

Note: This blog entry is posted on all three of my blogs: (making/being in/ staying in) trouble, It’s Diablogical!, and Unchained. Right now I am attempting to juggle three different blogs. I really like how these blogs highlight different aspects … Continue reading

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FAIL?

Beer (for 2!?) at the Library: Is this a FAIL? What do you think, STA?

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Our trip: the good, the bad and the bad tasting

STA, RJP, FWA and I just got back from our big summer trip. First we went up north–Duluth, the Porcupine Mountains, Copper Harbor, Houghton (where I was born), Crystal Falls/Amasa. Then, down through Wisconsin (Appleton). And finally ended up in … Continue reading

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Shopping with RJP and FWA

Since I was almost out of coffee yesterday, I decided it was time to go back to the coffee and tea place in Linden Hills (which I already wrote about here). I am pleased to announce that I had lattes … Continue reading

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Food Porn…

Really, respect the food? I think I must write more about this later (but, after STA’s Father’s Day Celebration)…. Addendum as of 6.21.10: When I first saw this advertisement, I was blinded by the ginormous phallus; the text, “respect the … Continue reading

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So, how do you like your cinnamon roll?

So, FWA and RJP are at camp at a local city park all summer. Camp starts at 10 for RJP and 11 for FWA. Since this schedule just started this week, FWA and I are still trying to figure out … Continue reading

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A few more thoughts, Day 7

I would like to elaborate on some things that STA mentioned: First, we went to the coolest kids’ (and adults-trying-to-relive-their-childhood) book store EVER: Wild Rumpus. It’s where I found (but didn’t buy…maybe it should be a birthday present–hint: June 29) … Continue reading

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Last Night’s Dinner…the SLP version

In my last entry, I mentioned that I was enlisting FWA in my mission to shop for dinner. He wrote down the list (and added a few “treats” for himself and RJP) and then walked with me to Oxendale’s. My … Continue reading

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Cleaning out the pantry

Today, after finally feeling like summer is beginning, I decided to clean out our pantry (or more specifically, our food cupboards). So far I have tackled our biggest food cupboard–the one with our canned goods, kids’ lunch food, bread and … Continue reading

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Some more reflections: Day Four

STA’s burgers and the margaritas were great on Tuesday night. My chips need a little work, however. I haven’t quite figured out that golden (literally) mean between soggy and burnt. Oh well, I will keep trying. As we were preparing … Continue reading

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