Monthly Archives: October 2006

wonders

Can you see it? “Autumn is a second spring, where every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus This is why I love having ten oak trees in my yard. This brief half-a-month where the leaves are bright and illuminated. … Continue reading

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frugality

Have you heard about eBates? It’s a shopping site that gives you up to 25% cash back every time you shop online. You can shop at over 800 stores including Barnes & Noble, Gap, Target, Buy.com and Expedia. Plus you … Continue reading

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crying over spilled milk

Last week my Mom came to visit. It was really cold and windy outside that day, so my plans to take Rhys and Mom to the orchard were out of the question. Instead, we went to lunch at Panera. I … Continue reading

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hop on pop

I learned something new about Rhys this week: she is a voracious reader! She loves to read and be read to – especially repeatedly. She’s content to sit in the middle of the floor with a book, pretending to read … Continue reading

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friday night lights

We found out this afternoon that the Cornhusker Marching Band would be playing just up the street from us tonight at Drake Stadium – at the halftime of a high school homecoming game. [In Iowa! Three blocks from us, no … Continue reading

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